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Grilled, Stuffed Jalapenos

Grilled, Stuffed Jalapenos

Ingredients

  • 12 large jalapeno peppers
  • 1/2 cup 1/3 less fat cream cheese, softened
  • 6 tablespoons low fat shredded cheddar or cheddar jack cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika, for garnish

Directions

  1. Before heating, coat grill rack with cooking spray; preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, three tablespoons shredded cheese, scallions, cilantro, salt, garlic and paprika until blended.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, three tablespoons shredded cheese, scallions, cilantro, salt, garlic and paprika until blended.
  4. Fill each pepper with about 2 teaspoons cheese mixture; sprinkle remaining three tablespoons shredded cheese evenly over peppers and sprinkle with more paprika, if desired.
  5. Reduce heat to medium; grill, covered, until bottoms of peppers are lightly charred, peppers are tender and cheese is melted, about 7 to 8 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Make Ahead Tip

  • The peppers can be prepped up to 1 day ahead and grilled just before serving

Note

  • Recipe courtesy of Weight Watchers

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 43 kcal cal., 2 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 110 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 4 g pro.. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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