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classic deviled eggs

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

Classic Deviled Eggs are the most delicious accompaniment for your Easter meal, brunch, barbecue or potluck. This recipe is a family favorite and it includes helpful hints on getting those hard boiled eggs just perfect for peeling.

yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For classic deviled eggs

  • 12
    hard boiled eggs
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    white or rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    chopped fresh dill
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh chopped chives
  • sprinkle of paprika (optional)

How To Make classic deviled eggs

  • 1
    Peel eggs and slice in half lengthwise.
  • 2
    Carefully remove yolks to a bowl. Mash well with a fork. Add mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, rice vinegar, dill and 2 tablespoons chopped chives. Stir well to combine.
  • 3
    Pipe or spoon into egg whites. Garnish with remaining chopped chives and/or sprinkled paprika.
  • 4
    Refrigerate until ready to serve.