BGE Jalapeno Poppers

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BGE Jalapeno Poppers

From the Big Green Egg DVD (the DVD you get with each BGE purchase)

  • Fresh jalapeño peppers
  • Pound cream cheese, softened
  • Pound lean ground beef
  • Taco seasoning mix
  • Bacon
  • Tooth picks

Cut jalapeño peppers in half and remove the seeds.  In skillet, brown ground beef; stir in taco seasoning.  Drain the ground beef and place it in a large mixing bowl.  Add cream cheese and mix thoroughly.  Stuff the jalapeño halves with cream cheese mixture.  Wrap each one with half a slice of bacon and secure it with a tooth pick.

Prepare Big Green Egg for indirect cooking using the plate setter with the legs up.  Place cooking grid on the legs; heat grill to 350°F.  Place peppers on cooking grid and cook for about 45 minutes.  If you like bacon more crispy, just cook for a longer time, but do not burn the bacon.  Remove from the grill onto a serving platter and let stand for about 5 minutes to cool slightly.  Serve while warm.  Enjoy!

Proud owner of (6) Big Green Eggs since 2007. (1) XL, (2) Larges, (1) Small egg, (1) MiniMax and (1) Mini. Bastrop, TX backyard BBQer constantly trying new recipes and learning new things. @grillanything on Instagram and @HoustonEgger on the Egghead Forum

1 Comment

  1. David 4 years ago

    thanks for the recipe. it sounds great. about how many peppers do you need?

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