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Three-Ingredient Jalapeno Poppers

  Published on November 11th, 2021
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  Last modified April 13th, 2023
jalapeno poppers
ChefAimee AristotelousDifficultyBeginnerRating
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These Jalapeno poppers are so simple to prepare but unique enough to use as an appetizer when entertaining. The warm and cheesy poppers are decadent as is, but feel free to experiment with other keto-friendly additions such as bacon, ground beef, diced chicken, green onions, or sour cream.

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time25 mins
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4 poppers

Servings 2

2.5g
Net Carbs

Amount Per Serving
Calories 285
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g40%
Total Carbohydrate 3.5g2%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 9g18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Using the olive oil, grease the bottom of a shallow baking dish and set aside.

2

In small bowl mix to combine the cream cheese and cheddar cheese; set aside.

3

Slice the Jalapeno peppers in half, length-wise, and use a spoon to remove all seeds and membranes.

4

Fill the Jalapeno pepper halves with the cream cheese mixture. Place the peppers, cheese side up in the baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes, remove from the oven, and let cool for 5 minutes. Enjoy!

Ingredients

Directions

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Using the olive oil, grease the bottom of a shallow baking dish and set aside.

2

In small bowl mix to combine the cream cheese and cheddar cheese; set aside.

3

Slice the Jalapeno peppers in half, length-wise, and use a spoon to remove all seeds and membranes.

4

Fill the Jalapeno pepper halves with the cream cheese mixture. Place the peppers, cheese side up in the baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes, remove from the oven, and let cool for 5 minutes. Enjoy!

Three-Ingredient Jalapeno Poppers
Aimee Aristotelous, author of The 30-Day Keto Plan, Almost Keto, Super Simple Keto, The Whole Food Pregnancy Plan, and The Doctors Weight Loss Diet is a certified nutritionist, specializing in ketogenic and gluten-free nutrition. Her expertise has been featured in Health, People, HuffPost, Parade, Yahoo!, INSIDER, Motherly, Consumer Health Digest, Simply Gluten-Free, Well + Good, and the National Celiac Association. Aimee resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with her husband and son, and enjoys cooking, working out, wine tasting, and traveling.

Discussion

  1. Paige says:

    Nice recipe, but on these recipes I’d like to see carbs listed because afterall it’s a low carb recipe..

    Thanks.

    1. Aimee Aristotelous says:

      Hi Paige–the nutrition information is listed on the label next to the recipe and that includes the carb content.

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