Jazz up your low carb appetizer tray with these delicious spicy jalapeño poppers. Stuffed with chorizo and sharp cheddar, it's a party in your mouth!
12fresh jalapeño peppers
1lbchorizo(casings removed if present)
2cupsgrated sharp Cheddar such as Cabot Seriously Sharp
12slicesbacon(not thick-cut, cut in half)
Preheat oven to 350F and set a wire rack over a cookie sheet or use a broiling pan.
Cut peppers in half lengthwise and remove ribs and seeds.
In a large bowl, mix together chorizo and cheddar until well combined.
Fill each half of the jalapeños with about one tbsp of the chorizo/cheddar mixture.
Take one half piece of bacon and stretch it out slightly. Wrap it tightly around a jalapeño half, starting at the top and working your way toward the bottom. You should not have to secure it with a toothpick if you pull it tight enough.
Bake 25 to 35 minutes, until bacon is crisp to your liking and peppers are tender.
If you find you have too much filling for your poppers, no worries! Make little patties and fry it up, it's delicious that way!
Serves 12. Each serving has 2.28 g of carbs and .39 g of fiber. Total NET CARBS = 1.89 gFood energy: 273kcal Saturated fatty acids: 10.03g Total fat: 21.90g Calories from fat: 197 Cholesterol: 55mg Carbohydrate: 2.28g Total dietary fiber: 0.39g Protein: 12.93g Sodium: 599mg