Bacon-Stuffed Jalapeños

Cooking Light
Bacon-Stuffed JalapeñosRecipe
Photo: Ryan Liebe; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl


Filled with garlic, cream cheese, and bacon, these stuffed jalapeños are a must-serve appetizer at your next party. Take our word for it.

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 halves)


+ Add To Shopping List
2 slices cooked and crumbled center-cut bacon
1 ounce 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
1/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons minced green onions
1 small garlic clove, minced
4 jalapeño peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
2 slices cooked center-cut bacon
Fresh cilantro


Combine crumbled bacon, cream cheese, yogurt, cheddar cheese, green onions, and minced garlic in a bowl, stirring well to combine. Divide cheese mixture evenly among jalapeño peppers. Bake peppers on a foil-lined baking sheet at 375° for 25 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and browned. Top each jalapeño half with 1/4 slice cooked bacon. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 71
Fat 4.8 g
Satfat 2.7 g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 188 mg