Taco Pepper Poppers appetizers are stuffed with a creamy, cheesy filling topped with crunchy tortilla chips!

Taco Pepper Poppers

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x

These tasty low carb appetizers are perfect for holidays and parties! Easy to make and only 10 minutes to bake!



  • 2 cups whipped cream cheese (or 8 ounces softened cream cheese)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup chopped pickled jalapeños
  • 1/4 cup crushed tortilla chips
  • 12 mini sweet peppers


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut the top third off of the peppers, leaving the steam. Reserve the cut peppers for another use.
  3. Mix the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, taco seasoning and jalapeños together in a bowl. Divide the filling between the peppers and bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Top with crushed tortilla chips and serve.

Recipe Notes

If you leave the tortilla chip topping of the carb count goes down to 2 carbs per pepper! other low carb topping ideas are fried onions and even pork rinds!

  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American