Monday, August 5, 2013

Crabby Stuffed Peppers


I really wanted stuffed peppers for dinner the other night & knew that my boys would not be happy about it. Solution...make them into crabs & this worked perfectly with getting them to eat them!  These Crabby Stuffed Peppers are such a fun summer dinner for the kids & just might get your little picky eaters to try something new!  My boys ate them...including the peppers & actually enjoyed it! Very easy to put together as well!:)

Crabby Stuffed Peppers
(makes 2)

Stuffed Pepper Recipe (we like Pillsbury)
3 Red Bell Peppers
2 Babybel Cheese Snacks
2 Black Olives
Toothpicks

Follow the directions to make any stuffed pepper recipe. We like the one HERE from Pillsbury. While the stuffed peppers are in the oven take 1 extra red bell pepper & cut it into 4 pieces.  Scoop out the inside first.  Cut out 1 snapper using a knife then use that piece as a guide to cut the rest.  Place the tops on & attach the snappers on the sides using toothpicks.  We broke them in half.  Cut a Babybel in half & attach those on the top using a toothpick. We cut the ends from olives & pressed them on for pupils.  Super easy right?!!

Here is a close up...


Check out the inside...yum!!


We also cut little pieces from the extra bell pepper to make the little feet....


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13 comments:

  1. Wow, those are adorable. What a fun way to get kids to eat veggies.

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  2. you are so funny Jill! these crabs crack me up! what a great mom your boys have :)

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  3. Haha, these crabs are so cute! I can't stop smiling:)

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  4. These are super cute! Your boys are lucky to have such fun mom! (and a great way to sneak in those veggies!) :) The Six Sisters
    http://myrecipemagic.com/home/recipes

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  5. These are fabulous, it would remind my little ones of Mr. Krabs on Spongebob..that's a very good thing in their world! Found on Strut Your Stuff Saturday!

    We'd love to have these linked at our SUPER SUNDAY Link Party, our readers would love them too!

    Lori
    Who Needs A Cape?
    Not Your Average Super Moms!

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  6. How cute are these!!!! My kids would love them! I'd love it if you'd stop by and link it up over at our Link Party, Random Recipe Round-Up

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  7. These are adorable! Thank you so much for sharing them! :)

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  8. Those are so adorable! My son would love if I made food this cute.

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  9. As always, love your goodies! Thanks for linking up to Monday Funday!

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  10. These are so much fun, thanks for sharing!

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  11. I don't have kids and I want to make your pepper crabs just for fun. They would be a fun option to serve vegetarian guests at a crab and clam bake.

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