Baked Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

An easy recipe for baked jalapeno poppers that are low-carb. No breading or flour necessary! 

 –▢   12 jalapenos, seeded and cut lengthwise – ▢2 tsp avocado oil – ▢1 8-oz package cream cheese – ▢1 cup cheddar cheese – ▢1 large clove garlic, minced – ▢3 green onions, finely chopped – ▢2 tsp sriracha or hot sauce, optional – ▢½ tsp sea salt – ▢½ cup almond flour, optional*


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Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Jalapenos should be sliced in half, tops removed, and seeds and innards removed. Use 2 teaspoons avocado oil and a little sea salt sprinkle. 


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Step 2

Place peppers in a single layer on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 8 minutes in preheated oven. Let peppers cool from the oven. 

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Step 3

In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, jack cheese, garlic, green onion, sriracha, and sea salt. Let the cream cheese come to room temperature before mixing. 

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Step 4

 Use a spoon to scoop the cream cheese mixture into the peppers.

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Step 5

 If desired, stir ½ cup of almond flour with 2 teaspoons of avocado oil in a mixing bowl and sprinkle on top of the stuffed jalapenos.

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Step 6

Bake the stuffed jalapenos for another 8 to 10 minutes, or until the cream cheese is golden-brown.

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Step 7

 Serve the poppers with any additional toppings, such as chopped green onion, red pepper flakes, cheddar cheese, and/or a dollop of sour cream. 

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