Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers with Greek Yogurt

Stuffed Jalapenos with Greek yogurt

This is going to be my last healthy recipe for the month of January & it’s actually Super Bowl friendly so you could make it this weekend as well. Just don’t tell the guys they are eating Greek yogurt instead of cream cheese….  I love anything that has to do with jalapenos, normally stuffed jalapenos call for a cream cheese base filling so I put a healthy spin on it with yogurt. Prepare for plenty of pink & red desserts for the month of February.

Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe

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Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers with Greek Yogurt
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Stuffed Jalapenos with Greek Yogurt instead of cream cheese.
Serves: 16
  • 8 large jalapeno peppers
  • 8 medium sized shrimp, chopped
  • ¼ cup corn
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 heaping tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ½ cup extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  1. Pre heat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Put on some latex gloves & wash, halve & remove the seeds from the jalapenos.
  3. Put them on a baking tray & allow them to cook while you prepare the filling.
  4. Combine shrimp, corn, tomato, Greek yogurt, garlic, salt & cilantro in a bowl.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Remove the peppers from the oven & fill them with the mixture.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven & top with cheese.
  9. Bake for an additional 2-3 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  10. Serve hot & enjoy.
Garnish with extra cilantro if you would like.

Ps. if you like stuffed peppers & hot just isn’t for you check out these stuffed peppers with goat cheese here & here.

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10 comments on “Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers with Greek Yogurt
  1. Randi says:

    This sounds delicious. I really need to make this. Thanks so much. Love your blog!

  2. Tess says:

    Sounds delish – will definitely try these 🙂

  3. Oh my, if I had all the ingredients I would make thme right this minute. I guess they will be our Superbowl snacks this year. I love that the filling looks so creamy. Cannot wait to pop them in my mouth!!

  4. So … any particular brand of greek yougurt?
    I don’t normally buy greek yogurt so if you have a suggestion ….

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