Avocado deviled eggs

Lynnda Cloutier


the classic deviled eggs get an extra dose of good fats with the addition of avocado and a touch of heat from hot sauce.Source unknown

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12 eggs
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon country dijon style mustard
1 teaspoon caper juice or sweet or dill pickle juice
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
dash bottled hot pepper sauce
one ripe but firm avocado, halved, seeded, and peeled
1 teaspoon lemon juice
snipped fresh chives, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

put eggs in a single layer in a large Dutch oven, and add enough cold water to cover the eggs by at least 1 inch. Bring to a rapid boil over high heat. Water will have large rapidly breaking bubbles. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 15 minutes. Drain. Run cold water over the eggs or place them in ice water until cool enough to handle. Drain. Peel eggs and cut in half lengthwise. Remove yolks and place in a large bowl. Set whites aside.
Mash egg yolks with a fork. Add mayonnaise, mustard, caper juice, black pepper, and hot pepper sauce, stirring to mix.
Chopped avocados into 1/2 inch pieces. Toss with lemon juice. Spoon or pipe egg yolk mixture into egg white halves .Place pieces of avocado on top. If desired, sprinkle with chives. Cover and chill for up to four hours before serving. Makes 24 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers