Grilled Jalapenos Recipe
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Grilled Jalapenos Recipe

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When barbecuing for friends at home, I also use the grill to serve up hot appetizers. These crowd-pleasing stuffed peppers have a bit of bite. They were concocted by my son. —Catherine Hollie, Cleveland, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 24 fresh jalapeno peppers
  • 3/4 pound Jones Dairy Farm All Natural Pork Sausage Roll
  • 12 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, halved

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 192 calories, 18g fat (7g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 282mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Wash peppers. Cut a slit along one side of each pepper. Remove seeds; rinse and dry peppers.
  2. In a skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stuff peppers with sausage and wrap with bacon; secure with soaked toothpicks.
  3. Grill peppers, uncovered, turning frequently, over medium heat until tender and bacon is crisp, about 15 minutes. Yield: 2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Grilled Jalapenos in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p19

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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everly User ID: 619809 248267
Reviewed May. 15, 2016

"why does the recipe pic show stemmed peppers, but the recipe itself says" remove the stems"? Get it together, people."

mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 224515
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2015

"Great to prepare for guests who are on a carb-free or dairy free diet. easy to assemble early in the day and place on grill when guests arrive. Try maple bacon!"

kelkel_7 User ID: 2749218 50900
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2013

"I mixed cheese with the sausage. I can't go to a party without bringing these. I had disappointed guests at my xmas party because I made something different. tasty and easy. wear gloves for a pain free experience"

lilmilfgillis User ID: 5955367 52647
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

"add shredded chedder cheese..."

[email protected] User ID: 1869967 28047
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2009

"My husband has been making them for years. He uses the meat from Johnsonville brats. Remove the meat from the casings. No need to cook first. Just stuff inside the peppers, wrap with bacon and grill. Awesome!!!"

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