Bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only

Stuffed with oozing cheese and wrapped in bacon, these spicy jalapeño chilli bites will go down a storm at a party. Beware some are hotter than others!

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:40 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 351
  • fat 28g
  • saturates 14g
  • carbs 4g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 20g
  • salt 2.6g


  • 20 fat green jalapeño chillies
  • 150g cream cheese
  • 75g mozzarella, chopped into chunks
  • 20g parmesan, grated
  • 10 rashers smoked streaky bacon
  • dips, to serve


  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Cut a slit in each chilli from top to bottom and scoop out the seeds and white pith with a teaspoon. Mash the cheeses together with some seasoning and stuff the mixture into the chillis.

  2. Halve each slice of bacon and wrap a piece around each chilli. Cook for 35-40 mins until the bacon is crisp. Serve with your favourite dips and beware – some of the chillies will be spicier than others!

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