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Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos


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