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Classic Deviled Eggs Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Classic Deviled Eggs can be served as an appetizer or side, with brunch, lunch, or a festive dinner. They’re easy to make ahead, and a guaranteed crowd pleaser!
Servings : 12
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins



  • Cut the boiled eggs in half, lengthwise.
  • Carefully take out the yolks and transfer them to a mixing bowl; mash the yolks with the back of a fork.
  • To the mashed yolks, add in the mayonnaise, dijon mustard, hot sauce, salt, pepper, and paprika; mix and stir until thoroughly combined.
    Taste for salt and pepper, and adjust accordingly.
  • Pipe or spoon the egg yolk mixture into the empty egg whites.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of paprika and chives, if using.
  • Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.


Calories: 63 kcal | Carbohydrates: 1 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 95 mg | Sodium: 91 mg | Potassium: 34 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 133 IU | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Calcium: 13 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 0 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: American
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