Hoppin’ Fajita Jalapeño Poppers

Prep Time:
30 minutes
Cook Time:
40 minutes
24 servings


24fresh lg. jalapeño peppers,

1c.H-E-B Fully Cooked chicken or beef fajita strips, chopped,

½ pkg. (4 oz.) H-E-B cream cheese, regular or fat free,

½ c.Hill Country Fare fried onions,

¼ c.cilantro, chopped,

8slicesjalapeño or peppercorn bacon, each cut into 3 sections ,

1texas jalapeño grill rack,


1Heat grill or oven to 350°F. Cut tops off of jalapeños. Use gloves to protect fingers, make a lengthwise slit in peppers and remove seeds and membranes. Set peppers aside.

2Place fajitas in a food processor bowl and process for 15 seconds to a chunky texture. Add cream cheese, onions, and cilantro and process for 15 more seconds.

3Stuff each prepared jalapeño with the mixture. Wrap 1 cut piece of bacon over the top and secure with a toothpick. Insert jalapeños into grill rack.

4For oven method: Place rack on a baking sheet to collect the bacon drippings. For grill method: Place rack opposite the charcoal (indirect grilling). Bake or grill jalapeños for 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutritional Information

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