Stuffed Banana Peppers

Stuffed Banana Peppers
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    Recipe Yield: 10

20 minutes

Wondering what to do with all those peppers from your garden?


  • 1 (2.6 oz.) Pouch - Tuna Creations® Hickory Smoked
  • 4 oz. light cream cheese, softened
  • 34 cup shredded cheddar jack cheese, divided
  • 14 cup diced red and green peppers
  • 18 cup diced red onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 14 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 5 banana peppers, split in half and cleaned


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix tuna, cream cheese, 12 cup shredded cheese, peppers, onion, garlic and cayenne pepper until smooth.
  • Spread tuna mixture inside each half pepper and place on a cookie sheet.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 4 minutes, until lightly browned on top. Top each pepper with 1–2 tsp. remaining cheese and place back in oven for 1 minute to melt cheese.
  • Serve with a drizzle of hot sauce if desired.

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