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Grilled Cheese-Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe

Grilled Cheese-Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:30 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 38 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat.

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justmbeth
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2017

"quick stuffed jalapeno. I was looking for a way to use my bumper crop of jalapenos and this easy snack was a good find."

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angieact1
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2014

"These were a hit for the 4th of July!"

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zannainpv
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2012

"If you don't want the pepper to be too spicy, then put the halved/seeded peppers in a bowl of ice water - the longer you leave them in the ice, the milder they are."

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donna r. knox
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2012

"Everyone asked for recipe!"

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lamastea
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

"Love this recipe. Nice and easy to prepare."

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Markosgirlk
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2011

"I added crumbled hot sausage-a staple in our house with home grown peppers, also will try with cherry hots this year"

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Juansmom
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2010

"YUM!!! We love poppers! Another variation we love is to pick POBLANO peppers straight from the garden, stuff with cheese curds (if you can find them) or sharp cheddar, and broil til bubbly. For our Independence Day picnic this year, I threw them on the grill and they were awesome! Jalapenos are nice and hot, but poblanos are milder and meatier tasting, like a sharp green bell pepper, but with a slight bite of heat. Really a treat if you can find fresh poblanos!"

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KarenI.
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2010

"I love stuffed jalapenos. I make these using cream cheese that has been blended with garlic powder and a little bit of chopped green onions or chives and then wrapped with bacon and cooked in the oven."

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savanna2
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2010

"To answer britt1992 question and others also about the oven temp, it is 350 degrees, middle rack, line flat sheet with foil or parchment paper, bake 10 min for hot, 15 min for med, and 20 min for very mild. It seems that every 5 minutes after the original 10 makes a difference."

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cls044
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2010

"Yum, we wrap with 1/2 slice of bacon instead of bacon crumbles and sometimes when the grill isn't going, we stick in the pizza oven....we alternate some with monterey jack, some with mozzarella, and some with pepper jack...."

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