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Hungarian Cheese-Stuffed Wax Peppers Recipe - Sajtos Toltott Paprika

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Yield: 12 Hungarian Cheese Peppers


12 Hungarian wax peppers, seeds and pith removed, tops reserved

1 pound dry curd cheese or farmers cheese or ricotta

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 large beaten eggs

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley

2 cloves minced garlic

1 tablespoon oil


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a food processor, blend dry curd cheese until smooth. Add Parmesan, eggs, salt, parsley and garlic and mix until well combined. Do not over blend.
  2. Stuff peppers. Place tops on. Line a baking pan with foil and lightly coat with cooking spray. Place stuffed peppers in a single layer in the pan. Sprinkle with oil and bake 35-45 minutes or until golden and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
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