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Deviled Eggs with Bacon Recipe

This classic dish takes a flavorful twist with the addition of creamy mayonnaise, zesty mustard, and the irresistible crunch of bacon. Whether you’re hosting a party, attending a potluck, or simply craving a savory treat, these Deviled Eggs are the answer. Join us on this gastronomic journey as we unravel the secrets to crafting the ultimate Deviled Eggs with Bacon.

Deviled Eggs are a timeless crowd-pleaser, and when you add the savory touch of bacon, you elevate them to a whole new level. The creamy texture of the filling combined with the smoky, crispy bacon creates a symphony of flavors in every bite. Perfect for brunches, picnics, or as an elegant appetizer, these Deviled Eggs with Bacon will undoubtedly steal the show at any gathering. Plus, they’re surprisingly easy to make, making them an ideal choice for both novice and seasoned cooks.

Ingredients:

6 hard-boiled Eggs
1/4 cup Mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Mustard
2 tablespoons Salad Cubes (diced pickles or relish)
1 tablespoon Ketchup
Salt and Pepper to taste
3 slices cooked Bacon, crumbled (for topping)

Step-by-Step Guide:

Step 1: Hard-Boil the Eggs

  • Place the eggs in a saucepan and cover them with water.
  • Bring the water to a boil, then reduce the heat and let the eggs simmer for 10-12 minutes.
  • Once cooked, transfer the eggs to an ice water bath to cool.

Step 2: Peel and Halve the Eggs

  • Peel the cooled hard-boiled eggs and cut them in half lengthwise.
  • Carefully remove the yolks and place them in a mixing bowl. Set the egg whites aside.

Step 3: Prepare the Filling

  • Mash the egg yolks with a fork or a potato masher until they are smooth.
  • Add mayonnaise, mustard, salad cubes, and ketchup to the mashed yolks.
  • Mix the ingredients thoroughly until you have a smooth and creamy filling.
  • Season the filling with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4: Fill the Egg Whites

  • Spoon the egg yolk mixture into the hollowed-out egg whites.
  • You can use a spoon or a piping bag to make the filling look neat and attractive.

Step 5: Top with Bacon

  • Crumble the cooked bacon slices into small pieces.
  • Sprinkle the crumbled bacon over the filled egg halves.

Step 6: Chill and Serve

  • Place the deviled eggs in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld and the filling to set.

Step 7: Garnish and Serve

  • Before serving, you can garnish the deviled eggs with a sprinkle of chopped chives or paprika for extra flavor and a pop of color.
  • Arrange the deviled eggs on a serving platter and enjoy!

Expert Tips and Tricks:

  • Experiment with different types of mustard for varied flavor profiles.
  • Use a pastry bag to pipe the filling for a more elegant presentation.
  • For a smokier flavor, consider using smoked paprika in the filling.

Variations:

  1. Spicy Kick: Add a dash of hot sauce to the filling.
  2. Herb-infused: Mix chopped fresh herbs like dill or chives into the filling.
  3. Curry Twist: Stir in a teaspoon of curry powder for an exotic touch.
  4. Avocado Delight: Mash in half an avocado for a creamy and rich filling.
  5. Crab and Old Bay: Fold in lump crab meat and a pinch of Old Bay seasoning.

What to Serve With Deviled Eggs:

  1. Fresh Salad Greens
  2. Grilled Vegetables
  3. Crostini or Crackers
  4. Cheese Platter
  5. Cherry Tomatoes
  6. Fruit Skewers
  7. Shrimp Cocktail
  8. Bruschetta
  9. Stuffed Mushrooms
  10. Mini Quiches

Storage Tips:

  • Deviled Eggs can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To preserve the crispiness of the bacon, add it just before serving.

How Much to Make for Family Gatherings:

  • Plan for at least 2-3 deviled eggs per person when serving as an appetizer.
  • Adjust quantities based on the size of your gathering and whether there are other appetizers being served.

How Far in Advance Can I Make Deviled Eggs?

  • Deviled Eggs can be made up to 24 hours in advance. However, for the freshest taste, it’s recommended to add the bacon and garnishes just before serving.

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Classic Deviled Eggs

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 25 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 45 mins
Servings: 12

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place the eggs in a saucepan and cover them with water. Bring the water to a boil, then reduce the heat and let the eggs simmer for 10-12 minutes. Once cooked, transfer the eggs to an ice water bath to cool.

  2. Peel the cooled hard-boiled eggs and cut them in half lengthwise. Carefully remove the yolks and place them in a mixing bowl. Set the egg whites aside.

  3. Mash the egg yolks with a fork or a potato masher until they are smooth. Add mayonnaise, mustard, salad cubes, and ketchup to the mashed yolks. Mix the ingredients thoroughly until you have a smooth and creamy filling. Season the filling with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Spoon the egg yolk mixture into the hollowed-out egg whites. You can use a spoon or a piping bag to make the filling look neat and attractive.






  5. Crumble the cooked bacon slices into small pieces. Sprinkle the crumbled bacon over the filled egg halves.

  6. Place the deviled eggs in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld and the filling to set.

  7. Before serving, you can garnish the deviled eggs with a sprinkle of chopped chives or paprika for extra flavor and a pop of color. Arrange the deviled eggs on a serving platter and enjoy!

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