Melkbus® Peppercorn Jalapeño Poppers
Enjoy this irresistible combination of spicy peppers and savory smoky, yet sweet Melkbus® 59 Peppercorn cheese. This delicious appetizer is full of flavor and is great for any party or family gathering!
1/2 lb. Melkbus®59 Peppercorn, grated & divided in half
1/2 lb. Ground Turkey Meat
2 Tablespoons Parsley, Chopped
6 Fresh Sage Leaves, Chopped
4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons Shallots, Minced
Salt and pepper to taste
1 - Preheat oven to 350° F.
2 - Slice each pepper in half. Using a spoon, scoop out the seeds and coat with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Place each pepper on a baking sheet.
3 - In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Sauté shallots until soft, then add ground turkey meat until the meat is brown.
4 - In a small bowl, combine the parsley, sage, 1/4 pound of Melkbus® 59 Peppercorn cheese, salt and pepper. Stir it in the turkey mixture. Stuff each jalapeño with the mixture. Top with the remaining 1/4 pound cheese.
5 - Bake for 20 minutes, or until the peppers are tender and the cheese is melted.