BLACK WALNUT AND CREAM CHEESE STUFFED JALAPENO PEPPERS

black-walnuts
Delicious Black Walnuts

I’ve been told that black walnuts were used a lot in Native American recipes and as a healing agent. Black walnuts hulls, taken internally have been used as a home remedy to treat pinworms, ringworms, a laxative,  jock itch, and skin yeast infections.  A study in Phytotherapy Research found that juglone from black walnuts showed significant inhibition of RNase H activty in the HIV virus. I think black walnuts are a super food.   Black walnuts have a very dominate bold taste.  Black walnuts are earthy tasting, bittersweet and thick.  Black walnuts are native to 15 states including Mississippi.

½  pound fresh firm jalapeno peppers, 1  (8oz. package) cream cheese, 1 (4 oz. package) of black walnuts, finely chopped.  Slice  peppers lengthwise, remove seeds.  Spread cream cheese on jalapeno halves.  Sprinkle chopped walnuts on top of cream cheese.  Chill for approximately 45 minutes. Serve.

Do you have a toothsome (means delicious) dish you make with black walnuts? Please share your recipe.

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