Bacon-Cheddar-Jalapeño Sausage

Preparation info
  • Makes

    5 pounds

    links or patties
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Bacon Bible

By Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas

Published 2019

  • About

This was sort of a riff on a stuffed jalapeño, a favorite bar snack of mine. It is important to use a good-quality cheese in this recipe; the sharper and more pronounced the cheese, the better this sausage will taste.


  • 12 ounces (340 g) thin-sliced bacon
  • 4 pounds (1.8


Put the bacon on a plate and freeze for 15 minutes before slicing to make it easier to cut. Transfer to a cutting board, stack several pieces on top of each other, and slice crosswise into pieces ¼ inch (61 mm