Atomic Peppers 1


Obviously pre-cooking - I think I ate the majority of these myself.

Obviously pre-cooking – I think I ate the majority of these myself.

I recently had a friend that posted a pic of an infant drooling over bacon with a caption of “Love at First Sight”. My first reaction – maybe if it had been jalapenos. Second thought – Stuffed Jalapenos.

That said I love my recipe for Dragon Bites – bacon-wrapped, cheese-stuffed jalapenos. But I’ve found another recipe that rivals it in taste and fire!

Originally, this recipe called for Parmesan cheese and was nowhere near as spicy. I changed that and now these cheese and sausage stuffed jalapenos are equally as fantastic as the Dragon Bites with a lot less work …

Atomic Peppers

12 large jalapenos (about 3 inches long)
1 lb. (250 g) spicy GF sausage
8 oz. (250 g) cream cheese
8 oz. (225 g) Pepper Jack Cheese
1 tbsp (15 g) minced garlic
1 tbsp (15 g) crushed red peppers
1 green onion

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  2. While your sausage is frying up with your garlic and red peppers, wash and slice the peppers in half lengthwise so they form small boats.
  3. Drain your sausage and mix with your shredded cheese, diced green onions and cream cheese. You may have to get in with your hands to ensure that it mixes well.
  4. Spoon 1 large tablespoon into each boat and then cook for about 20 minutes or they just start to brown.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

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