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Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Jalapeño Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos

Donna-Marie Pye
Course Snack, Starter
Cuisine American


  • Vortex Air Fryer


  • 12 jalapeno peppers about 3 to 4 inches long
  • 125 g cream cheese softened
  • 65 g shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 green onions, white and green parts finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 bacon slices, cut in half crosswise


  • Cut jalapeños in half lengthwise and use a sharp paring knife or spoon to scoop out the seeds and ribs.
  • In a bowl, combine softened cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, garlic, green onions, salt and pepper; mix well.
  • Using a small spoon or kitchen knife, fill each jalapeño half with cheese mixture, then wrap the jalapeño with a slice of bacon. Continue until all jalapeños are filled and wrapped
  • Select Air Fry and program the Temperature to 200°C and set time to 8 minutes. Press Start and preheat the Vortex until display indicates Add Food.
  • Carefully place the stuffed & wrapped jalapeños into the frying chamber. Ignore when prompted to Turn Food.
  • Once the program has finished and the filling is golden and bubbling and bacon is crispy and browned, use a nonstick spatula to transfer the jalapeños to a serving platter.
  • Cool a few  minutes before serving.


Courtesy of The Essential Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven Cookbook by Donnie-Marie Pye © 2020 Reprinted with permission. Available where books are sold.
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