Bacon! in Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos

“This recipe is a healthy, fresh alternative to the popular, breaded version.”


    • 14 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise, and seeded
    • 2 slices center-cut bacon
    • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
    • 1/4 cup shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
    • 1/4 cup minced green onion
    • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 small garlic clove, minced
    • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
    • 2 tablespoons chopped seeded Tomatoes


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Cook bacon in a skilletover medium heat until crispy.
  3. Remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, and crumble bacon.
  4. Combine bacon, cheeses, and the next 4 ingredients through garlic in a bowl, stirring to combine.
  5. Divide cheese evenly, and fill pepper halves.
  6. Place peppers cheese side up on grill, cover and grill peppers 8 minutes, or until bottoms of peppers are charred, and cheese mixture is lightly browned.
  7. Place peppers on serving platter.
  8. Sprinkle with tomato, and cilantro.

~Thank you Weekend Cooker,