Recipe

SPICY SAUSAGE JALAPEÑO POPPERS

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Cook sausage

Heat a large cast iron pan over medium heat, add oil & heat through. Add sausage & cook, using a wooden spoon to break it into pieces, until golden brown & cooked through (~8 min). Remove sausage from pan, draining as much oil as possible, to a medium mixing bowl & let cool completely.

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Pulse sausage

Add the cooled sausage to the bowl of a food processor fitted with the blade attachment and pulse a few times just until the sausage is finely ground.

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Mix filling

Add the cream cheese. Parmesan cheese and chives, blending just until combined.

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Prep peppers

Heat oven to 400ºF. Cut the jalapeños in half lengthwise & remove the seeds with a paring knife or spoon & discard.

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Stuff peppers

Spoon the cream cheese filling into the scooped out jalapeños & arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet.

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Bake peppers

Bake the sausage jalapeño poppers until the jalapeño is tender & the filling is golden brown (~25 min). Let cool & serve.

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