Jalapeno Poppers of the Gods

Amy Freeze

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@amyfreeze

My first marriage may have ended in divorce, but at least I walked away with two great kids and one great jalapeno popper recipe that has now been adopted by my brother, who now makes it for all of our family functions.


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Serves:

6-10

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

1 lb
fresh whole jalapeno peppers
1 lb
ground sausage (not italian or maple)
8 oz
cream cheese-softened
salt-to taste
pepper-to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To clean & prep jalapenos, leave the stem on and cut each pepper lengthwise. Then, with a spoon or paring knife, remove all seeds and veins/membranes (this is where the heat is).
2
In a large nonstick skillet, brown sausage. Remove from heat and drain fat. In a bowl, combine cream cheese and cooked (hot) sausage. The heat from the sausage will help it to incorporate with the cream cheese. When fully incorporated, spoon a generous helping of sausage-cream cheese into each jalapeno half. Place jalapenos on a foil lined cookie sheet.
3
Bake at 375 degrees for 30-45 minutes or until filling has browned slightly and peppers have become visibly softened.

Remove and allow to cool for about 5 minutes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free, Soy Free, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy