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Recipe: Baked Jalapeño Poppers

If you have someone in your life that loves all things spicy and you can’t get them to eat anything but Flaming Hot Cheetos, this recipe is worth a shot. This is the perfect recipe for someone that loves a little kick and crunch in their food, but doesn’t love eating veggies raw.

A bonus to this recipe is half of the ingredients are in this week’s Produce Box (10/26-10/30).

PS: It’s not too late to order!

Each produce box (PS: It’s not too late to order!) contains jalapeño peppers, cilantro and red onion. All you need additionally is some cheese, cream cheese and seasonings to make this delicious dish.


  • 12 large jalapeño peppers
  • 8 oz cream cheese (let sit until room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup red onion
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup grated cheddar cheese

*bolded items are included in this week’s Produce Box.


  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Wash peppers.
  4. Cut peppers longways.
  5. Scoop out any seeds that remain inside the pepper.
  6. Mix cilantro, cream cheese, onion powder, garlic powder and salt together in a separate bowl.
  7. Fill pepper shell with cream cheese mixture.
  8. Sprinkle cheese on top of peppers.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes or until tops are golden.

Let us know what you think of this recipe and produce box combination! Enjoy!

*Original recipe was from, but we modified some ingredients/steps.

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