Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers Tips
What else can you put inside bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers?
If you're just learning how to cook with chorizo
, know that it packs some heat. For a more mellow flavor, make these poppers with mild pork sausage, Italian sausage or ground beef. A lot of jalapeno popper-inspired recipes
include cream cheese. If you're a cream cheese appetizer
kind of person, cook just 1/2 pound meat and mix it with 8 ounces softened cream cheese and 1 cup shredded cheddar for the filling.
How else can you prepare bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers?
It's really convenient to make grilled appetizer recipes
like these jalapeno poppers if you're having a barbecue. But you might prefer to prepare them in the oven or air fryer. Preheat the oven to 375° and arrange the poppers in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake until the bacon is cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes. Or, preheat the air fryer to 400° and arrange the poppers in a single layer. Cook until the bacon is cooked through, 10 to 15 minutes. Warning: Air-fryer appetizers
can be addicting!
Can you make bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers ahead of time?
Yes, you can make bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers head of time. Make-ahead appetizers
are always convenient when having company! To make these jalapeno poppers ahead of time, stuff and wrap the peppers with bacon then cover and refrigerate them for up to 2 days. —Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
1 stuffed jalapeno: 132 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 365mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein.