Stuffed Jalapeños

Stuffed Jalapeños by Stephanie Olzinski, RDN, Nutrition Supervisor

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These baked stuffed jalapeños are an amazing and super easy appetizer to make when entertaining guests. They also make a great snack that is low in carbs and high in protein.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins
 10 large stuffed jalapeños
 4 oz cream cheesesoftened
 ½ lb ground sausage
 ½ cup shredded part skim cheddar cheese
 1 tsp sage
 1 tbsp fresh chives
1

Preheat oven to 425ºF.

2

Prepare sausage by cooking over medium heat in a skillet. Once fully cooked, drain excess fat.

3

Wash the jalapenos and hollow them out, removing all seeds and membranes.

4

In a bowl, mix the softened cream cheese, sausage, cheddar cheese, sage, and chives in a bowl.

5

Spoon the mixture into each jalapeno, and place them into a baking dish.

6

Bake for 20 Minutes. Let cool before serving.

Ingredients

 10 large stuffed jalapeños
 4 oz cream cheesesoftened
 ½ lb ground sausage
 ½ cup shredded part skim cheddar cheese
 1 tsp sage
 1 tbsp fresh chives

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 425ºF.

2

Prepare sausage by cooking over medium heat in a skillet. Once fully cooked, drain excess fat.

3

Wash the jalapenos and hollow them out, removing all seeds and membranes.

4

In a bowl, mix the softened cream cheese, sausage, cheddar cheese, sage, and chives in a bowl.

5

Spoon the mixture into each jalapeno, and place them into a baking dish.

6

Bake for 20 Minutes. Let cool before serving.

Stuffed Jalapeños by Stephanie Olzinski, RDN, Nutrition Supervisor