Deviled Eggs are a well loved side dish for good reason! This classic deviled eggs recipe has a filling of yolk, mustard, mayo, vinegar, and a few spices, and is a real crowd pleaser. You can’t go wrong with a classic, and with this recipe so much can go right!
I don’t know about you guys, but I have seen some pretty fun variations on the deviled egg, from creamy and sweet to these seriously tasty bacon jalapeño mustard deviled eggs and our favorite Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs. But no matter how many fun variations they are, this classic deviled egg recipe always seems to be at the top of our list for entertaining. This simple appetizer is easy to make, delicious, and a crowd favorite.
When it comes to making deviled eggs, it is a pretty simple process:
- Hard boil eggs
- Peel eggs and cut them in half
- Scoop out the yolks and mix them with yummy stuff
- Take that yolk mixture and refill the eggs.
- Garnish and serve!
How long do you boil an egg for deviled eggs?
How do you hard boil eggs so they peel easily?
Honestly, one of the best ways to make hard boiled eggs easy to peel is to peel them immediately after the ice bath. But sometimes when I am making these deviled eggs for a party or something, I want to be able to plan ahead, and get some of the leg work done ahead. And if you pop them in the fridge right after the ice bath, the eggs should still be easy to peel whenever you are ready to use them.
How long can I refrigerate deviled eggs?
Why is it called a deviled egg?
Classic Deviled Eggs
- 6 eggs
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Freshly ground black pepper to taste
- Smoked paprika and fresh dill weed for garnish
Hard boil eggs in an instant pot, or using your favorite method.
Peel eggs gently so the whites remain intact.
Slice the eggs in half lengthwise
Remove the yolks to a medium bowl, and placing the whites on a serving platter.
With a fork, mash the yolks into a fine crumble.
Add mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper, and mix well.
Just before serving, evenly disperse the yolk mixture into the cavities of the egg whites.
Garnish with a sprinkle of paprika and fresh dill weed.
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)
Enjoy these classic deviled eggs at all your holidays and parties year round!