Avocado Deviled Eggs

Avocado Deviled Eggs
Nathan Cyphert

Ingredients

  • 12  eggs, hard-boiled and halved lengthwise*
  • lime
  • Hass avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 3 Tablespoons  mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  dried or fresh chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
  •   Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

I recently remembered how amazing and under appreciated deviled eggs were. I've started to see them show up more frequently as appetizers and even as bar-food options. I've been ordering them and eating them and loving them and it got me thinking... How I can make this even better? The answer to that (and the answer to many similar questions)? Add avocado. Whether or not this is an "easy" appetizer or not is debatable, but it certainly is a delicious one that takes very little culinary expertise.

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Directions

Place the yolks in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Set the whites aside.

Zest the lime over the yolks and add the avocado, mayonnaise, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Mash all the ingredients together with a fork or potato masher until you get a relatively smooth consistency. Some avocado chunks are OK, as is common in guacamole; it's really whatever you prefer!

Lastly, scoop the mixture into the egg halves using a spoon (or a pastry bag if you want to be fancy) and garnish with some fresh or dried parsley. Try one, add some salt and fresh pepper, to taste, and serve!

Notes

Note: If you're looking for a lighter version, you could use only ½ of the egg yolks or use light mayonnaise.

*Note: Click here to learn How to Perfectly Hard-Boil an Egg.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

125 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb, Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Specific Carbs, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

6%

Servings:

12
  • Fat 10g 15%
  • Carbs 2g 1%
  • Saturated 2g 10%
  • Fiber 1g 5%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 0g
  • Monounsaturated 3g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 7g 13%
  • Cholesterol 187mg 62%
  • Sodium 93mg 4%
  • Calcium 32mg 3%
  • Magnesium 11mg 3%
  • Potassium 157mg 4%
  • Iron 1mg 6%
  • Zinc 1mg 5%
  • Phosphorus 109mg 16%
  • Vitamin A 82µg 9%
  • Vitamin C 3mg 6%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 2%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 15%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 2%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 7%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 38µg 9%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 7%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 4%
  • Vitamin K 5µg 6%
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