Rick’s Rockin Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos

Number of Servings: 10 (65g)
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Not only are hot peppers an excellent source of vitamin C, but they also contain capsaicin, the antioxidant that gives peppers their heat and may have anti-inflammatory and cancer-fighting properties

Ingredients

  • 15 jalapeños (sweet mini peppers may be substituted for a mild version)
  • 1 (12 Oz.) package Italian style chicken sausage
  • 1/2 cup Sharp Light Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 3 Tbsp. Artichoke and Kalamata Hommus
  • 1/2 ripe Avocado, cut into 15 pieces (optional)

Directions

1. Wash peppers. Split lengthwise and remove seeds.

2. Remove 3 links of sausage (save the remaining 3 for another use).

3. Crumble sausage (which is precooked) and mix with sharp light cheddar. If a crisper sausage filling is desired the sausage may be sauteed first before mixing with cheese.

4. Stir in hummus.

5. Stuff peppers.

6. Grill indirectly over medium low heat until peppers are starting to soften and stuffing is hot and starting to crisp. Alternatively, the peppers can be baked uncovered in a 425˚F oven for 10-15 minutes.

7. Garnish with a small slice of avocado if desired.

 

Nutrition Facts

10 servings per container

Serving Size 65g

Amount per serving
Calories 70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 195mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 0g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 70.7mg 6%
Iron 0.5mg 6%
Potassium 50mg 2%
Vitamin A 129.7mcg 15%
Vitamin C 46.4mcg 50%
Vitamin E 0.8mg 6%
Vitamin K 3.9mcg 4%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 5.7mcg 1%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0mcg 0%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 5.5mg 0%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 3.2mg 0%
Zinc 0mg 0%
Selenium 0.1mcg 0%
Copper 0mg 0%
Manganese 0mg 0%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Mild Chicken Sausage (skinless Chicken, Water, Red And Green Peppers, Sea Salt, Paprika, Fennel Seed, Pepper And Onion), Jalapeno Pepper, Sharp Light Cheddar Cheese (fresh Pasteurized Lowfat Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes, Vitamin A Palmitate, Annatto (if Colored)), Artichoke Kalamata Hommus (fresh Steamed Chickpeas, Water, Marinated Artichokes (artichokes, Water, Salt, Vinegar, Oil, Citric Acid), Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Blend Of Kalamata / Black Olives, Sesame Tahini, Citric Acid, Sea Salt, Guar Gum, Garlic, Cumin).

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