Apple & Cheddar with Jalapeño Slices

Jalapeños are the most popular chile peppers in the US. This is probably due to the availability and versatility of the chile. Jalapeños have a balanced combination of flavor and heat. The demand for these have caused breeders to develop a broad range of varieties.

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Yields 1 Serving


  • 1 apple, cut into 8 wedges
  • ½ jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 ounce sharp Cheddar cheese, cut into 8 small pieces


  • Top each slice of apple with a piece of cheese and slice of jalapeño.

Recipe from Eating Well, 2016