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Recipe of the Month - Grilled Pepper Poppers

Makes 16 servings
Serving size 2 pepper halves
84 calories 

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup (4 ounces) soft goat cheese
1/2 cup (4 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese 
1/2 cup finely chopped seeded tomato 
2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
16 jalapeño peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded (about 1 1/2 pounds) 
Cooking spray 
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

INSTRUCTIONS

1) Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

2) Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl, stirring well. 

3)Spoon about 2 teaspoons cheese mixture into each pepper half. Place the pepper halves, cheese side up, on grill rack coated with cooking spray. 

4) Grill peppers 5 minutes or until bottoms of peppers are charred and cheese mixture is lightly browned. 

5)Carefully place the peppers on a serving platter, sprinkle with cilantro, and enjoy!




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