Texas Armadillo Eggs

Jeanne Benavidez


This is a great recipe to make for a gathering of any kind. I usually end up making several batches because they don't last long with a group of hungry snackers. These photos are from the internet so you can see the end product.


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6 - 8
20 Min
25 Min


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fresh, medium jalapeno peppers
1 1/2 lb
hot pork sausage
2 c
1 Tbsp
garlic salt
2 lb
monterey jack or cheddar cheese, cubed
bread crumbs for coating

How to Make Texas Armadillo Eggs


  • 1Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • 2Trim off the stems of each pepper. Cut a slit down one side of each pepper. Remove the seeds and as much of the white membrane as possible. Set aside.
  • 3In a medium bowl, combine the sausage, Bisquick and garlic salt. Mix well (by hand is easiest).
  • 4Gently insert one or two cubes of the cheese into each jalapeno.
  • 5Pinch off a portion of the sausage mixture and shape it around each jalapeno, covering it completely but don't make too thick. Make into egg shape.
  • 6Roll each "egg" in bread crumbs to coat.
  • 7Arrange the "eggs" evenly on a prepared (sprayed with cookng spray)cookie sheet. Spray "eggs" lightly with cooking spray and bake for 25 minutes until lightly browned.

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About Texas Armadillo Eggs

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southwestern

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