Hungarian Cheese-Stuffed Wax Peppers (Sajtos Toltott Paprika)

Hungarian Cheese-Stuffed Wax Peppers (Sajtos Toltott Paprika)

These Hungarian cheese-stuffed wax peppers, or sajtos toltott paprika, are a meatless main course or side dish suitable for vegetarian and gluten-free diets.
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  • Serves: 3 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a baking pan with foil and lightly coat with cooking spray.
  3. Step 3

    Cut off tops of peppers and reserve. Remove seeds and pith and set peppers aside.
  4. Step 4

    In a food processor , blend the dry curd cheese until smooth. Add Parmesan cheese, eggs, salt, parsley, and garlic. Mix until well combined, being careful not to overmix.
  5. Step 5

    Divide cheese mixture evenly between peppers, pushing it in to fill the entire pepper.
  6. Step 6

    Replace the tops and place peppers in a single layer on the greased pan.
  7. Step 7

    Sprinkle with oil and bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.