Heat Up Your Next Party With these Bacon-Wrapped Protein Jalapeño Poppers!

Heat Up Your Next Party With these Bacon-Wrapped Protein Jalapeño Poppers!



FALL IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER, SO IT’S TIME TO BUST OUT THE BLANKETS AND GET COZY.

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JALAPEÑOS, WHILE SPICY, ALSO NEED A LITTLE HELP TO STAY WARM…

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 …WITH A BLANKET MADE OF BACON!

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THAT’S BETTER, ALL WARM AND DELICIOUS LOOKING…

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…UNTIL YOU TAKE A BIG BITE OUT OF IT.

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DON’T FEEL BAD FOR THE JALAPEÑO, IT’S MEANT TO BE EATEN — HERE’S HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN!

NUTRITIONAL INFO (RECIPE CREATED BY JOE CASTRO)

BACON WRAPPED JALAPEÑO POPPERS

Yields: 8 Servings  | Serving Size:  2 Poppers

Calories: 111  | Protein: 9g  | Fat: 7g | Net Carb: 2g (.5g sugar)

Fiber: 0g | P/CAL: 33%

Prep Time :  15 min  | Cook Time:  30 min | Total Time: 45 min

Ingredients

BACON WRAPPED JALAPEÑO POPPERS

1 bag Quest® Cheddar & Sour Cream Protein Chips

8 jalapeño peppers

4 slices of bacon (cut in half)

6 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese

2 1⁄ 2 ounces sharp light cheddar cheese, shredded

1⁄ 2 teaspoons garlic powder

Pinch of salt and pepper

1 egg white, lightly whisked

Nonstick cooking spray

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Slice each jalapeño in half and remove seeds and membranes.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together cream cheese, cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  4. Hand crush Quest Protein Chips™ into crumbs and place into a small bowl. Set aside.
  5. Spoon cheese mixture into each jalapeño half.
  6. Place egg white in a bowl that’s big enough to fit one of the jalapeño halves.
  7. Dip each jalapeño half in egg white and coat with chips.
  8. Wrap each jalapeño with half a slice of bacon.
  9. Spray a large baking dish with cooking spray.
  10. Add poppers to dish and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  11. Remove from oven, and serve.

 

2 Comments

  1. ginnylou.blakley@gmail.com'
    Virginia Blakley

    This looks so good! Will try this out for sure. My son will love these. Great idea..thanks, Quest.

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