Bell Pepper Rajas

Bell Pepper Rajas

Top green, red and yellow bell peppers with cheese, olives and crushed red pepper for an appetizer that's bursting with color and flavor.

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

08

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1/2
green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 6 strips
1/2
red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 6 strips
1/2
yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into 6 strips
3/4
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (3 ounces)
2
tablespoons chopped ripe olives
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
  1. Cut bell pepper strips crosswise in half. Arrange close together in ungreased broilerproof pie pan, 9x1 1/4 inches, or round pan, 9x2 inches. Sprinkle with cheese, olives and red pepper.
  2. Set oven control to broil. Broil peppers with tops 3 to 4 inches from heat about 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings
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Did You Know...
Rajas "strips" usually refers to ribbons of chilies.
Substitution
No need to limit yourself to Monterey Jack cheese. Use any variety you’d like, or use both a yellow and a white cheese for color contrast.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 65
    • (Calories from Fat 45 ),
  • Total Fat 5 g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 g,),
  • Cholesterol 15 mg;
  • Sodium 115 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 4 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.