BASIC DEVILED EGGS

Teresa *

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@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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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

1Cut each egg in half, lengthwise, removing yolks to a shallow bowl; place whites in egg dish.
2Using a dinner fork, mash yolks thoroughly.
3Add salt and sugar; mix well.
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.
7Sprinkle eggs with a bit of paprika. Garnish further, if desired, with bacon bits, chives or sliced olives. Serve on deviled egg plate.
8Store leftovers refrigerated in airtight container.
9Photo of chiffonade of cabbage "grass."
10Photo of vegetable "flower" tool.

About this Recipe

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