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Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 jalapeño halves
    • Calories: 53
    • Fat: 3g
    • Saturated Fat: 2g
    • Cholesterol: 11mg
    • Sodium: 107mg
    • Carbohydrates: 3g
    • Fiber: 0
    • Protein: 3g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Stuffed Jalapenos Recipe Video

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Try this easy appetizer that packs a punch. Great for game day, these stuffed jalapeños are the perfect party food. Stuff them early, then pop them in the oven just before guests arrive.

Ingredients

    • 12 large jalapeño peppers
    • 3/4 cup reduced-fat cream cheese
    • 2 oz shredded extra sharp reduced-fat cheddar cheese or jack cheese
    • 1/4 cup finely minced onion
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • Black pepper to taste
    • 1 tsp cumin

Preparation

    • Preheat the oven to 375°. Line a baking sheet with foil.
    • On a flat surface, slice the jalapeños lengthwise (wear rubber gloves). With a small spoon, scrape out the seeds and ribs from each jalapeño and discard. Set jalapeño halves aside.
    • In a bowl, mix together the cream cheese, half the cheddar cheese, the onion and the cilantro. Stir to combine. Season the mixture with the salt, black pepper and cumin. Stir to combine.
    • With a spoon, fill the peppers with the cream cheese filling. Arrange the peppers on the baking sheet and sprinkle with the remaining half of the cheddar cheese.
    • Bake for 8 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and lightly browned and the peppers are softened. Cool for 5 minutes before serving.
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Yield: 12 servings

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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