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Jalapenos with Olive-Cream Filling Recipe

Jalapenos with Olive-Cream Filling Recipe

“These jalapenos are great!” says Krystal Peterson of Walker, Louisiana. “I take them to all get-togethers and potlucks, and the people at my husband's work are always requesting them.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 2 tablespoons olive juice
  • 16 large jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, olives and olive juice. Spoon about 2 teaspoons into each jalapeno half. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 32 appetizers.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 58 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 103mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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Illtryanything User ID: 6670791 155026
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2013

"With what's given they are ok, an easy way to modify is to add parmesan cheese, and chili powder (never enough), and GRILL them, they are wonderful!! My dad requests these every fathers day, and any grilling day!"

PatfromRGV User ID: 7055664 139372
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"I wrap a piece of bacon around it and grill it. You can also bake it or sear in a pan."

FloridaShaila User ID: 7067858 63660
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2013

"I thought this was only so-so. I took this to a New Year's Day party and they were barely touched. Maybe they would be better baked."

olliecrafoord User ID: 5281922 141139
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2010

"They were very delicious but this having been my first time dealing with jalapenos, I didn't read your warning on gloves and ended up with burns! haha. Next time, I'll know! :)"

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