BASIC DEVILED EGGS

9
Teresa G

By
@GrannyGravymaker

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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)

How to Make BASIC DEVILED EGGS

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. Photo of chiffonade of cabbage "grass."
  10. Photo of vegetable "flower" tool.

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About BASIC DEVILED EGGS

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




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