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

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Ingredients

Directions

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

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  • 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

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; 8.8 g total fat; 4.9 g saturated fat; 28 mg cholesterol; 184 mg sodium. 201 mg potassium; 4.9 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 4.1 g protein; 696 IU vitamin a iu; 48 mg vitamin c; 16 mcg folate; 54 mg calcium; 12 mg magnesium;