poppers 2 compThis delicious recipe makes 12 half cheezy jalapeno popper boats.   Great snack for an appetizer, movie and TV watching or anytime you want a  healthy high protein pick-me-up!


6  jalapenos, cut in half

1/3 cup crushed tortilla chips

½ cup cheddar style Sama SPREAD

¼ teaspoon chili powder

Oil Olive for brushing on peppers

  1. Measure 1/3 cup tortilla corn chips and place in a  ziplock bag.  Close bag and use a rolling pin to crush into small pieces.  Set aside two tablespoons of these crushed chips for the final topping.  Mix the rest of the crushed chips with Sama SPREAD and ¼ teaspoon chili powder.  Set aside.
  1. Cut each jalapeno in half using gloves. Then remove the seeds.
  1. Brush each side of jalapeno with oil and place on cookie sheet- cut side up.
  1. Put stove on LOW broil on low and then place the cookie sheet on a middle shelf in oven.
  1. After 5 minutes, turn the pan around 180 degrees and broil for 4 more minutes.
  1. Take cookie sheet out of oven and flip each pepper around. Now the bottom side will be facing the broiler.  Then place in broiler for 3 more minutes
  1. Take cookie sheet out of oven and then fill each half with the Sama SPREAD/crushed chip mixture using a butter knife to fill. Top each half with a sprinkle of crushed chips
  1. Return to oven and broil for 2-3 minutes.   Take out of oven and enjoy right away!  Optional: place a little salsa on top of each pepper.poppers comp