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keto air fryer jalapeño poppers

Keto Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 37 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 170
This easy low-carb appetizer is a game-changer. It packs a ton of flavor without requiring too many ingredients.
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Ingredients

  • 12 jalapeño peppers
  • 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • sea salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 12 strips bacon

Instructions

  • Slice the jalapeños in half lengthwise, then seed them and remove any remaining white membranes to make room for the filling.
    seeded peppers on paper towels
  • Set the air fryer to 400°F. Place the jalapeños in a single layer, cut-side down, in the air fryer basket. Cook for 7 minutes.
    jalapeño peppers in basket
  • Remove the peppers from the air fryer and place them on a paper towel, cut-side up. Allow to rest until they are cool enough to handle.
    seeded peppers on paper towels
  • While the jalapeños are cooking, in a medium bowl, stir together the cream cheese, minced onion, garlic powder, and smoked paprika. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    filling mixture
  • Spoon the cream cheese filling into the jalapeños.
    filled jalapeños
  • Cut the bacon strips in half, and wrap 1 piece around each stuffed jalapeño half.
    uncooked jalapeño poppers
  • Place the bacon-wrapped jalapeños, cut-side up, in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes, until the bacon is crispy.
    cooked jalapeños poppers in air fryer basket

Notes

Recipe from The Ultimate Keto Air Fryer Cookbook: 100+ Low-Carb, High-Fat Recipes
By Wendy Polisi, Published by Rockridge Press. Copyright © 2020 by Callisto Media. All rights reserved

Nutrition

Serving: 2poppers | Calories: 170 | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 356mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 303IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 2 g | % Carbs: 5 % | % Protein: 10.1 % | % Fat: 84.9 % | SmartPoints: 7
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