Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos Poppers


Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos Poppers

This grilled stuffed jalapenos poppers recipe is a healthy, fresh alternative to the popular breaded and fried version. If you’re looking to keep your stuffed jalapeno poppers vegetarian-friendly, you can eliminate the bacon or replace it with coarsely chopped nuts, like smoked almonds or toasted pecans.
Servings 10
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins


  • 1 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika or paprika
  • 10 jalapeno peppers


  • Combine the first seven ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Cut a lengthwise slit down each pepper while keeping the stem intact
  • Remove membranes and seeds from peppers.
  • Fill each pepper with 1 tablespoon cheese mixture.
  • Prepare your Z Grill to grill at 325 degrees.
  • Place peppers in a disposable foil pan.
  • Grill peppers, covered, for 8-10 minutes or until peppers are tender and cheese is melted.
  • Remove from grill and serve warm.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Mexican

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