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Jalapeño Poppers Wrapped in Bacon

Paul Samuels


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


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.


Originally published in HL June 2016