Bacon-Wrapped Spinach-Stuffed Jalapeño Poppers


  • 1 Tbsp Our Family® Unsalted Butter
  • 2 cups packed baby spinach
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 package (8 oz.) Our Family® Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 ½ cups Our Family® Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 tsp Our Family® Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Our Family® Black Pepper
  • 8 large jalapeño peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 3 Tbsp Our Family® Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 8 slices Fresh & Finest by Our Family® Double Smoked Applewood Extra Thick Bacon, halved crosswise


Approximate nutritional values per serving (2 jalapeño poppers): 306 Calories, 26g Fat, 13g Saturated Fat, 76mg Cholesterol, 491mg Sodium, 6g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 2g Sugars, 0g Added Sugars, 11g Protein


  1. Preheat oven to 400°; line rimmed baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add spinach; cook 2 minutes or until wilted, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 1 minute or until fragrant, stirring frequently. Transfer spinach mixture to fine-mesh strainer; with back of spoon, press to remove excess water.
  3. In large bowl, stir cheeses, onion powder, black pepper and spinach mixture. Makes about 2 cups.
  4. Place jalapeños, cut side up, on prepared pan; fill with spinach mixture and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Wrap 1 piece bacon around each jalapeño; secure with toothpicks. Roast jalapeños 45 minutes or until bacon is crisp and filling is heated through. Makes 16 poppers.

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