Jalapeno Poppers 5
Why I Love This Recipe
Here in Tennessee this is call "PIG EGGS" Once again, please use gloves to handle the peppers.
Ingredients You'll Need
10 fresh green and/or red jalapeno peppers
1 cup (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
2 pieces crisp fried bacon, crumbled
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup flour for dredging
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
Cut each pepper in half lengthwise. Remove seeds and membranes. When removing the stem, be sure to leave the tops intact as to form a bowl. Set aside.
Stir together cheddar cheese, cream cheese, bacon and Italian seasoning in a medium mixing bowl. Spoon some of the cheese mixture into each pepper half, slightly rounding it.
Beat together the egg and the milk in a small bowl. Dip each pepper into the flour, then roll in the bread crumbs. Shake off crumbs, them repeat process once more. Place pepper halves, filled side up on a large baking sheet covered with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 30 minutes or until tender and heated through.