Chicken-Stuffed Jalapenos

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Appetizer
Chicken-Stuffed Jalapenos

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24
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Description

They're like your favorite jalapeno popper appetizer, only this healthier version is baked, not fried. 

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Ingredients
Serves 24
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4 oz.Hy-Vee cream cheese, softened
1 c.Hy-Vee shredded cheddar cheese
2 tbsp.Hy-Vee salsa
1 ½ tsp.ground cumin
¼ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
1 c.finely shredded cooked chicken
12medium jalapenos, halved and seeded*
1 ½ tsp.paprika or chili powder, optional

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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil.
    2. In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese, cheddar cheese, salsa, cumin and salt. Stir in chicken. Spoon about 1 tablespoon into each jalapeno half and place on prepared baking sheet. If desired, sprinkle with paprika or chili powder. Bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
    3. * Wear protective gloves to prevent skin irritation while handling peppers.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    45 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 3g
    • Cholesterol: 15mg
    • Sodium: 85mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 1g
    • Protein: 3g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 4%
    0%
    Vitamin C 15%
    0%
    Iron 0%
    0%
    Calcium 4%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Fall 2012.