food, Recipes

Jalapeño Poppers Wrapped in Bacon

Paul Samuels

ingredients

6 pickled jalapeños 3 capers 5 Peppadews 5 sundried tomatoes 1 roasted red pepper 1 garlic clove 15ml mayonnaise 15ml cream cheese black pepper, to taste 10g basil 50g mozzarella cheese, grated 60g high-quality streaky bacon,thinly sliced 1 spring onion

method

Cut a slit in the jalapeños and place on a grill to blacken slightly. Mince capers, Peppadews, tomatoes, roasted pepper and garlic. Add remaining ingredients (except bacon and spring onion) to mixture. Stuff jalapeños. Wrap jalapeños in bacon and place under a preheated grill to cook bacon until crispy. Garnish with chopped spring onion. SERVES 2 Originally published in HL June 2016