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Sajtos Töltött Paprika - Hungarian Stuffed Peppers

Sajtos Töltött Paprika - Hungarian Stuffed Wax peppers is a great contrast of spice and creamy cheesy goodness.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Servings: 10 people


  • 10 Hungarian Wax peppers
  • 1 cup farmers cheese or Ricotta
  • ½ cup grated Pecorino Romano or Parmesan
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 2 cloves finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray a baking sheet/cookie sheet with non stick spray or line with parchment paper.
  • Make a slit along each pepper, leaving both the head and tail intact.
  • By hand, remove the seeds and rinse out the inside of the pepper.
  • To make the filling, combine farmer’s cheese, Pecorino, eggs, salt, parsley and garlic in a bowl.
  • Mix well until thoroughly combined.
  • Stuff each pepper with the filling.
  • Place the stuffed peppers on prepared baking sheet.
  • Drizzle the olive oil over the peppers.
  • Bake for 30 minutes until cheese is melted and peppers have started to brown.