Mini pepper with goat cheese is a mouth-watering side dish that will perfectly give a finishing touch to your meal. These Mini pepper with goat cheese are super tasty as they are cooked in an air fryer. Whether it’s a formal party at your house or a casual get-together with friends, these mini air-fried peppers filled with cheese are a great choice.
Know your ingredients:
Before knowing the recipe, you should know the ingredients.
● Olive oil:
Olive oil helps transfer the flavors of foods and spices, making them good on the mouth and satisfying the appetite. Its use enhances salty and sugary flavors without guilts because of its excellent properties (although if you’re trying to lose weight, you might not want to go overboard because, like all fats, this will provides nine calories per gram).
Extra virgin olive oil and virgin olive oil, while they look great, lose their flavor when heated, making them best for raw foods. Use them to harmonize spices in a dish, to enhance and build flavor, and to add body and depth. Olive oil also balances the acidity in acidic foods such as tomatoes, vinegar, wine, and lemon juice. Carefully treat olive oil and combine its flavors with the flavors of the other ingredients in dishes you carefully prepare.
● Italian herbs:
Italian herbs or Italian seasoning is a blend of different herbs and spices that is used in different Italian dishes. It acts as a flavor booster. It includes dried basil, dried oregano, dried marjoram, and dried sage. Red pepper flakes and coriander can also be added to it. Homemade Italian seasoning adds more taste to the dish. Italian herbs are used to season many dishes like meat, pasta, and many others.
– How to make Italian seasoning at home?
It is so easy and simple to make at home and is long-lasting than the shop-bought. You just have to mix all the herbs ( basil, oregano, marjoram, and sage and spices) and store in an airtight jar. It can be stored for 6 months.
● Black pepper:
Black pepper is widely used in cooking around the world. It is often called “KING OF SPICES”. Black pepper and its active ingredient, piperine, can have strong antioxidant activity, increase the absorption of certain nutrients and beneficial compounds.
The amount of black pepper commonly used in cooking and additives up to 20 mg piperine appears to be safe. However, black pepper can increase drug absorption and should be used with caution when combined with some medications. Black pepper is a flexible ingredient that can be added to a variety of recipes, including meat, fish, eggs, salads, and soups. Available at most grocery stores.
– How to grind black pepper?
Making black pepper at home is very fresh and will make your cooking taste extraordinary. Its use on your plate is very fresh and makes the dish delicious.
Its recipe is very easy. Follow the following steps:
- Dry the peppercorns until they are roasted well.
- Cool completely.
- Grind until powder formed.
- Keep in a container.
● Goat cheese:
Goat cheese is a nutritious dairy product that is rich in vitamins and minerals, its protein structure and lower levels of lactose make it a good choice. Keeping these flexible ingredients in your kitchen can ensure that you always have unique and delicious ingredients for both sweet and savory dishes.
– Substitute for goat cheese:
If you don’t get goat cheese, you shouldn’t be worried as few things can be used as a substitution for goat cheese:
Ricotta cheese can be used instead of goat cheese. Ricotta cheese is a little mild, add salt before using it. Ricotta cheese has a loose texture it can be spread over the dish.
Cream cheese has a similar texture like goat cheese. It is a little stiffer and doesn’t have that similar tangy flavor. To get that tangy flavor, add Greek yogurt, it will also soften the texture a little bit.
Labneh is a Mediterranean yogurt cheese and can be used as a substitute for goat cheese. It is thick and has the same texture and tangy flavor as goat cheese.