Experience a Taste of Tex-Mex with Chrissy Teigen’s Armadillo Bread

Looking for something a little different to tantalize your taste buds? Look no further than Chrissy Teigen’s classic armadillo bread! Teigen’s show-stopping recipe is a unique take on traditional Tex-Mex flavors that’s certain to be a hit with the family.

The dish is a perfect blend of classic Tex-Mex flavors, such as spicy chilies and melted cheese, and classic Midwestern flavors like hearty cornbread. Although the dish has a slightly strange name, it’s sure to be a heartfelt crowd pleaser. Serve warm out of the oven with a dollop of sour cream – perfection!


1 jalapeno, finely diced
2 cups yellow cornmeal
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
¾ cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. In a medium bowl, mix together cornmeal, baking powder, and salt.
3. In a small sauce pan, melt butter.
4. Add buttermilk and mix until combined.
5. Pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
6. Fold in jalapenos, cheese, and black beans.
7. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray.
8. Pour the batter into the pan and spread it out evenly.
9. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

This armadillo bread is sure to be a highlight at any gathering. Whether you’re having a casual dinner with friends, or a big family dinner, this dish is sure to be the star of the meal. Its unique flavor and texture is sure to please everyone, regardless of their dietary preferences. Its versatility makes it easy to serve with a variety of proteins, or as an appetizer.

It is impossible to resist the tantalizing aroma of this armadillo bread baking in the oven. Its cheesy and spicy flavor is sure to hit the spot and have you coming back for more. If you’re looking to expand your culinary horizons, try this Tex-Mex twist on a classic bread recipe. You won’t regret it!