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Sausage Stuffed Jalapenos

sausage stuffed jalapenos

Sausage Stuffed Jalapenos get an upgrade with smoked gouda cheese and fresh chives; the perfect party appetizer for your next get-together!
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 15
Calories: 180kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb breakfast sausage (mild or hot) - Odom's Tennessee Pride Country Sausage, suggested - any brand will do
  • 15 medium fresh jalapeno peppers
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 8 ounces smoked gouda cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
  • handful of scallions, chopped, to garnish - optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • To a medium skillet, cook sausage on medium-high heat approx 8-10 minutes, or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently; drain fat.
  • Using kitchen gloves or a plastic grocery bag to protect your hands, halve each jalapeno lengthwise. Remove seeds and ribs using a spoon.
  • To skillet with cooked sausage, add cream cheese and gouda and chives; mix well. Fill each pepper with a generous portion of sausage mixture.
  • Bake on a parchment lined baking sheet for 8-10 minutes, until peppers are roasted and filling is lightly browned. Top with scallions, if desired.

Notes

will make 30 halves. Nutrition info is for 1 whole stuffed pepper

Nutrition

Serving: 1whole jalapeno | Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 15g | Fiber: 1g
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