Goat Cheese Jalapeno Poppers

This last weekend I had the pleasure of celebrating a friends 40th birthday.  At his party, his mom, Becky made these delicious stuffed jalapeno poppers.  These were simple and elegant, and so delicious.  I never thought of putting together goat cheese and pickled jalapeno peppers together, but now that I have tried this, this dish will be making future appearances at my house.

Goat Cheese Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

If you have never tried pickled jalapeno peppers, I highly recommend them.  They aren’t generally too spicy and sometimes they come packed with onions and carrots that you can use in other ways.  Many local Mexican restaurants in Houston will serve you a dish of the pickled jalapeno peppers when you have dinner.  I have used these in other recipes, but mostly I am stuffing the pickled jalapeno poppers with cream cheese, but let me tell you, the often stronger taste of goat cheese is sublime with the pickled jalapeno peppers.

Goat Cheese Jalapeno Poppers

More on pickled jalapeno peppers:
Pickled Peppers – a recipe
Pickled Jalapenos Escabeche
Luby’s Stuffed Jalapenos

Goat Cheese Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

Goat Cheese Jalapeno Poppers

Goat cheese goes so well with pickled jalapenos.   
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Keto, Low Carb
Servings: 24
Calories: 17kcal

Ingredients

  • 11 ounces jalapeno peppers ounce can pickled halved jalapeno peppers
  • 4 ounces goat cheese

Instructions

  • Often the pickled jalapeno peppers come in halves, but if you don't see the halves, buy the whole peppers and slice in half. Allow goat cheese to reach room temperature and then take about one teaspoon and smear until the half jalapeno pepper. I loved these goat cheese jalapeno poppers, needless to say they were gone quickly at this party. I

Nutrition

Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 41mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 18.6mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

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  1. Blake

    I make a very similar dish, but I use raw jalapenos, stuff with goat cheese and then throw them in the smoke for an hour. The smoking adds flavor and mellows out the peppers. Delish!

  2. Will

    5 stars
    Personally I’ve never liked jalapeno peppers in any form; the flavor just doesn’t sit right with me. Serranos, though smaller, work well with this recipe, though; the flavor is better and they’re only slightly hotter than jalapenos.

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