Cheesy Pepper Poppers -- Sizzling Sausage Grill Recipe
Combine your love of brats with delicious jalapeno poppers for some truly awesome appetizers! This recipe from Johnsonville takes the signature flavors of your favorite brat and adds some creamy, spicy goodness to the mix with the addition of jalapenos, cream cheese and Parmesan cheese. These poppers offer up a delectable mix of flavors and textures that will give your mouth the taste adventure it craves. Whether these poppers are baked or grilled, they’re perfect for turning up the heat at your next gathering!
(19 ounce) JOHNSONVILLE® Original Bratwurst
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
Parmesan cheese, shredded
jalapeno peppers, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed**
**Safety tip: wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Diced colored bell peppers
Preheat oven to 400⁰F.
Grill Brats on the Johnsonville Sizzling Sausage Grill (or your favorite cooking method). Let cool slightly; dice sausage.
In a small bowl, combine cooked sausage, cream cheese and Parmesan cheese. Spoon mixture into prepared peppers.
Arrange filled peppers on an ungreased baking pan. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Sprinkle with diced colored peppers, if desired.
Serve with your favorite ranch or blue cheese dressing.