Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 12 minutes | Serves 6
6 large jalapeños
4 ounces (113 g) ¹⁄ ₃ -less-fat cream cheese
¼ cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
2 scallions, green tops only, sliced
6 slices center-cut bacon, halved
- Set the temperature of the air fryer oven to 325ºF (163ºC). Press Start to begin
- Wearing rubber gloves, halve the jalapeños lengthwise to make 12 pieces. Scoop
out the seeds and membranes and discard.
- In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, Cheddar, and scallions. Using a
small spoon or spatula, fill the jalapeños with the cream cheese filling. Wrap a
bacon strip around each pepper and secure with a toothpick.
- Working in batches, place the stuffed peppers in a single layer in the air fryer
oven perforated pan. Bake for about 12 minutes, until the peppers are tender, the
bacon is browned and crisp, and the cheese is melted.
- Serve warm.