How to make Pepper Slices With Cream Cheese -

Colourful bell peppers stuffed with cream cheese...served chilled.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Red Capsicum (लाल शिमला मिर्च ), Cream Cheese (क्रीम चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

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Pepper Slices With Cream Cheese

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Hindi: shimla mirch
The capital city of Himachal Pradesh in India, Shimla has many farms of capsicum. Hence, the Hindi name. Besides this, though not loved by all, this veggie is the most essential whenever you plan to dish-up an Indo-Chinese recipe. Stuff them up with cheese, beans, other veggies or meats or just make a simple sabzi, it will surely add that exciting crisp to your creations!

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pepper Slices With Cream Cheese Recipe

  • Red Capsicum 1

  • Cream Cheese 1

  • Green capsicum 1

  • Cream cheese 3/4 cup

  • Canned pineapple drained and crushed 3 slices

  • Mayonnaise 3/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 10-12

  • Almonds chopped 20

  • Lettuce 4 leaves

Method

Step 1

Cut a piece from the stem end of the capsicums.

Step 2

Remove the seeds and the membranes.

Step 3

Beat the cream cheese till smooth; add the pineapple, mayonnaise, salt, crushed peppercorns and almonds.

Step 4

Stuff the capsicums with the cheese mixture, cover and chill for at least twelve hours.

Step 5

Slice each capsicum with a hot, sharp knife and place them on ice.

Step 6

Serve in a platter on a bed of lettuce leaves.

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