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South Philly Cheesesteak Jalapeno Poppers

A recipe for jalapeno poppers stuffed with chopped steak, caramelized onions and peppers, and melty cheese wiz, topped with crunchy bread crumbs and splashed with hot sauce. These are the perfect bite
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 51 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 jalapeno peppers or as many as you can fill
  • 1 large white onion
  • 8-10 ounce ribeye steak – needs will vary based on the size of the jalapeno peppers
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup cheese wiz + more as desired
  • Breadcrumbs for serving
  • Hot sauce for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Chop 2 of the jalapeno peppers along with the onion and cook them down about 20 minutes, until they begin to caramelize.
  3. Finely chop the ribeye steak and season with salt and pepper. Add to the pan and cook about 5-6 minutes, stirring often, until just cooked through.
  4. Add cheeze wiz and stir until melted through.
  5. Heat oven to 350 degrees, or heat your grill to medium-high heat.
  6. Slice the remaining 10 jalapeno peppers in half lengthwise and core out the insides.
  7. Fill each jalapeno pepper half with your Philly cheesesteak mixture and bake about 20 minutes, or until the peppers soften and everything is nice and melty.
  8. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and, if desired, your favorite hot sauce. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Makes 20 big bites.

Nutrition Facts
South Philly Cheesesteak Jalapeno Poppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 51 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 23mg 1%
Potassium 62mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 2.4%
Vitamin C 12.6%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 1.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.