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Southwest Corn Poppers

Total Time: 30 MIN Makes: 45 appetizers
Prep Time: 20 MIN Cook Time: 10 MIN

An easy southwestern appetizer that may just become your new favorite! Phyllo shells loaded with black beans, jalapeño, bell peppers, cheese, and corn.

  • 4 packages (15 count, each) Athens® Phyllo Shells
  • 15-ounce can black beans, drained
  • 11-ounce can Mexican style corn or southwest style corn, drained
  • 15-ounce jar Alfredo sauce
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 fresh jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • Additional cilantro for garnish


In a large bowl mix all ingredients together and fill each shell.

Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 5-8 minutes or until hot. Garnish with cilantro and serve immediately.