Spicy Sausage Cherry Peppers

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  • Level: Easy
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Directions

  1. Slice off the tops of 12 fresh cherry peppers; remove the seeds. Place the tops and bottoms on a baking sheet, drizzle witholive oil and broil until blistered, about 3 minutes; let cool. Combine 8 ounces Italian turkey sausage (casings removed), 14 cup each ricotta and chopped parsley, 2 tablespoons grated parmesan, 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest, 1 grated garlic clove, 12 teaspoon kosher salt and a few grinds of pepper. Stuff into the peppers and sprinkle with shredded mozzarella. Bake at 425 degrees F until cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Cover with the roasted tops.