Meaty Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Aired February 19, 2009

1/2 pound ground pork
1/4 cup currants
1 egg
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
Salt and ground black pepper
1 jar pickled cherry peppers, drained, stems and seeds removed

Preheat oven to 400F.

In a mixing bowl, combine the pork, currants, egg, breadcrumbs, parsley and pine nuts with some salt and pepper.

Stuff the cherry peppers with the meat mixture then arrange the stuffed peppers in a baking dish. Bake uncovered until the meat has cooked through, about 20 minutes. Serve warm.

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