Easy Jalapeno Poppers

An easy jalapeno poppers recipe with bacon and rice to tame the heat!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword easy appetizers, jalapeno poppers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 166 kcal
Author Jessica Fisher


  • 12 jalapeno peppers split and seeded
  • 6 slices bacon chopped, cooked until crisp, and drained
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice cooled
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°. Lay the peppers on a rimmed baking sheet.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the bacon, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, rice, cilantro and cumin. Stir well to combine.
  3. Fill peppers with the cheese and rice mixture, dividing it evenly.
  4. Bake peppers for 10 to 15 minutes until peppers are soft and filling is hot and bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Jalapeno Poppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 166 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 192mg 8%
Potassium 69mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 7%
Calcium 8.8%
Iron 1.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.