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.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Smoked
Servings: 5
Author: tiny Giant Support


  • Z Grills Pellet Smoker


  • 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.