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Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños

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These grilled stuffed jalapeños make a wonderful low carb addition to your next cookout!

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños - a low carb snack for the summer!

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My crazy “Mammoth Jalapeño” plant that I showed you when I made my Halloween Jalapeño Poppers is still going strong – and in fact I can't seem to get through the peppers fast enough. With the glorious summer they've all turned red, and I decided that I needed to use them or lose them!

This recipe uses not one, but TWO uni-taskers (see Alton Brown's views on uni-taskers if you want a good laugh)! The first is a jalapeño corer – oh yes – they do exist! Unless you're preparing twelve or more jalapeños at a time, you can probably make do with a knife. But the corer really does work!Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños - a low carb snack for the summer!

The second uni-tasker is a jalapeño grilling rack. It's actually essential for this recipe because it holds the peppers upright, and keeps the stuffing inside. Note: If the jalapeños aren't wide enough they won't stay in the rack, so choose the biggest ones that you can find.

How to Make Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños

To make the stuffing, mix together cream cheese, shredded cheese (an Italian or Mexican blend would work well), finely chopped chives and black pepper. Use a teaspoon to fill each jalapeño, placing the peppers in the rack when they are ready.Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños - a low carb snack for the summer!

Carefully transfer the rack to a preheated grill, and cook over a medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until the peppers have softened.

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños - a low carb snack for the summer!

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Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños

Yield: 12 Jalapeños
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

These grilled stuffed jalapeños make a wonderful low carb addition to your next cookout!

Ingredients

  • 12 fresh jalapeño peppers, tops removed and cored
  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded cheese
  • 3-4 fresh chives, finely chopped
  • black pepper

Instructions

  1. To make the stuffing, mash together the cream cheese, shredded cheese, chives and black pepper.
  2. Use a teaspoon to fill each jalapeño, placing the pepper in a jalapeño grilling rack when they are ready.
  3. Carefully transfer the rack to a preheated grill, and cook over a medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until the peppers have softened.

Notes

4g net carbs per serving of three peppers

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Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 3 Jalapeños
Amount Per Serving Calories 135Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 36mgSodium 138mgCarbohydrates 4gNet Carbohydrates 4gFiber 0gSugar 3gProtein 4g

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