Gouda Chorizo Jalapeno Poppers

 

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Gouda Chorizo Jalapeno Poppers

These Gouda Chorizo Jalapeno poppers are easy to make and the number of fillings are are only limited to your imagination.  These are our 'go to' appetizers for the big game day!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Hispanic
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 people

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Mexican chorizo casings removed
  • 1/2 pound smoked gouda shredded
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce Tapatio hot sauce would go good here
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 12 large jalapeno peppers stemmed, seeded and halved

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Finely chop the red onion, remove the casings from the chorizo and shred the gouda cheese.  Cut the jalapeno peppers in half lengthwise and de-seed.  Cut stems off.
  • Brown chorizo in a skillet over medium-high heat, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and place into a large mixing bowl.  Add the cheese, red onion, egg, cream cheese, sour cream, hot sauce and salt and pepper.
  • Mix these ingredients until they are completely blended together.  With a spoon, press the mixture into jalapeno halves and assemble them onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake until golden and bubbly, about 20 minutes.

Notes

Recipe courtesy Sunny Anderson, Food Network.

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