Red-Hot Stuffed Chiles

Red-Hot Stuffed ChilesRecipe
Tony Christie, Sean Laurenz

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 14 Minutes


20 jalapeño chiles, or 8 Cubanelle or Anaheim peppers
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup chopped kalamata or ripe black olives
3/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper


1. Slice chiles in half lengthwise, and remove seeds and membranes, leaving stems intact. Grill over high heat (450° to 600°) for 5 minutes on each side or until softened. Cool slightly.

2. Combine cream cheese, olives, and black pepper; stir well. Spoon cheese mixture evenly into chiles.

3. Grill chiles, cut-sides up, 4 to 5 minutes or until cheese is hot and bubbly.