Jalapeno Appetizer Squares

Jalapeno Peppers
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  • 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
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 Dozen (12 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 201
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 140mg 47%
Sodium 291mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 13g
Calcium 298mg 23%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(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. Gather the ingredients.

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

  3. 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.

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

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