Jalapeno Appetizer Squares

Jalapeno Peppers
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Ratings (6)
  • Total: 40 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 2 Dozen (12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
201 Calories
15g Fat
4g Carbs
13g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Jalapeno squares are made with a quiche-type mixture of eggs and chile peppers and cheese. Serve these spicy treats as appetizers with salsa and sour cream on the side. 


  • 3-5 jalapenos (seeds removed, chopped)
  • 1 can/4 ounces chili peppers (chopped mild green chiles)
  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack ( shredded)
  • 8 ounces Cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 6 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 dash garlic powder

Steps to Make It

  1. Butter a 9-inch baking pan. Heat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Spread chopped jalapeno peppers and mild chile peppers in the bottom of the dish. Spread cheeses over peppers. Add ​a dash of garlic powder to beaten eggs and pour over cheeses.

  3. Bake at 350° F for 30 minutes. Cut into small squares.

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