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Smoked Gouda-Chorizo Jalapeno Poppers

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 20 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 24 jalapeno poppers
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2 links Mexican chorizo, casings removed

1/2 pound smoked gouda, shredded

1/4 cup finely chopped red onions

1 egg

1/2 cup cream cheese

3 tablespoons sour cream

1 tablespoon hot sauce (recommended: Frank's Red Hot)

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

12 large jalapeno peppers, stemmed, seeded and halved


  1. Special Equipment: parchment paper
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. 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, to taste. Press into jalapeno halves and assemble on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake until golden and bubbly, about 20 minutes.
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