Appetizers

Reduced Fat Jalapeño Poppers

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We recently had some friends over for a cookout and I really wanted to make some jalapeño poppers, so I set out to figure out how to make a less fattening version of them. I’m not usually one to purchase “sugar free” or “fat free” foods, because they are either filled with artificial sweeteners or just taste funny, but the ingredients I chose here really worked out well and the plate of the poppers was gone in a flash! This recipe is easily doubled (or tripled!) and I recommend it seeing as ho

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8-10 Jalapeños (this varies depending on their size – mine were 3-4 inches in length)
4 oz reduced fat cream cheese (also called Neufchâtel cheese), softened
4 oz reduced fat cheddar cheese, grated
Turkey bacon (I love Oscar Mayer brand!). You’ll need 1 slice per jalapeño pepper
(optional) toothpicks
Preheat oven to 375* 1. Wash jalapeños, cut off the stem and cut in half lengthwise. Remove the white flesh and seeds if there are any. 2. Mix together the cream cheese and the cheddar cheese. 3. Stuff...
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Nutritions

Calories
63

Sodium
224mg
9% DV

Fat
3g
4% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
0.5g
2% DV