BASIC DEVILED EGGS

Teresa G.

By
@BlueGinghamApron

This is our favorite deviled egg recipe. Don't leave out the sweet pickle juice because it really makes a big difference in the flavor and don't be surprised when they disappear almost immediately!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

10 large
hard-boiled eggs, peeled
1 pinch
salt
1/8 tsp
granulated sugar
1/4 to 1/3 c
miracle whip salad dressing
1/2 tsp
prepared yellow mustard
1/2 to 1 tsp
sweet pickle juice
paprika, smoked or sweet for garnish
bacon bits, minced fresh chives or sliced olives (optional)
cabbage leaves for garnish (optional)
carrot "flowers" for garnish (optional)

Step-By-Step

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1Cut each egg in half, lengthwise, removing yolks to a shallow bowl; place whites in egg dish.

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2Using a dinner fork, mash yolks thoroughly.

3Add salt and sugar; mix well.

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4Add salad dressing, mustard and pickle juice; mix very well and mash any remaining lumps.

5Taste for seasoning and adjust as desired. Add a bit more salad dressing or pickle juice if too thick.

6Fill the whites with the mixture by spoon, butter knife or piping from a pastry bag.

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7Sprinkle eggs with a bit of paprika. Garnish further, if desired, with bacon bits, chives or sliced olives. Serve on deviled egg plate.

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8Store leftovers refrigerated in airtight container.

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9Photo of chiffonade of cabbage "grass."

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10Photo of vegetable "flower" tool.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom