Fontina-Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers

Fontina cheese melts beautifully in these colorful mini-stuffed peppers, which could be served as a unique appetizer or side dish.

Wisconsin Cheese Fontina-Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Fontina can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line a 15 x 10-inch baking pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Cut bell peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds and membranes; Combine the rice, corn, black beans, cilantro, lime juice, chili powder and cumin in a bowl. Gently stir in 3/4 cup fontina. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon filling into bell peppers.
  3. Place on prepared pan. Sprinkle each with remaining fontina. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until filling is heated through. Serve immediately.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Fontina is a mild cheese with slightly tart and nutty flavors. It's melts great when warmed and is also a delicious choice for snacking.

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