Stuffed & Grilled Jalapeños

Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time:
5 minutes
12 halves

Healthy Cooking from H-E-B


6fresh large wholejalapeño peppers,

1c. crumbledH-E-B Queso Fresco or Cotija Cheese,

1/3c. choppedred onion,

1/4c. choppedfresh cilantro,

2Tbsp.H-E-B Fat Free Sour Cream,

1pouch (6 oz.)H-E-B Chunk Tuna, drained & flaked,


1Best to use plastic gloves to prepare jalapeños. Cut off the stems and slice the jalapeño peppers in half. Remove the jalapeño seeds and stems; set aside on a foil lined baking sheet.

2Combine crumbled cheese, red onion, cilantro, fat free sour cream and flaked tuna in a bowl; stir to combine. Season the tuna mixture to taste with salt and pepper.

3Stuff jalapeño pepper halves with 1-2 Tablespoons tuna-cheese mixture, cover with plastic wrap and keep refrigerated until ready to grill.

4Heat gas or charcoal grill to 350°F. Place the stuffed jalapeño halves on a vegetable grilling mesh and grill with the lid closed for 5 minutes or until cheese melts and pepper soften. Arrange the grilled stuffed peppers on a platter and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 2, Calories: 110, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 30mg, Sodium: 180mg, Carbohydrates: 5g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 14g

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