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Iguana Mean Green Jalapeño Stuffed Banana Peppers

Store Peppers - Wednesday, November 08, 2017

  • 12 large sweet banana peppers
  • 1 small tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet pickle
  • 1/4 cup Iguana Mean Green Jalapeño Pepper Sauce
  • 2 small hot peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 slices bacon
How to Make It
Step 1
Slit each banana pepper lengthwise, and carefully remove seeds. Wash and set aside.
Step 2
Combine next 8 ingredients in a large bowl, mixing well.
Step 3
Stuff each banana pepper with cheese mixture. Wrap a bacon slice around each stuffed pepper, securing well with a wooden pick.
Step 4
Place peppers on a well greased rack in broiler pan. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes or until bacon is crisp.
Step 5
Serving Suggestions: Stuffed Banana Peppers may be served with Dill Sauce, Fresh Tomato Sauce, or any sour cream sauce.

Jak Jeckel Jack-o'-Lantern Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Store Peppers - Wednesday, October 11, 2017


  • 4 medium orange bell peppers
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Jak Jeckel Gourmet Pepper Sauce
  • 1 (8-oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup black beans drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  1. Slice stem end off peppers. (Reserve for later use.) Remove seeds and veins from peppers. Cut a jack-o-lantern face out of one side of each pepper. Stand peppers upright in baking dish. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add ground turkey; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until almost browned.
  5. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.
  6. Add Jak Jeckel Gourmet Pepper Sauce, tomato sauce, and beans; cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  7. Add rice; mix well.
  8. Fill peppers with beef mixture. Top with reserved stem end of peppers. Add water to the baking dish. Cover with foil.
  9. Bake peppers for 12 to 15 minutes, or until tender-crisp.
  10. Remove stem top of peppers, sprinkle evenly with cheese. Bake for 2 to 3 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  11. Replace tops and serve.

SoCal Cobb Salad Recipe

Christina Toomey - Wednesday, September 13, 2017


  • 6 slices bacon
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 3 cups chopped, cooked chicken meat
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 3/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup Ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup SoCal Guac Sauce Original Avocado Hot Sauce
  1. Mix Ranch dressing and SoCal Guac Sauce Original Avocado Hot Sauce together and put in the refrigerator to chill.
  2. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover completely with cold water. Bring water to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.
  3. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  4. Divide shredded lettuce among individual plates.
  5. Evenly divide and arrange chicken, eggs, tomatoes, blue cheese, bacon, avocado and green onions in a row on top of the lettuce.
  6. Drizzle with SoCal Guac Ranch Dressing and enjoy.

America Sauce 12 Second Coleslaw Recipe

Christina Toomey - Tuesday, July 04, 2017


  1. Stir cabbage, Thousand Island dressing, rice vinegar, America Sauce Let’s Get Patriotic Hot Sauce, and salt together in a bowl with a fork until evenly mixed.

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