Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños

Talk about a perfect mix. You have to love sausage stuffed jalapeños. The salty rich taste of sausage meets the bright spicy kick of jalapeño pepper. And it’s all tied together with the creamy tang of cream cheese and Parmesan. It’s the type of appetizer that’ll leave the crowd smiling. It’s a bit of bite-size heaven if you ask us. You can serve it with your favorite jalapeño popper dips, but we think they taste perfect just as they are. 

Sausage Stuffed Jalapenos

Sausage stuffed jalapeños is also a perfect recipe if you have a ton of extra chilies sitting around. This recipe calls for 20 jalapeños, but it can be easily ramped up for family gatherings and parties as you need. Don’t expect them to last long once they hit the table.

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Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños

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4.15 from 56 votes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 10 servings
Calories 265 kcal


  • 20 jalapeño peppers halved and seeds removed
  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 1 package cream cheese 8 ounce package
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In a pan, cook sausage until brown, then drain any grease.
  • Mix the sausage, Parmesan cheese, and cream cheese together
  • Arrange jalapeño halves on a baking dish, then stuff each half with the sausage and cheese mix.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes (until the sausage and cheese mix turns a golden brown).
  • Serve with your favorite jalapeño poppers dip.


Calories: 265kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 12gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 521mgPotassium: 221mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 719IUVitamin C: 34mgCalcium: 148mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Jalapeno Pepper
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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on April 24, 2022 to include new content.
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