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Mexican Stuffed Jalapeno Taco Boats

Mexican Stuffed Jalapeño Bacon Taco Boats

Paul Sidoriak
A spicy fiesta of flavors, these Mexican stuffed jalapeno taco boats are simple to make. Perfect as a snack or a main course this dish is easy to cook on the grill.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 16
Calories 187 kcal


  • 8 Jalapenos
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 4 strips thick bacon
  • 1 cup cooked taco meat
  • Shredded cheese for garnish


  • Cut the jalapenos lengthwise and remove all seeds and membrane
  • Slather about a tablespoon of cream cheese into each jalapeno half
  • Stuff the jalapeno with a heaping tablespoon of cooked taco meat or more depending on the size of the pepper
  • Cut the bacon into 2-inch strips and top the jalapeno
  • Grill over raised direct heat to wilt the pepper and render the bacon
  • Top with shredded cheese and cook until melted
  • Serve while hot


Disposable rubber gloves should be a staple in any home kitchen but are important when handling hot peppers like jalapenos. You should consider wearing gloves when washing and cleaning the jalapenos to prevent the oils from burning your skin.


Serving: 1gCalories: 187kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 8gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 336mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2g
Keyword appetizer, Big Green Egg, grill, jalapeno, lo-carb, stuffed, taco boat
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