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Easy Stuffed Jalapeños

These stuffed jalapenos make a great side dish. These peppers are stuffed with fresh garlic, and cheese and baked to perfection.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked peppers, hot peppers, jalapenos, stuffed jalapenos, stuffed peppers, vegetarian side dish
Servings: 5 people


  • 10 jalapenos red or green
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ tsp of both pink salt or sea salt and pepper or more to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 large cloves of garlic grated
  • 1 ½ cups Shredded Mozzarella or Italian style Cheese


  • Pre-heat oven to 400.
  • Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Wash, half, and de-seed jalapenos. I like to leave a few seeds for some heat. If you don't like a lot of heat you can remove all seeds.
  • Place cut and de-seeded peppers to the prepared cookie sheet and drizzle with olive oil. You just want a drizzle for each pepper. It may be more or less than my measurements according to the size of your peppers.
  • Measure out the salt into your hand and sprinkle each pepper with salt. Do the same with the pepper and garlic powder.
  • Grate garlic into a pile on a cutting board and distribute evenly onto each pepper.
  • Fill each pepper with cheese. You may need more or less depending on the size of the peppers.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until peppers are done and cheese is slightly brown.


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