Susan Din


These tasty bites are an upscale version of deviled eggs. Much more tasty than the usual mayo/mustard deviled egg filling.


★★★★★ 1 vote

40 Min
Stove Top


  • 12
    eggs, hard boiled
  • 4 oz
    raw breakfast sausage (jimmy dean used) hot flavor if you like a kick!
  • 1/4 c
    yellow onion, minced finely
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • ·
    paprika, sweet mild or smoked-for garnish
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper



  1. Cook sausage and onions together over medium high heat, smashing the clumps of sausage.
    You want the crumbles as fine as possible.
    After sausage is cooked, and onions are translucent, put the mixture in a fine mesh strainer.
    Press out as much fat as possible using a rubber spatula.
    Turn out onto several layers of paper towel to absorb more fat.
    Allow to cool to room temperature.
  2. Split Peeled boiled eggs in half lengthwise.
    Pop out the yolks into a a bowl, reserve whites on a plate/platter.
    Mash yolks with a fork, or potato masher until very fine.
    Add Sausage mixture, mayo, mustard and pepper. Stir to combine.
  3. For a decorative presentation use a piping bag with a large star tip and fill the egg whites up rounding the tops.
    Dust with paprika if desired.
    Chill thoroughly before serving.

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Course/Dish: Eggs Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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