Cheeseburger Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
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These Cheeseburger Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers are a fun and easy appetizer perfect for any occasion. They bring just the right amount of spice and are thrown together in minutes.

Ingredients

  • 16 jalapeno peppers cut in half length wise, seeds and veins discarded***
  • 1 lb. extra lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1 ounce packet taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F Line a baking sheet with foil or spray with nonstick spray. Set aside.

  2. Cut each jalapeno in half length wise and use a knife and spoon to hollow out the veins and seeds from each pepper. Add the jalapenos to the baking sheet.
  3. Heat the olive oil over medium high heat in a large skillet. Add the beef and crumble as it cooks. About half way through cooking, stir in the taco seasoning. When no longer pink, drain if need be and set aside.
  4. Stuff each half jalapeno with 1 teaspoon cream cheese, followed by a heaping of beef, and then sprinkled with cheddar. Repeat with all of the jalapenos.
  5. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until jalapenos are cooked to your liking and cheese is fully melted.
  6. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

***the seeds and veins are the spiciest part of the jalapeno. Be sure to remove as much as possible when hollowing out each half pepper.

Nutrition Facts
Cheeseburger Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 112mg5%
Potassium 380mg11%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 655IU13%
Vitamin C 44.3mg54%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.