Choose sweet or hot pepper then stuff with cream cheese, green onions and chipotle chile peppers to make these delicious poppers.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cut the peppers in half lengthwise. Remove the pepper seeds and ribs. Set aside.

  • In a medium bowl stir together cream cheese, green onions, chipotle pepper, salt and black pepper. Gently stir in the tomato.

  • To serve, spoon the cream cheese mixture into the pepper halves. If desired, top with very thin strips jalapeno chile pepper.


Tips: Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water.

To make ahead: Prepare as above through Step 2. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Serve as above.

Nutrition Facts

112 calories; protein 4.1g 8% DV; carbohydrates 4.9g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1.3g 5% DV; sugars 3g; fat 8.8g 14% DV; saturated fat 4.9g 24% DV; cholesterol 28mg 9% DV; vitamin a iu 695.8IU 14% DV; vitamin c 48.1mg 80% DV; folate 15.7mcg 4% DV; calcium 54.5mg 5% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 11.9mg 4% DV; potassium 201.1mg 6% DV; sodium 183.6mg 7% DV.