Smoked Armadillo Eggs

Smoked Armadillo Eggs

Smoked Armadillo Eggs make a seriously tasty and spicy appetizer. Cooking low and slow allows time for the smoky goodness to fully penetrate the Armadillo egg.
Servings 5
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins


  • 5 jalapeños (stems, core, and seeds removed)
  • 1 lb pork or Italian sausage
  • 3 oz cream cheese (soft)
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat your Z Grills pellet smoker to 250°Fwith hickory pellets or any of your favorite.
  • Mix the cream cheese and shredded cheese together, then stuff the mixture inside each jalapeño.
  • Cutyour sausage into 5 even portions and roll out. Wrapthe sausage around the jalapeños. Make sure the sausage is completely covering the jalapeno.
  • Place the armadillo eggs in the smoker. Close the lid and smoke for around 2 hours until theinternal temperature reaches 160°F.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Smoked

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