Smoked Cherry Bombs

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 40
    hungarian cherry peppers or 40 other fresh bell peppers
  • 1
    (4 ounce) package taco seasoning (*)
  • 1
    lb bacon, thinly sliced
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brown the beef in a skillet, drain and add the taco seasoning.
  • Add 1/2 cup water and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • Set aside and cool.
  • Cut the stems off of the peppers and scoop out the seeds.
  • Fill with taco meat, and wrap the pepper with bacon.
  • Secure with toothpicks, or a shish kebob, and smoke over apple wood on the grill for about 15 minutes or until the bacon is cooked, turning once after 7 minutes.
  • Enjoy with a good cold beer.
  • *I make my own taco seasoning as follows.
  • 1/4 tsp Ancho chile powder.
  • 1/4 tsp Chipotle chile powder.
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin.
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg.
  • 1/4 tsp paprika.
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder.
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder.
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper.
  • Mix well and store in an airtight container.
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