Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins

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  • The trend of everything jalapeno popper continues with Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins. Delicious potatoes filled with cheese, pickled jalapenos and topped with cool sour cream.

    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins are bite-sized potatoes filled with 3 types of cheese, fresh jalapenos, bacon and cooled off with sour cream. Perfect for a snack or party appetizer! #potatoskins #jalapenopoppers www.savoryexperiments.com

    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins are bite-sized potatoes filled with 3 types of cheese, fresh jalapenos, bacon and cooled off with sour cream. Perfect for a snack or party appetizer!

    I love anything spicy; in fact if it doesn’t force me to break a sweat, it isn’t hot enough!  My next creation using fresh jalapeno peppers was to pair them with my favorite starchy root vegetable, potatoes!

    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins are bite-sized potatoes filled with 3 types of cheese, fresh jalapenos, bacon and cooled off with sour cream. Perfect for a snack or party appetizer! #potatoskins #jalapenopoppers www.savoryexperiments.com

    Mix with decadent cream cheese and smother with gooey cheddar and pepper jack and you now have amazing-ness on a plate!

    Unless you add… BACON! Sour cream to cool it off and you have the ultimate snack or party appetizer. Deliciousness on a plate.

    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins are bite-sized potatoes filled with 3 types of cheese, fresh jalapenos, bacon and cooled off with sour cream. Perfect for a snack or party appetizer! #potatoskins #jalapenopoppers www.savoryexperiments.com

    You can make these Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins on average size potatoes or these baby red potatoes. For parties, I prefer the baby reds. They make it into a one-bite appetizer that doesn’t require any utensils or a plate.

    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins are bite-sized potatoes filled with 3 types of cheese, fresh jalapenos, bacon and cooled off with sour cream. Perfect for a snack or party appetizer! #potatoskins #jalapenopoppers www.savoryexperiments.com

    If you like these Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins, you’ll love these other fabulous party appetizers!

    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins are bite-sized potatoes filled with 3 types of cheese, fresh jalapenos, bacon and cooled off with sour cream. Perfect for a snack or party appetizer! #potatoskins #jalapenopoppers www.savoryexperiments.com

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    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins
    Prep Time
    15 mins
    Cook Time
    45 mins
    Total Time
    1 hr
     
    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins are bite-sized potatoes filled with 3 types of cheese, fresh jalapenos, bacon and cooled off with sour cream. Perfect for a snack or party appetizer! 
    Course: Appetizer
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Keyword: jalapeno poppers, potato skins
    Servings: 30
    Calories: 55 kcal
    Author: Jessica Formicola
    Ingredients
    • 2 pounds baby red potatoes
    • 1/2 cup cream cheese , softened
    • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
    • 2 tablespoons pickled jalapenos , minced
    • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese , finely shredded and divided
    • 1/4 cup pepper jack cheese , finely shredded and divided
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 jalapenos , sliced
    • 1/2 cup sour cream , for garnish
    • 2 tablespoons bacon , cooked and crumbled
    Instructions
    1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Scrub and dry potatoes.
    2. Bake for 15-20  minutes, or until soft when pricked with a fork. Allow to cool so they are easier to handle.

    3. Cut in half and spoon our the center, leaving a few millimeters around the edges to still have some potato.
    4. In a mixing bowl, blend softened cream cheese and hot sauce until smooth. Add  2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese, 2 tablespoons pepper jack cheese, minced pickled jalapenos and kosher salt. Mix well. 

    5. Spoon cheese mixture into each potato skin. Divide remaining shredded cheddar and pepper jack cheese on the tops of each potato. 

    6. Reduce temperture to 350 degrees. bake for 8-10 minutes or until cheese has melted.

    7. Top with sour cream, a slice of jalapeno and crumbled bacon. Serve hot. 

    8. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

    Nutrition Facts
    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 55 Calories from Fat 27
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 3g 5%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Cholesterol 8mg 3%
    Sodium 57mg 2%
    Potassium 142mg 4%
    Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
    Protein 1g 2%
    Vitamin A 2%
    Vitamin C 8.7%
    Calcium 2.5%
    Iron 1.5%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins are bite-sized potatoes filled with 3 types of cheese, fresh jalapenos, bacon and cooled off with sour cream. Perfect for a snack or party appetizer! #potatoskins #jalapenopoppers www.savoryexperiments.com

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