If you love hummus, you must try this swoon-worthy recipe that adds not only everyone's favorite chickpea dip to the mix, but also feta cheese and kalamata olives. Oh, my! The hard boiled egg whites are just a vehicle to get this awesomeness into your mouth as elegantly as possible. That said, you could also make the mixture or use any leftovers, sans egg whites, as an appetizer dip for a crudité platter.
If you've never dyed your peeled hard boiled eggs with beets, you simply must try this. The beet pickling juice is amazing and gives the egg whites not only a tinge of deep pink but adds a slightly sweet element to the otherwise bland egg whites. These need at least 24 hours in the fridge to marinate, so they can easily be made ahead. Try piping in your yolk mixture to make a prettier presentation with these ultra tasty deviled eggs. Garnish with just a smidge of fresh chopped chives. Gorgeous!
If you love hot and spicy, try these deviled eggs that incorporate avocado, jalapeno, red onion and cilantro for a guacamole inspired flavor. These make the perfect appetizer, side dish, or even a light lunch if you're looking for a hit of protein. They're great for game days or backyard barbeques, too!
You can seriously up-level your deviled eggs with the addition of crab, cream cheese, green onions and sriracha. Your crab rangoon inspired deviled eggs will be a major hit on your appetizer table. They're hearty and zesty enough to please and crowd and will have them coming back for more!
If you're looking for a show stopper of an appetizer or first course item, here it is! You'll want to whip the egg yolks to get them nice and fluffy and so that they incorporate the awesome roasted garlic, mayo, mustard and bacon grease (yes!). Fill the egg whites with the yolk mixture and then add crumbled bacon and blue cheese, a dash of smoked paprika and a smattering of chives. For the final touch, add a top spear of a roasted asparagus stalk to each deviled egg. See? Show stopper!
Now, let’s look at some commonly asked questions about deviled eggs!
Why deviled eggs are called devil?
Fun fact: According to the Oxford English Dictionary, in 1786, to “devil” foods means to cook it over very high heat or to add a spicy seasoning to it. Interesting, huh?!
Who invented deviled eggs?
Back in ancient Rome, eggs were boiled and seasoned with spicy sauces and then usually served at the beginning of a meal! Find out more about the history of deviled eggs here.
What are deviled eggs good with?
Deviled eggs make a great picnic food. Serve with coleslaw, potato salad, macaroni salad or even just a nice salt.