Baked Bacon and Jack-stuffed Jalapenos

Mikekey *

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When working with jalapeños, it helps to wear disposable latex or vinyl gloves. If you don't have gloves be sure not to rub your eyes until you wash your hand thoroughly with warm soapy water.
If you like it spicier, use pepper-jack cheese.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

12 large
jalapeno peppers
1/4 c
cooked bacon, chopped
1/4 c
onion, minced
1/2 c
monterey jack cheese, shredded
1/4 c
fresh cilantro, chopped
1 1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
dried oregano
2 oz
monterey jack cheese, cut into 24 2-inch sticks

Step-By-Step

1Preheat the oven to 375°. Line a baking sheet with foil.

2Slice jalapenos in half lengthwise. Scrape out all the seeds and ribs from each jalapeño with a spoon.

3Mix together all the filling ingredients except the jack cheese sticks.

4Pack the filling into the peppers and nestle a stick of jack cheese onto the filling of each one.

5Arrange the peppers on prepared baking sheet and bake for 20-30 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and lightly browned, and the peppers are cooked.

6Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southwestern