Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”60 min” cook_time=”30 min” serves=”” details=”” ] [ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””] [ingredients-left] 24 medium jalapeno peppers 1 pound uncooked chorizo


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  • 24 medium jalapeno peppers
  • 1 pound uncooked chorizo or bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 bacon strips, cut in half

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”1 hour, 30 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Make a lengthwise cut in each jalapeno, about 1/8 inch deep; remove seeds. Combine the sausage and cheese; stuff into jalapenos. Wrap each with a piece of bacon; secure with toothpicks.

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[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Prepare grill for indirect heat, using a drip pan. Place jalapenos over pan; grill, covered, over indirect medium heat for 17-20 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted into filling reads 160°. Grill, covered, over direct heat 1-2 minutes longer or until bacon is crisp. Makes 24.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

[cooking_tip]When cutting or seeding hot peppers, use rubber or plastic gloves to protect your hands. Avoid touching your face.[/cooking_tip]

Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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