Two For One! Poppers and Sausage!

Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

This Two For One is a very simple recipe for a grilling party!


The filling can be made ahead.. and you cook two items together and create two separate items for your table... a real time saver and a perfect mingling of flavors!

This recipe was inspired by my friend Caryn who is an Aux Chef.


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Serves:
40 poppers and 40 sausages
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

PEPPERS AND SAUSAGES:

2 large
smoked sausages (cut on a slight angle as shown in photo)
20 large
jalapeno peppers (cut lengthwise in half, deveined and deseeded)

POPPER FILLING:

1 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese (softened)
1 pkg
(8 ounces) shredded cheese of choice
1/2 c
sour cream
1/4 tsp
ground cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
salt

OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS TO ADD TO FILLING OR AS GARNISH

minced red bell pepper, crisp bacon (crumbled)

Step-By-Step

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1Combine the cream cheese, sour cream and spices together in small mixing bowl. Cream together well. Stir in the shredded cheese of your choice.

Set aside (at room temperature) until needed.

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2Cut the sausages on a slight angle (as shown in photo). Place in a disposable grilling pan.

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3Cut the peppers lengthwise, remove the seeds and veins. Place into the same pan as the sausages.

Cook until the peppers are tender and the sausage pieces are browned a bit.

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4Remove the grilled peppers to a platter.

Spoon filling into the peppers.

Serve!

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5Place the peppers onto a platter and serve!

By cooking the peppers and sausages together in the grill pan, the sausages add a bit of "oil" to move the peppers and sausages around easily, and the peppers give a slight hint of heat to the sausages!

Optional: you can add optional ingredients to the filling... or use as a garnish. I usually do that for parties.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy