Castella Imports

Cheezy Stuffed Sweety Pepps

Ingredients

Vegetable oil cooking spray 
3 oz Thinly Sliced Pancetta, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces 
½ Medium Onion, finely chopped 
¾ cup Ricotta Cheese 
½ cup Frozen Petite Peas, thawed 
Kosher salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper 

Method

  1. Place an oven rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350°F. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add pancetta and cooking , stirring frequently, until brown and crispy (about 5-7 minutes)
  3. Using a slotted spoon, remove the pancetta and drain on paper towels. Add the onion to the pan and cook until translucent and soft (about 5 minutes). Set aside to cool for 10 minutes
  4. In a medium bowl, combine the onion, pancetta, cheeses and peas. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Using a small spoon, fill each pepper with the ricotta mixture and place on baking sheete.
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes.