Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos

Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe

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A lighter version of the jalapeno pepper. Still has bacon, just not as much! And using half regular cream cheese and half light still gives you a rich taste! Two pepper halves have just 56 calories, so go ahead and enjoy!!

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30 Min
10 Min


2 slice
center-cut bacon
1/2 c
cream cheese, softened (4 ounces)
1/2 c
fat-free cream cheese, softened (4 ounces)
1/4 c
extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (1 ounce)
1/4 c
green onions, minced
1 tsp
fresh lime juice
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
1 small
garlic clove, minced
jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
cooking spray
2 Tbsp
fresh cilantro, chopped
2 Tbsp
seeded tomato, chopped


1Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
2Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from the pan, and drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.
3Combine crumbled bacon, cheeses, and next 4 ingredients (through garlic) in a bowl, stirring to combine. Divide the cheese evenly and fill the pepper halves.
4Place the peppers, cheese side up, on a grill rack or grill grate coated with cooking spray. Cover and grill peppers 8 minutes or until the bottoms of the peppers are charred and cheese mixture is lightly browned. Place the peppers on a serving platter. Sprinkle with cilantro and tomato.

About Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #jalapenos