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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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)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut each egg in half, lengthwise, removing yolks to a shallow bowl; place whites in egg dish.
2
Using a dinner fork, mash yolks thoroughly.
3
Add salt and sugar; mix well.
4
Add salad dressing, mustard and pickle juice; mix very well and mash any remaining lumps.
5
Taste for seasoning and adjust as desired. Add a bit more salad dressing or pickle juice if too thick.
6
Fill the whites with the mixture by spoon, butter knife or piping from a pastry bag.
7
Sprinkle eggs with a bit of paprika. Garnish further, if desired, with bacon bits, chives or sliced olives. Serve on deviled egg plate.
8
Store leftovers refrigerated in airtight container.
9
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10
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About this Recipe

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