Bacon-Goat Cheese Jalapeno Poppers

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Bacon Goat Cheese Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey Styling: Claire Spollen

Salty bacon, rich goat cheese, savory-sweet jelly, and roasted jalapeño--it takes teamwork to make the dream work. If you already have the grill going, these dreamy little bites are equally easy to cook outdoors.

Serves 8 (serving size: 2 pepper halves)


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2 ounces goat cheese, softened
2 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon grated red onion
3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
8 medium jalapeno peppers, halved vertically and seeded
3 center-cut bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
2 tablespoons red pepper jelly
1 teaspoon water


1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well to combine.

3. Arrange pepper halves on a jelly-roll pan; divide filling among peppers. Broil 7 minutes or until peppers are tender and beginning to brown. Sprinkle with bacon.

4. Combine jelly and water in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave 30 seconds or until saucy. Drizzle evenly over peppers.

Created date

March 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 59
Fat 3.9 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 195 mg
Calcium 21 mg
Sugars 2 g
Est. Added Sugars 1 g