Italian Peppers Prosciutto Pepperoni Cheese Mini Biscuit Appetizer Recipe



I love peppers, pepperoni and ham in my calzones with of course loads of cheese!  Here is an easy appetizer that you can throw everything together in minutes for a tasty appetizer the gang will love! Great for any gathering! These are like having a mini bread calzone or meat pie all in one tasty little bite! Trust me you will make them again! Kind of taste like an Italian style cheddar bay biscuit!

1 small chopped red or green bell pepper
1/3 cup ricotta or sour cream
1 cup pepperoni chopped, or (use Italian loose sausage cooked and drained)
1/4 cup chopped Prosciutto or ham
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/4 cup grating cheese
1/2 cup shredded provolone cheese
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese whole milk
1/2 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar
3/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
pinch of cayenne pepper
1 egg beaten

Garnish:
olive oil
dried parsley
garlic powder

Dipping sauce:
Marinara sauce click here for recipe or use store bought

In a bowl mix all the dry ingredients, spices and seasonings and blend together. Add the meats, peppers and cheese, egg and ricotta stir until mixed evenly.  Let rest around 10 minutes.
Spoon into mini muffin tins or by tablespoons on a cookies sheet.

Sprinkle tops with dried parsley, garlic powder and drizzle a bit of olive oil on each one, add more shredded cheese if you like.
Bake at 400 degree hot oven for 25 minutes or until golden browned serve with marinara dipping sauce.


+claudia lamascolo  Author

4 comments:

Big Dude said...

These babies look absolutely fantastic Claudia.

Mr. & Mrs. P said...

These made our mouths water!!! What a great combination of ingredients

bellini said...

You had me at proscuitto and pepperoni..and now cheesy biscuits.

Rachelle said...

yum, yum, yum yum.