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Basic Deviled Eggs

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Basic Deviled Eggs

Basic Deviled Eggs

Diana Rattray
Top these simple, basic deviled eggs sliced grape tomatoes, snipped chives, or olive slices.

Ingredients:

  • 7 hard-cooked eggs
  • 2 to 2 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 scant teaspoon prepared mustard
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • paprika, optional
  • optional garnishes: sliced olives, sliced grape tomatoes, snipped chives, finely chopped red onion

Preparation:

Cut 6 of the hard cooked eggs in half lengthwise.

Scoop yolks out of egg halves. Press yolks and remaining whole hard cooked egg through a sieve into a small bowl. Stir in mayonnaise and mustard; season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with a little sweet paprika, if desired. Garnish with sliced olives, sliced grape or cherry tomatoes, finely chopped red onion, or snipped fresh chives.

Makes 12 deviled egg halves.

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