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Grilled Cheese-Stuffed Jalapenos

 Grilled Cheese-Stuffed Jalapenos
We make these several times throughout the summer and everyone loves them. With ooey-gooey cheese and salty bacon, these jalapenos are irresistible! —Bruce Hahne, Acworth, Georgia
30 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 2-inch x 1/2-inch x 1/4-inch strips
  • 15 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup real bacon bits

Directions

  • Place a cheese strip in each pepper half; sprinkle with bread crumbs
  • and bacon.
  • Grill peppers, covered, over medium-hot heat for 4-6 minutes or until
  • peppers are tender and cheese is melted. Serve warm. Yield: 2-1/2
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 stuffed pepper equals 38 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 fat.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.