Jalapeño Meat Poppers (Grain Free, Paleo)
Serves: Makes about 40 poppers
Jalapeño Meat Poppers (Paleo) from Primally Inspired
  • About 20 jalapeños, cut in half and seeded (use gloves!)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large sweet or white potato or 2-3 medium sized (about 3 cups), roughly chopped
  • 1 cup onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons bacon fat (or other fat of choice)
Serving Suggestions: Homemade Guacamole (my favorite recipe HERE), Cooked Bacon Slices
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add sweet potato, onion, garlic and parsley to a food processor or high powdered blender and pulse until well combined.
  3. Combine the food processor mixture with your ground beef, egg, and spices.
  4. Add your bacon fat to a skillet over medium high heat and add in the meat mixture.
  5. Cook until beef is no longer pink and then remove from heat.
  6. Add the cooked filling to each jalapeño half and place the stuffed jalapeños on a raised edge baking pan.
  7. Cook for 25-30 minutes or until filling is slightly browned on top and jalapeños are softened.
  8. Add any additional toppings (like a dollop of guacamole and/or bacon slices) and enjoy!
Don't have parsley or turmeric? Try cilantro and chili powder (another fabulous combination!) If you try any other combinations of herbs or spices, let me know!
Recipe by Primally Inspired at https://www.primallyinspired.com/jalapeno-meat-poppers/