Skinny Baked Jalapeño Poppers Recipe

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Diana Morrison Modified: May 19, 2022
Skinny Baked Jalapeño Poppers Recipe

How To Make Skinny Baked Jalapeño Poppers

Our hearty jalapeño poppers are stuffed with cheese and baked to provide a crunchy, creamy dish. These poppers are a sure crowd pleaser at any party!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 12jalapeno peppers,sliced in half lengthwise
  • 4.5ozlight cream cheese
  • 5medium scallions,green part only, sliced
  • 2ozsharp cheddar,low fat, shredded
  • cupegg beaters,or egg whites, beaten
  • cuppanko crumbs
  • tsppaprika
  • tspgarlic powder
  • tspchili powder
  • salt and fresh pepper
  • spray oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Wearing rubber gloves, cut the peppers in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds and membrane.

  3. Combine the cream cheese, cheddar, and scallions in a medium bowl.

  4. Combine the panko, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper in another bowl.

  5. Fill the peppers with the cheese filling with a small spoon or spatula.

  6. Dip the peppers in the egg beaters.

  7. Place the pepper in the panko mixture using a spoon.

  8. Spray a baking pan with oil spray.

  9. Lightly spray the peppers with a little more oil spray.

  10. Bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden and the cheese oozes out.

  11. Remove from oven, serve hot, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 83.16kcal
  • Fat: 6.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.24g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.95g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.54g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.25g
  • Fiber: 0.66g
  • Sugar: 1.16g
  • Protein: 3.05g
  • Cholesterol: 41.48mg
  • Sodium: 104.27mg
  • Calcium: 57.93mg
  • Potassium: 82.79mg
  • Iron: 0.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 73.86µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.78mg
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