A twist on classic deviled eggs, this creamy and rich recipe includes savory bacon, cheese and onion.
Yield: 24 servings
Preparation Time: 30 min; Cook Time: 0 min
|14||hard boiled eggs|
|1 1/2||teaspoons||Dijon mustard|
|1||teaspoon||fresh lemon juice|
|1/3||cup||crumbled cooked bacon|
|1/4||cup||(1 ounce) finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese|
|2||Tablespoons||chopped fresh chives OR green onion tops|
Yield: 24 servings
Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:
|Calories From Fat:||54|
Good Source: Choline
Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.
CUT eggs lengthwise in half. REMOVE yolks to medium bowl. RESERVE 24 white halves. Finely CHOP remaining 4 white halves.
MASH yolks with fork. ADD mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, lemon juice and pepper; mix well. ADD chopped egg whites, bacon, cheese and chives; mix well.
SPOON 1 heaping Tbsp. yolk mixture into each reserved egg white half. REFRIGERATE, covered, to blend flavors.
Deviled eggs can be made up to 12 hours ahead. Refrigerate, covered.
Very fresh eggs can be difficult to peel. To ensure easily peeled eggs, buy and refrigerate them a week to 10 days in advance of cooking. This brief "breather" allows the eggs time to take in air, which helps separate the membranes from the shell.
To hard-cook eggs: PLACE eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in single layer. ADD cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. HEAT over high heat just to boiling. REMOVE from burner. COVER pan. LET EGGS STAND in hot water about 15 minutes for large eggs (12 minutes for medium eggs; 18 minutes for extra large) COOL completely under cold running water and peel.
Hard-boiled eggs are easiest to peel right after cooling. Cooling causes the egg to contract slightly in the shell.
To peel a hard-boiled egg: Gently tap egg on countertop until shell is finely crackled all over. Roll egg between hands to loosen shell. Starting peeling at large end, holding egg under cold running water to help ease the shell off.
Hard-boiled egg storage time: In the shell, hard-boiled eggs can be refrigerated safely up to one week. Refrigerate in their original carton to prevent odor absorption. Once peeled, eggs should be eaten that day.
No-mess method: Combine filling ingredients in 1-quart plastic food-storage bag. Press out air and seal bag. Press and roll bag with hand until mixture is well blended. Push filling toward bottom corner of bag. Snip off about 1/2-inch of corner. Squeeze filling from bag into egg whites.
Picnic or tailgate tip: Prepare filling in plastic bag, as above. Carry whites and yolk mixture separately in cooler. Fill eggs on the spot, pressing filling out of snipped corner of bag.
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