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Grit Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted red peppers filled with creamy grits can serve well as a dinner or brunch menu.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 -4 servings
Author: Stephanie


  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • dash of salt
  • 3/4 cups grits
  • 2 1/4 cups vegetable broth*
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • couple dashes hot sauce
  • optional: green onion


  • Preheat oven 400 degrees
  • Cut tops off peppers and remove membranes. Slice peppers in half.
  • Coat peppers with olive oil and sprinkle of salt.
  • Roast in preheated oven 20 minutes turning at least once during cooking.
  • Meanwhile prepare grits according to package directions.
  • Remove peppers from the oven and set aside. Reduce oven temperature to 350.
  • When grits are cooked add garlic powder, butter, Swiss cheese, and hot sauce. Stuff peppers with grits and sprinkle with red chili pepper flakes.
  • Return to oven and cook an additional 15 minutes.


* can use water in place of vegetable broth.
optional-top peppers with chopped green onion