Sausage Stuffed Jalopenas

Photo by Trina F.
Adapted from facebook.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Adapted from facebook.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    pound ground Italian sausage (or regular pork or whatever appeals to you)

  • 8

    oz cream cheese, softened

  • 1

    cup shredded cheddar cheese (original recipe used parmesan)

  • 1

    pound jalapenos, halved lengthwise and seeded

  • 1

    green onion, finely chopped

Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place sausage in a skillet over medium heat, and cook until evenly brown. Drain grease. In a bowl, mix the sausage, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and green onion. Spoon about 1 tablespoon sausage mixture into each jalapeno half. Arrange stuffed halves in a baking dish. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until bubbly and lightly browned. ***Tips on seeding the jalapenos. 1) Wear gloves throughout the entire process, then remove right after so you don't transfer to sink faucet, cabinet handles, etc. 2) I love my little lemon zester tool for seeding but a small melon baller works great too. 3) As you half and seed the jalapenos, put into a bowl of continuous running water. This helps soften to bake better and removes some heat.***

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