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ABT's

ben4uncben4unc Posts: 14
edited July 2012 in Appetizers

Finally did my first ABT's......dont know why I waiting so long.  These things are AWESOME!!!  Used little smokeys and dizzy pig rub along with cream cheese and BACON.

 

 

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Comments

  • pswarrenpswarren Posts: 84
    Abts are one of my favorites. Did you blend the smokies into the cream cheese or leave as a links?
  • ben4uncben4unc Posts: 14

    pswarren - I left as links.  I am amazed at how easy this was and how great they are!  This is now my go to appetizer!

  • gte1gte1 Posts: 374

    How exactly do you put these together?  Do you cut the peppers in half or cut the top and core out the seeds?  If you halve them does that mean that you cannot flip them because the filling will fall out?  Filling?  I would like to try them.  I have a party to go to this weekend.  Seems like I can make them the take them over and reheat there.

    George

     

    George
  • BuckeyeBobBuckeyeBob Posts: 601
    You can do either way. Either sideways or cored out. I have a holder that I use to cook mine so I core mine out and do them upright. If you do whole and upright, one hint is to poke a hole n the bottom before you cook so the liquid does not build up and push the filling out. As for the filling, mine is very basic. Cream cheese, chopped garlic, lime juice and cihopped cilantro. They are not as good reheated but still damn tasty.
    Clarendon Hills, IL
  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 974

    How exactly do you put these together?  Do you cut the peppers in half or cut the top and core out the seeds?  If you halve them does that mean that you cannot flip them because the filling will fall out?  Filling?  I would like to try them.  I have a party to go to this weekend.  Seems like I can make them the take them over and reheat there.

    George

     

    You really don't need to flip them.  I cut the peppers length wise, take out the seed but leave part of the rib so they are spicy.  I fill them with a mixture of hot italian sausage, smoked gouda cheese, cream cheese all blended together.  Then I wrap them in maple flavored bacon.  Grilled indirect at 350 degrees until the bacon is nice and crispy.  I precook the hot italian sausage before blending with the other ingredients.

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Rudderville, TN

  • I also sprinkle my homemade rub that I use for butts on there.  Awesome!!
    Suwanee Georgia - suburb north of Atlanta
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