Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños


Stuffed jalapeños with a cheesy sausage filling. You will love this spicy appetizer treat!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 1 pound ground pork sausage

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

  • 1 pound large fresh jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded

  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle Ranch dressing (Optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  2. Place sausage in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir until evenly brown; drain.

  3. Mix sausage, cream cheese, and Parmesan cheese together in a large bowl. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of sausage mixture into each jalapeño half; arrange stuffed halves in baking dishes.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbly and lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Serve with ranch dressing.

    overhead looking down at a few sausage stuffed jalapeños
    dotdash meredith food studios

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

362 Calories
34g Fat
4g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 362
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 601mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 18mg 88%
Calcium 105mg 8%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 199mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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