Good Question: What Do I Do With A Basket of Jalapeños?

Good Question: What Do I Do With A Basket of Jalapeños?

Faith Durand
Jul 3, 2008

Hi! At our recent Austin, Texas, farmer's market, I scored an amazing deal on a basket of jalapeños. I planned to share them with friends but still have a bunch left over, and I was wondering if anyone had any ideas of what to do with them other than stuffing them. I'd appreciate any ideas.

Thanks a lot!
- Elizabeth

Elizabeth, given that it's Grilling Month, our inclination is towards some sort of grilled pepper. Jalapeños have a kick, so don't attempt these unless you like some hot and spicy food. If you do, then these sound just fabulous:

Grilled Jalapeño Poppers

You did say that you wanted some ideas other than stuffed peppers, and while these are admittedly still stuffed peppers, the fact that they're grilled makes them sound really good to us. Here's another version - but it's a little more over the top!

Chorizo Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Grilled Jalapenos

Here are a few more recipes we found that sound like a good use for all your peppers.

Jalapeno Cheeseburgers With Bacon And Grilled Onions
Jalapeno Corn Muffins With Red Bell Pepper
Grilled Corn On The Cob With Jalapeno-Lime Butter

You can also preserve the chilies in this sauce:
Southeast Asian Roasted Chile Sauce

OK - more ideas for Elizabeth?

Related: Good Question: What Do I Do With a Bag of Hot Peppers?

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