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Classic Southern Devil Eggs 

 If you're looking for a classic, no-fuss recipe for deviled eggs, this is it. The filling for Southern-style deviled eggs is nothing more than egg yolks, and mayonnaise, and the right amount of both. Use a fork to mash these ingredients together until the filling is completely smooth. You can spoon the filling into the halved egg whites, or use a piping bag (or small zip-top storage bag with one corner snipped off) for the pretty, swirled effect. You can also use a food processor to get them extra creamy and smooth.


Devil Egg Tray (easy to double)


You Will Need:

1. 7 Eggs

2. 2 Cups Water

3. 6 TBSP Mayonnaise salad dressing

4. 2 pinches paprika

5. 2 pinches seasoned salt



Add 7 eggs to your instant pot. Cover with 2 cups water. 

Place your lid on sealing and not venting. Set timer for 10 minutes. 

When timer goes off, instant release. Remove eggs and peel. 

How to get perfectly peeled eggs every time

Eggs peel easier when they are hot. Place egg in your hand and drop several times on the counter,  Take the palm of your hand and roll the egg on ALL sides several times, including the top and bottom of the eggs. At the bottom of your egg there is a air pocket under the shell, Peel making sure you are under the membrane. Your egg should peel easily at this point. 

Cut Eggs In Half,  and place fully cooked yokes in a bowl. Add 6 TBSP Mayonnaise Salad Dressing and smash into egg yokes. (Mixing well as you go) Keep mashing (stirring) until smooth.  Place 1 scoop (tsp) into each side of egg. Line tray. Take 2 pinches of paprika and decorate the top, finally adding  Season Salt as a finish. (only a couple of pinches worth) or to your taste.


How you can make a devil egg bar and what you can top it with? What I did with this devil egg tray (bar)  was simple, I made devil eggs the normal way I do them (to the right) Then I decided to lay paper towels down (but you can use foil or whatever you choose. I took a stock of leaf lettuce, and shredded it, I sprinkled that at the bottom, then I fried some beanie weenies, and inserted tooth picks, I placed my devil eggs where I wanted them, and put a beanie weenie in all the empty spots I could find. I fried bacon, and diced and added a piece or two on each one. My husband loves banana peppers so I I topped some of the devil eggs with those, I then put toppings in bowls for the normal devil eggs so people could make their own. 

What toppings
can go on devil eggs?


1 - paprika, radish, chives. 

2 - bacon, blue cheese, chives

3 - Sriracha, black sesame seeds, cilantro. 

4 - smoked salmon, capers, lemon. 

5 - kalamata olives, sun-dried tomatoes, Italian parsley. 

6 - Feta, lemon, oregano. 

7 - green olives, lemon, black pepper.

8 - ham, cheddar, green onion, black pepper.

9. Green Onion, little smokies, (beanie Winnies) banana peppers.

10. Pimentos, onion, pinch of shredded cheese, different colored thin bell peppers. 

These are great for tail gating parties, Super Bowl Sunday Finger foods, Kids parties and holidays like Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, or BBQ's. Have fun with them. We'd love to see your pictures! I will post them to this page to get other readers more ideas.  Enjoy!~

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