Bacon-Corn Stuffed Peppers Recipe
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Bacon-Corn Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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Filled with corn, salsa, green onions, mozzarella cheese and bacon, these grilled pepper halves are sure to liven up your next cookout. "They have a wonderful taste and give a fun twist to the usual corn on the cob,"—Mitzi Sentiff, Annapolis, Maryland.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, halved and seeded
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, halved and seeded
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • Additional salsa, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with part-skim mozzarella cheese and without additional salsa) equals 120 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the corn, salsa and onions. Spoon into pepper halves. Place each stuffed pepper half on a piece of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. x 12 in.). Fold foil around peppers and seal tightly.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until peppers are crisp-tender. Carefully open packets to allow steam to escape. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon. Return to the grill for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with additional salsa if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bacon-Corn Stuffed Peppers in Quick Cooking November/December 2003, p65

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with part-skim mozzarella cheese and without additional salsa) equals 120 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Jul. 31, 2013

Only change I made was to add black beans & cilatro!

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2012

My family loved this recipe! Grandma, sister, dad, brother, mom, hubby! I am making it again for Christmas dinner, it will look so pretty with green and red peppers!

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2009

Would I be able to cook these in the oven?

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2009

I shared this with my high school girl friends on a weekend retreat to the lake. It was a big hit. One suggestion - if you can use sweet corn in season - it will amaze your taste buds.

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