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Baked Jalapeno Poppers

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Baked Jalapeno Poppers
SERVES
12
SERVING SIZE
2 tablespoons of cheese mixture and 2 jalapeno halves
COOK TIME
30 Min

Our diabetic-friendly Baked Jalapeno Poppers are a healthier alternative to the fried variety. This deliciously cheesy appetizer is perfect for any party or occasion. 

What You'll Need

  • 8 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat milk
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 fresh jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise, stems, seeds, and membranes removed

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, and garlic powder. In a small bowl, beat together eggs and milk. In a shallow dish, combine bread crumbs, paprika, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon of cheese mixture into middle of each jalapeno half. One at a time, dip in egg mixture, then dredge in bread crumbs, pressing to coat. Place peppers on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until golden.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 96
  • Calories from Fat 52
  • Total Fat 5.8g 9 %
  • Saturated Fat 3.2g 16 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 5.8g 12 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 48mg 16 %
  • Sodium 269mg 11 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 5.3g 2 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2 %
  • Sugars 2.0g 0 %

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