Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Green Chile – I am New Mexico

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Green Chile

 
(November 20, 2016)—With the winter chill rapidly approaching, and chile season coming to an end, there are always those few recipes that you like to make before the big freeze. If you’ve never tried a bacon wrapped stuffed green chile, then you’ll be in for a treat when you bit into this cheesy treat.But don’t take my word for it. Make this awesome meal and find out for yourself.


Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Green Chile

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Ingredients

  • 8 fresh green chiles (Roasted, peeled)
  • 1 block (8 ounces) cream cheese
  • 4 ounces (weight) grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chimayo red chile powder
  • 8 slices bacon (thin sliced)
  • 16 toothpicks (Optional)

Instructions

In a medium sized mixing bowl, mix the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, onion, chile powder, and garlic, until thoroughly mixed. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Be careful not to damage the chiles while removing the skins. Using a knife, make a small slit down one of the chiles and remove the seeds.  Repeat with each chile. Then, stuff chile with cheese mixture.

With a toothpick, secure one end of the bacon to the chile. Carefully, wrap the bacon around the chile towards the top of the chile. Secure the other side of the bacon with a toothpick as well. Place on baking sheet.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. After the 30 minutes, switch oven to broil and bake an additional 10-15 minutes, or until bacon is golden brown.

Serve.


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