Stuffed Banana Peppers

Stuffed Banana Peppers
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  • Recipe Yield: 10

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.
Servings Per Container: 10 Serving Size: 1 pepper half
Amount Per Serving DV%*
Calories 70
Total Fat 4.5g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 4%
Iron 0%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.