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CWP June 2019 Recipe: Armadillo Eggs

June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019

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This year, the Cold War Patriots created a calendar filled with delicious recipes submitted by our members. Each month we will be posting a different recipe from the 2019 Cold War Patriots Calendar for you to try. Hope you enjoy!

Armadillo Eggs

Submitted by Bunch B. of the Savannah River Site

Prep: 10 min

Cook: 40-45 min

Total: 55-60 min


12 large jalapeño peppers
1 lb. of pork sausage
1 cup of parmesan
8 oz. cream cheese softened


Cut peppers in half and take seeds out for a milder flavor, or leave in for a spicy flavor.
Cook sausage until browned, drain excess oil. Use your hands to mix the sausage, cream cheese and parmesan. Stuff mixture into peppers.

Bake at 420 degrees for about 20-30 minutes.

Recipe Story:

Bunch worked at the Savannah River Site for over 21 years. Following his time there, he came across a recipe that he has considered “the best appetizer that you could ever have.”  Bunch has shared his unique recipe for Armadillo Eggs with friends and family members for years and says that everybody who has tried it loves it as well. One of the reasons that this recipe is so special to Bunch is that he really enjoys the process of making it and sharing it with others.