Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

Baked instead of fried, these delicious appetizers are easy to make and fun to share – a perfect addition to a game day menu or cocktail party.



12 large, fresh jalapeno peppers
1/2 cup Heinz® Tomato Ketchup
3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup softened brick-style cream cheese
1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
2 Tbsp. butter
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F. Cut peppers in half lengthwise; seed and hollow out the insides.
  2. Blend Ketchup with cheddar and cream cheeses. Spoon or pipe the filling into halved peppers, mounding slightly.
  3. Combine breadcrumbs with butter, garlic, salt, pepper and paprika. Sprinkle crumb mixture on top of each stuffed pepper.
  4. Place peppers, filling side up, on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 18 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2

Amount/serving %DV*
Calories 110  
Calories from Fat 70  
Total Fat 8g 12%
Sat. Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 290mg 12%
Carbohydrates 6g 0%
Fiber 1g 0%
Sugar 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 6%
Iron 2%

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on 2,000 calorie diet


Be the first to review this recipe!

1 person found this review helpful. Sorry couldn't just leave it alone. Had to add some fresh crumbled bacon to the mix. LOVED them we did!!

Mark as useful | Flag as inappropriate

1 person found this review helpful. Absolutely scrumptious, make a double batch because they will fly off the plate!

Mark as useful | Flag as inappropriate

Rate and Review


Roll over and click a Ketchup bottle to rate.

I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement with its Privacy/Legal Policy.

Copy Recipe Text

This is a simple way to save recipes in a format that’s easy to read and share. Copy the text below and paste it into a Word document, a text document or a recipe-management tool.