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Hoppin’ Jalapenos!

Hoppin’ Jalapenos!

recipe ingredients
12 jalapeno peppers
3 ounces neufchatel cheese (light cream cheese), room temperature
1/2 cup lowfat cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped

recipe directions
Carefully cut each jalapeño lengthwise. Under running water, rinse out the seeds and remove the stems and veins. In a small mixing bowl, mix cheeses and onions. Use a small spoon to stuff each jalapeño half with the cheese mixture. Bake the peppers in a 350 degree oven for about 15 minutes, or until the cheese melts.

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Serves: 12 - Nutrition Information Per Serving:
calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
44 2 1 3 0.5 60 4 1
  • Cecilia

    My maid of honor served these at my bridal shower and they were delicious! All the women there couldn’t believe it was diet food!!!

  • Katie

    These are very easy to make (just don’t touch your face with your hands after handling the jalapenos!!). Very tasty and spicy!

  • Teresa

    These were a big hit. Make sure you wear gloves or somthing when you are taking the seeds out! I did find a home remedy that seems to work well for the Jalapeno burn. I used rubbing alcohol as a swab. Took the burn away with in a few minutes.

  • Kim

    I’ve tried to make these before and they were very tasty. I topped mine with a little bit of whole wheat breadcrumbs or maybe Fiber One cereal after running it through the food processor.

    Also, I’ve found that if they are a bit too hot, you can always soak the peppers in milk for a little while before stuffing.

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