Smoky cheese stuffed jalapenos
·50 large jalapeno peppers
·2 cups shredded -- cheddar monterey jack cheese, 8 ounces
·4 ounces cream cheese, softened
·1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
·1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
·1/4 teaspoon paprika
·15 bacon strips
How to Make Smoky cheese stuffed jalapenos
- in a small mixing bowl, beat the cheeses, cilantro, garlic powder and paprika until blended.
- Stuff 1 tablespoon into each jalapeno; wrap a strip of bacon around each. Note: cut the top off each pepper and discard seeds if desired.
- Grill peppers, covered, over medium hot heat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until bacon is crisp and filling is heated through. Serve warm. Makes 15 appetizers.