Bursting Baked Jalapeno Poppers

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Sep. 30, 2014

Jalapeno poppers are a very popular recipe and are often fired, here is a baked popper recipe that is healthy and very simple to recreate!


Jalapenos 5 , washed, halved and deseeded (10 halves)
Boiled mashed potatoes/Cream cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Shredded cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Garlic cloves 3 , minced (2
Salt 1 Dash
Paprika 1/2 Teaspoon
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Panko bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)



Wash the jalapenos thoroughly, halve and deseed them carefully, so they don’t break. If possible keep the stem on.


To prepare the stuffing, in a large bowl mix the mashed potatoes, shredded cheese, minced garlic, smoke paprika, olive oil and salt.

Stuff the stuffing into the peppers in level with the jalapeno.

Put the panko bread crumbs in a wide plate, coat each stuffed pepper with it.

Place the stuffed peppers on a baking tray covered with a foil.

Bake the poppers at 350 F in a toaster over. Bake till the peppers look wrinkly and the top is brown. This batch took 25 minutes.


Serve with a fiery dipping sauce

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 148Calories from Fat 32

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 146 mg6.08%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%


Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet