Smoked Mozzarella Chorizo Peppers

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Author Notes: Smoked Mozzarella Chorizo Peppers topped off with cilantro and green onions. Packed with amazing flavor and full of all kinds of healthiness!Holly


Serves 6

  • 8 large red peppers (use orange or yellow if preferred)
  • Cooking/grilling spray
  • salt & pepper
  • 8 ounces fresh smoked mozzarella
  • 3 ounces thinly sliced chorizo (10 slices: 8 to grill on the peppers and 2 more chopped for garnish)
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  1. Wash, dry and cut peppers in half lengthwise. Carefully remove all stems, seeds and veins. Spray both sides with grilling spray and salt & pepper.
  2. Heat grill to 450 degrees.
  3. Place peppers on the grill skin side up, close the grill and cook for 4-5 minutes. Turn peppers over and grill (lid closed) for 4-5 more minutes.
  4. While the peppers are cooking, cut mozzarella into 8 slices – roughly ½ inch thick.
  5. Add one slice of chorizo, then one slice of mozzarella to each pepper. Close the grill and cook for 2-3 more minutes.
  6. Remove from the grill and top with sliced onions, the rest of the chopped chorizo, and chopped cilantro. Enjoy!

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