The classic deviled egg gets a modern twist with the addition of avocado in this delicious recipe! Perfect for holidays, deviled eggs recipe is an excellent combination of traditional and contemporary flavors. Great to serve as an appetizer or side dish.
Choosing The Eggs
The fresher the egg, the better it will taste. For the best results, use fresh eggs that are organic and free-range. If you can’t find fresh eggs, you can use pasteurized eggs.
Hard Boiling The Eggs
Place the eggs in a single layer at the bottom of a saucepan. Fill the saucepan with enough water to cover the eggs by at least an inch.
Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Turn off the heat once the water reaches a boiling point and let the eggs sit in hot water for 12 minutes.
Devilled Egg Variations
If you want to give your deviled eggs a little extra something, try one of these variations:
- Add some heat with a sprinkle of cayenne pepper, diced jalapeño, or hot sauce.
- Make it smoky with the addition of smoked salmon, bacon, or ham.
- Get cheesy with grated cheddar, cream cheese, or goat cheese.
- Add some color with diced tomatoes, chopped herbs, or paprika.
The possibilities are endless! Be creative and have fun with it.
Deviled Egg Recipe
- Pastry Blender
- 6 eggs
- 1 avocado diced
- 3 tbsp mayonnaise
- 1 tbsp mustard
- 1 tsp vinegar
- 1 tsp salt
- 0.25 tsp pepper
- Chives optional
- Smoked paprika optional
- Diced tomatoes optional
- Chopped herbs optional
- Place the eggs in a single layer at the bottom of a saucepan. Fill the saucepan with enough water to cover the eggs by at least an inch.
- Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Turn off the heat once the water reaches a boiling point and let the eggs sit in hot water for 12 minutes.
- Fill a bowl with ice-cold water. Using a slotted spoon, carefully transfer the eggs to the bowl of cold water.
- Let the eggs sit in the cold water for a few minutes to stop them from cooking further.
- Once the eggs are cooled, gently tap each egg on a countertop until cracks form all over the shell.
- Using your fingers, peel off the shell, starting from the large end.
- Cut the eggs in half lengthwise and carefully remove the yolks, careful not to break the egg whites.
- Mash the yolks with a fork or potato masher.
- Add avocado, mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper to the mashed yolks. Mix until everything is well combined.
- Scoop the mixture into a piping or ziplock bag with the corner snipped off. Pipe the mixture into the egg whites.
- Garnish with chives, smoked paprika, or anything else you like. Serve immediately or store in the fridge for later.
Serving SuggestionsDeviled eggs are great as an appetizer or side dish. However, they can also be the main course! Try serving them with:
- A simple green salad
- Sliced fruit
- Baguette slices
- Vegetable sticks
Storing SuggestionsStore deviled eggs in the fridge for up to 3 days. If you want to make them ahead of time, prepare the egg yolk mixture and store it in a piping bag or ziplock bag in the fridge. Pipe the mixture into the egg whites and garnish as desired when ready to serve.
FAQs Related to Deviled Egg Recipe
How Long Do Deviled Eggs Last?
Deviled eggs will last in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Can I Make Deviled Eggs Ahead Of Time?
Yes, you can make deviled eggs ahead of time. Just prepare them according to the recipe and store them in the fridge until you’re ready to serve.
What Can I Use Instead Of Mayonnaise?
If you’re not a fan of mayonnaise, you can use Greek yogurt, sour cream, or even cottage cheese in its place. Just make sure to adjust the other ingredients accordingly.
This deviled egg recipe is a delicious and easy way to spruce up a classic dish. The addition of avocado makes it extra creamy and delicious! Surprise everyone by playing around with different flavor combinations. Enjoy! Serve as an appetizer or side dish.