SOUTHWEST RIB JALAPEÑO POPPERS

Round up a taste of the Southwest with the creamy, spicy and meaty appetizer. Bacon, Ribs, and Jalapenos...Oh My!
Dish type
Appetizer
Serves
24
Ready in
45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 rack Farmland® Southwest Seasoned St. Louis Pork Ribs, cooked with meat removed and chopped (1 cup meat)
  • 12 slices Farmland® Hickory Smoked Bacon, cut in half
  • 1 container (8-oz.) light cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 12 large fresh jalapeño chiles, cut in half lengthwise with seeds removed
  • 24 wooden toothpicks

Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ready in
45 minutes
  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Cover baking sheet with aluminum foil. Beat cream cheese until creamy. Stir in Cheddar cheese and chopped pork; mix well.
  2. Press spoonful of pork and cheese mixture onto each jalapeño half. Wrap each with half slice of bacon; secure with wooden pick and place on baking sheet with filling side up.
  3. Bake at 425°F. until bacon is crisp, about 20 minutes. - See more at: http://www.farmlandfoods.com/recipes/southwest-rib-jalape%C3%B1o-poppers#sthash.mpshQzpE.dpuf