Ricotta and Blue Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos

This ricotta and blue cheese stuffed jalapenos recipe is from our Sporting Friend, Susie Jimenez, who was the runner-up on Season 7 of “Food Network Star.” Everything Susie touches has a spicy twist to it, which you can dial up, or down.

Ricotta and Blue Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

Cook Time30 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: bacon, blue cheese, jalapeno, ricotta
Servings: 4


  • 12 jalapeño peppers cut long ways
  • ½ cup Ricotta cheese
  • ¼ cup Blue cheese
  • 2 bacon strips diced and cooked (keep the fat)
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 3 Tbsp parsley chopped


  • Cut jalapeños long ways and place on sheet pan, drizzle olive oil and place in oven 350 degrees for about 12 minutes. Remove and keep at room temperature.
  • Cook bacon in a skillet.
  • Place ricotta, blue cheese, lemon zest and parsley in a bowl. Place bacon into mix with 1 Tablespoons of bacon fat. Stuff jalapeños, then place in oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

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