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Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe

Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe

Cool cream cheese contrasts nicely with slightly spicy peppers in this simple recipe.—Sandra Thorn, Sonora, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:7 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 jars (11-1/2 ounces each) whole jalapeno peppers, drained
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

Directions

  • 1. Cut a slit along one side of each pepper. Remove seeds; rinse and dry. Fill the inside of each with about 2 teaspoons of cream cheese. Yield: about 20 appetizers.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 127 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 96 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.