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Receta de Pimientos del Piquillo con Queso - Piquillo Peppers Stuffed with Baby Manchego Cheese Recipe

La Tienda Kitchens

  • 15 minutes
  • 4 servings
Piquillo Peppers Stuffed with Baby Manchego Cheese Recipe
Sautéed piquillo peppers filled with baby Manchego cheese are a splash of color and warmth, fresh from the pan! The rich, buttery sheep's milk cheese perfectly balances the tangy sweet peppers. This recipe is quite simple and very tasty.
Rated 5 Stars


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Remove peppers from the jar and blot dry with paper towels. Very gently, slide one strip of baby Manchego cheese into the open end of each piquillo pepper. 


Heat 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil in a medium sauté pan or skillet until hot and just barely smoking. Add the cheese stuffed peppers to the pan and brown the peppers on each side, gently turning approximately every 30 seconds, until the cheese melts. 


Transfer the peppers to a plate and drizzle lightly with olive oil before serving. Garnish with parsley if desired. 

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October 2016

Rated 5 Stars

I made these for a dinner party and impressed my friends. I didn't have Tetilla cheese, used Manchego instead and they were great.

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