Chicken Stuffed Peppers with Mozz

By Michael Dergo
April 30, 2012
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Author Notes: A light, easy, clean dish perfect for a snack, side or even a main.Michael Dergo

Makes: 6


  • 1 pound Course ground chicken breast
  • 1 Medium sized Yellow Onion - Diced
  • 8 Diced Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tablespoon Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon Fresh Basil - Diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flake
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fennel Seed
  • 4 ounces Pinot Grigio

Peppers & Mozz

  • 3 Bell Peppers
  • 1 pound Fresh Mozzarella
  1. - Lightly coat 10-12 inch skillett with olive oil and warm over light medium heat - Add dry herbs and garlic / stir and let warm for appoximately 3 minutes - Add onion - stir and let warm for approximately 5 minutes (do not burn the garlic or onions) - Turn heat to high and add the wine / let go for approximately 3 minutes - Add ground chicken / leave heat on high - Cook chicken thoroughly / allow to reduce enough to obtain some browning on the chicken then remove from heat and allow to sit while prepping peppers and mozzarella
  2. - Preheat oven to 350 degrees - Cut peppers in half length-wise / remove seeds and smooth out the inside (do not need to remove all insides veins - Slice Fresh Mozzarella into 6 1/4 inch slices
  3. - Massage the Peppers with Olive Oil and pack them with chicken stuffing - Place slice of Mozzarella over each stuffed Pepper - Place into one inch tall baking dish - Place into oven for 10 minutes - Remove dish and cover - Reduce heat to 300 degrees and let bake for 30 minutes - Remove - sprinkle with dried Oregano and Enjoy

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