Best Ways to Eat Banana Peppers

Banana pepper
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In our opinion, banana peppers don’t get as much love as other members of the chili pepper family. It’s not quite hot, so even people with low tolerance can eat it, while its tangy and somewhat sweet taste makes it quite versatile. And it has a cool name.

In order to inspire you to give them a chance, we decided to share some of the best ways to eat banana peppers. So let’s check them out.

Stuffed Banana Peppers

Banana peppers can grow to be quite big, making them perfect for stuffing. So whether you choose to stuff them with cream cheese or ground meat, you will end up with a perfect dish.

Pickled Banana Peppers

This pepper acts quite great when pickled. They are crisp and crunchy, making them a perfect addition to sandwiches or a simple snack you reach for when you open the fridge.

Deep Fried Banana Peppers

All fried food is great, so it isn’t surprising that deep-fried banana peppers made it on our list. Simply coat them in some buttermilk and corn meal, fry them up in vegetable oil, and then pair them with your favorite dipping sauce.

Banana Pepper Poppers

To get your fried banana peppers to another level, try making banana pepper poppers. Similar to widely popular jalapeno poppers, banana peppers poppers are also stuffed with mozzarella, dipped in battered, and then fried in hot oil. The result is cheesy awesomeness you won’t be able to get enough of. Some versions also have them wrapped in bacon.