This is actually my boyfriend’s favorite meal. They’re SO good because everything gets cooked in the bacon grease while baking. It’s heavenly. I especially love the cream cheese mixture with the seeds, salsa and shredded cheese. Spicy, cheesy yumminess!
Macros and pricing:
Based on the products we used, the cost of these ingredients will be roughly $3.14 and make 12 jalapeno poppers.
Fat = 8.4
TOTAL carbs = 2.6
NET carbs = 1.9
Protein = 3.9
12 strips of bacon
8oz cream cheese
1 tbsp low carb salsa
¼ cup shredded cheese
All jalapeno seeds (leave out if you don’t like spice)
Slice jalapenos in half length-wise.
De-stem and set stems/seeds aside.
Combine cream cheese, salsa and shredded cheese in microwavable bowl. Microwave 1-2 minutes.
Using a sharp knife, scrape seeds off stem and add to bowl with cheese mixture. Stir to combine.
Spoon cheese mixture into ziploc bag and cut off corner.
Pipe into jalapeno halves.
Wrap each jalapeno half with one slice of bacon.
Place on baking tray and bake at 350° for 1 hour or until bacon is to your liking.
Optional: set oven to “broil” the last 3-4 minutes to give it an extra smokey flavor.