How to make classic deviled eggs


This classic deviled egg recipe is a perfect appetizer for Easter, parties, and holidays. This hard-boiled egg recipe is very easy to make and needs very few ingredients. Boiled eggs get peeled and sliced in half. Then, remove the egg yolk and add it to a mixing bowl. Mash the egg yolk with mayonnaise and other ingredients with the help of a fork. Use a spoon or piping bag to fill the egg whites with the mashed mixture. It is savory, creamy, and tangy in taste. There are different variations of this classic dish.


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Classic Deviled Eggs by Homemakerjob


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Classic Deviled Eggs Recipe

'Classic deviled eggs' is a perfect dish for holidays, parties, and gatherings. This is a very easy recipe to make, and it tastes amazing. Serve it as an appetizer, side dish, or brunch.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine United Kingdom
Servings 5 people


  • 7 eggs, hard-boiled
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 pinch of paprika
  • ½ tsp parsley, finely chopped


  • Take 7 boiled eggs. Use a knife and slice them in half. Remove the yolk from a mixing bowl.
  • Mash the yolk well with a fork. Add 3 tbsp mayonnaise, ¼ tsp salt, ¼ tsp black pepper powder, 1 tsp Dijon mustard, and 1 tsp apple cider vinegar. Mix well.
  • Transfer this mixture into a piping bag, or you can use a spoon to fill the mixture into egg-white halves.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Garnish with paprika and finely chopped parsley.


  • If Dijon mustard is not available, you can use yellow mustard.
  • You can add more mayonnaise to get a creamier texture.
  • Use fresh herbs of your choice to garnish along with paprika.
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