Spicy Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeños

June 01, 2017

Looking to up your appetizer game? These stuffed jalapeño peppers bring it with a lot of flavor and a little bit of heat and are low in carbs. They're a kicky keto snack! Add even more points for a Whole30-Approved, sugar-free spicy chorizo to pack a little protein and fresh peppers for low-carb delivery method.

Plus, sautéing your veggies and meat in Primal Kitchen Extra Virgin Avocado Oil will add a little extra richness and flavor. Try these keto, bite-sized stuffed peppers for the win!


  • 1 pound spicy chorizo (we love Pederson’s Farms)
  • 2 dozen jalapenos
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Primal Kitchen Extra Virgin Avocado Oil
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese or mozzarella cheese, grated


  • Set oven to 400ºF.
  • In a sauté pan, add 2 tablespoons Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil, sauté onions and garlic for 4-5 minutes on medium heat until onions turn translucent.

Spicy Chorizo Stuffed Jalapenos

  • Add chorizo to pan and brown with onion and garlic mixture.

Spicy Chorizo Stuffed Jalapenos

  • Cut jalapeños in half and fill with browned spicy chorizo, onions and garlic.

Spicy Chorizo Stuffed Jalapenos

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place stuffed jalapenos on baking sheet. Top each jalapeno with a sprinkle of cheese. Bake stuffed jalapeños until soft.

Spicy Chorizo Stuffed Jalapenos

Spicy Chorizo Stuffed Jalapenos

  • Garnish with green onions, fresh cilantro leaves, and red bell pepper slices, if desired, and enjoy!

Spicy Chorizo Stuffed Jalapenos

Nutritional Information (per serving; 2 stuffed jalapenos):

Calories: 239

Carbs: 3.5 grams

Fat: 20 grams

Protein: 11.4 grams

Nutritional information calculated using Cronometer.

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