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Classic Deviled Eggs

You will be amazed by these spicy and hot Deviled Eggs. These practical and delicious snacks will add color to your day.

August 6, 2022
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Difficulty Easy
Servings 8 people
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 15 mins
Total 30 mins

Best Deviled Eggs Recipe Video



  1. To boil the eggs, put them in a saucepan and add enough water to cover the eggs. Boil the eggs at high temperature. When the water reaches the boiling point, remove from the stove, close the lid and leave for 10 minutes. (You can read our article for more information about how to boil an egg.)
  2. Fill a bowl with ice and cold water. Place the eggs you have soaked in this cold water. (So ​​it will leave the shell more quickly when you peel the eggs.) After waiting for a few minutes, peel the eggs one by one by placing them on the counter.
  3. After peeling, cut the eggs in half.
  4. Remove the yolks of eggs and put them in a bowl. Place the whites with the cut side facing up in a tray.
  5. Crush the yellows with a fork and mix the mayonnaise and mustard. Mix until you get a creamy soft texture. If the texture feels stiff, add a small spoonful of more mayonnaise.
  6. Add lemon juice and continue mixing. Add some salt and pepper.
  7. Put the mixture in the cream squeeze cup or refrigerator bag. Gather the entire mixture in one corner. If you are using a refrigerator bag, cut a small piece of scissors at the end.
  8. Fill the egg whites with the mixture. Alternatively, you can use a spoon to add the mixture on the egg whites.
  9. Garnish with red pepper and fresh herbs while serving.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Best Deviled Eggs
Serves 8
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 124 mg41.3%
Sodium 69 mg3%
Potassium 55 mg1.2%
Protein 4.4 g8.8%
Total Fat 6.1 g7.8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Steam eggs for easy shell removal.
  • Fill in the egg whites. Use a spoon or a cream bag to add the egg yolk mixture to the egg whites.
  • You can use dijon mustard instead of yellow mustard.
  • Adjust the amount of mayonnaise and mustard to your taste.
  • You can use greek yogurt for a creamy texture. You can replace some or all of the mayonnaise with plain yogurt or sour cream.
  • Use vinegar, pickle juice, or Worcestershire sauce to add acidity.
  • You can use vinegar instead of lemon juice. Vinegar is a classic ingredient for this.
  • Smooth over the filling. Mash all the ingredients with a fork or food processor.
  • Top with bacon, chopped olives, or fresh dill.
  • You can boil the eggs the day before.
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This classic deviled egg recipe is a hard-boiled egg stuffed with an egg yolk mixture. Deviled eggs, which you can serve as an appetizer or side dish, are incredibly delicious with their creamy and rich filling.

These eggs suit almost every table from an Easter dinner to a warm spring picnic. It all starts with boiling the egg. The perfect harmony of egg yolk with spices and sauces will cause an explosion of flavor in your mouth.

What Are Deviled Eggs?

Deviled Eggs are hard-boiled eggs filled with a mixture of egg yolks. After the eggs are boiled, the yolk filling is spooned into the egg white. Deviled eggs are often seasoned with smoked paprika. Served with dill or chives.

How To Peel a Hard-Boiled Egg?

One of the most important steps in a deviled egg recipe is peeling the egg. Here are a few tricks for easy peeling of boiled eggs:

  • Soak the eggs in iced water before peeling them.
  • When peeling the eggs, break the end of the shell first. Then roll it on the counter and peel the egg.
  • Steam the eggs instead of boiling them.

Deviled Egg Recipe Flavor Variations

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There are many options for customizing your own spicy recipe. For example, you can try to do them.

  • Add more crushed red peppers.
  • Add more flavor with cheese.
  • Add avocado instead of mayonnaise.
  • Add different fresh herbs.
  • Add the bacon or ham on top.

What To Serve with Deviled Eggs?

These deviled eggs can be served as an appetizer or side dish. It goes well with sandwiches. It can also be added to salads. It can be served with meat, chicken, or seafood.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Deviled Eggs:

How To Store Deviled Eggs?

Consume these deviled eggs on the day of serving for the best flavor. You can store leftover eggs in an airtight container in the refrigerator for several days.

Deviled eggs can be frozen. You can freeze the filling material in the egg. But do not freeze egg whites. Otherwise, the egg white will harden and release water when dissolved.

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