Consider your next snack or appetizer sorted! We’ve rounded up the Best Deviled Eggs Recipes to make for any occasion, from potlucks to parties.
Your next party or potluck is begging for a plate of deviled eggs! Deviled eggs make a fabulous easy appetizer, or a healthy snack packed with protein. This classic egg preparation is simple to make and never fails to please a crowd.
Why not whip up a batch just because? Easy, creamy, savory and delicious is the name of the game with the recipes below. From classic deviled eggs to versions with a twist, these are sure to disappear in minutes. Plus, scroll down for helpful storage tips and topping ideas!
What Are Deviled Eggs?
If you’ve never had one, you might be wondering, what in the devil is a deviled egg, anyway?
Deviled eggs are eggs that are hard-boiled, peeled, cut in half, and then filled with a creamy mixture of cooked egg yolks blended with ingredients like mayo and mustard. You’ll often find deviled eggs served as a cold appetizer or side dish at parties.
The term “deviled” dates back to the 18th and 19th Centuries, used to describe foods that were spicy or zesty. Deviled egg recipes, usually made with mustard and pepper, definitely fit the bill!
What Are Other Names for Deviled Eggs?
In some parts of the Southern and Midwestern US, deviled eggs go by other names, like salad eggs or dressed eggs. Often to avoid the term “deviled” when served at a church gathering! Deviled eggs are also called stuffed eggs or Russian eggs.
Deviled Egg Recipes to Try
Next up, a round up of the best deviled eggs recipes! Take these fun and flavorful variations of deviled eggs along to your next gathering, and just watch them disappear.
Greek Yogurt Deviled Eggs – No Mayo
Keep the flavor and lose the mayo with this easy and delicious recipe for no-mayo deviled eggs! Tangy Greek yogurt makes the perfect healthy substitute, and we’re certainly not complaining.
Mama’s Deviled Eggs with a Parmesan Crisp
A whole egg is hollowed out and filled to the brim with flavorful, creamy, smoky yolks in this family-favorite spin on a traditional deviled egg recipe. Topped with a toasted parmesan crisp and dusted with paprika for flair.
Topping Ideas for Deviled Eggs
Spice up or dress up your dressed eggs with even more fun and tasty topping ideas:
- Seasoning: Paprika, black pepper, cumin, Cajun spice, taco seasoning, sesame seeds, lemon zest.
- Veggies: Thinly sliced radishes, olives, jalapeno, sun dried tomatoes or cherry tomatoes.
- Herbs: Chives, thyme, basil, green onion, cilantro, parsley, oregano, capers.
- Cheese: Cheddar, blue cheese, parmesan, feta.
- Condiments: Sour cream, Sriracha, tabasco, Dijon mustard, relish.
- Protein: Smoked salmon, prosciutto, crumbled bacon or pancetta, diced ham.
How to Store Deviled Eggs
If you have a designated egg carrier, that’s the best way to store your deviled eggs! If not, make sure to store them in a single layer, in an airtight container in the fridge. Keep your eggs refrigerated right up until you serve them, and refrigerate any extras, too.
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