Armadillo Eggs

Armadillo Eggs

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"A great side dish or appetizer with a little kick. I got this recipe from my mother."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 541 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 42.3 g
  • 65%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 24.8 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 1390 mg
  • 56%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking sheet.
  2. Cut a slit in each jalapeno pepper. Remove and discard seeds and pulp.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix sausage, baking mix, Cheddar cheese, crushed red pepper, and garlic salt.
  4. Stuff jalapenos with the Monterey Jack cheese cubes. Shape sausage mixture around the jalapenos to form balls.
  5. Arrange jalapeno balls on the prepared baking sheet. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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My husband and I had a wonderful time preparing these together. We were a bit unsure if the sausage needed to be cooked ahead of time and from our experience it does not have to be cooked. They ...

This was very dry and hard to handle. I added 1/3 cup milk to the batter and it worked very well. Also tried with Cream Cheese in the jalepenos and it was wonderful!

The batter needs about 1/2 cup of milk to make the it stick to the pepper and cheese. Just the right amount of spiciness for me.