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Each pepper gets a double dip in the egg and breadcrumbs for an extra crispy coating. The tip of a paring knife works well for removing the membranes and seeds from peppers.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2002


Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 2 poppers)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400°.

  • Drain jalapeños. Cut 1/4 inch off stem ends of peppers, reserving stem ends. Carefully remove membranes and seeds, leaving peppers intact.

  • Combine cheeses in a small bowl. Spoon cheese mixture into a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Carefully snip off one bottom corner of bag. Pipe cheese mixture evenly into peppers; replace stem ends, pressing gently to seal.

  • Combine egg substitute and flour in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Combine breadcrumbs, garlic powder, salt, and paprika in a shallow bowl.

  • Working with one pepper at a time, dip in egg mixture; dredge in breadcrumb mixture. Repeat procedure with remaining peppers, egg mixture, and breadcrumb mixture. Return peppers, one at a time, to egg mixture; dredge in breadcrumb mixture. Place peppers on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Lightly coat peppers with cooking spray.

  • Bake peppers at 400° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

153 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 4.5g; saturated fat 1.8g; mono fat 0.2g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 9g; carbohydrates 18.8g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 14mg; iron 1.4mg; sodium 532mg; calcium 216mg.