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Eckrich® Jalapeño Popper Sausage Skillet

This jalapeño popper skillet takes the classic bar snack and turns it into a spicy skillet, perfect for game-day, or any day! Unapologetically fiery, with a combo of fresh jalapeño peppers and Eckrich® Cheddar Links, this dish cranks the heat — and the flavors — to epic levels.

Serves 10
Ready in 33 mins
Prep time 4 mins
Cooking time 29 mins
664 calories per serving


> 3 - 14 oz Eckrich® Cheddar Links, cut into 1-inch thick coins
> 8 oz thick-cut bacon, chopped
> 5 Jalapeños , seeded, and sliced thin, divided
> 3 cloves garlic, minced
> 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
> 5 oz cream cheese, cubed, room temperature
> 1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, divided
> 1/2 cup whole milk
> 3 green onions, sliced thin
> 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro


PREHEAT oven to 375°F. Heat large oven-safe cast iron skillet over medium heat.
COOK bacon, stirring occasionally until crisp, about 7 minutes. Stir in 4 jalapeños, garlic and paprika. Cook until peppers are tender, about 1 to 2 minutes. Add in sausage and cook, stirring occasionally until just heated through, about 1 minute.
STIR in cream cheese, 1 cup cheese and milk until smooth. Top with remaining cheese and remaining jalapeño slices.
BAKE until the sauce is bubbling, and cheese is melted, about 15 to 20 minutes.
GARNISH with green onion and cilantro. Serve and enjoy.


Recipe provided by Eckrich®.

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