Avocado Deviled Eggs

For a twist on classic deviled eggs, give this slightly spicy version a try. The combination of avocado, red pepper flakes, and other spices add tons of extra flavor to an otherwise basic recipe.



Avocado Deviled Eggs

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Classic American
Servings 4 People

Ingredients
  

  • 8 Large Eggs
  • 2 T. White vinegar
  • 2 Medium Avocados
  • 1 T. Juice
  • 1 1/2 T. Avocado mayonnaise* Link Below
  • 1 t. Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 t. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 t. Onion Powder
  • 1/2 t. Smoked Paprika
  • Sea salt and black pepper to
  • 3 T. Fresh Parsley minced

Instructions
 

  • Place eggs in a large pot and cover by an inch or two cold water. Add 2 tablespoons of white vinegar to the pot and bring to a rolling boil. Cover and turn off heat. Let the eggs sit on burner, covered, for 11-12 minutes.
  • Drain the eggs and rinse in cold water to stop process. Once cool enough to handle, gently peel and slice each in half lengthwise.
  • Carefully remove the yolks with a spoon and transfer to a small mixing bowl. Set the cooked whites aside.
  • Add the avocado, juice, avocado mayonnaise, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, onion powder, and smoked paprika to the bowl with the yolks. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and mash everything together until thoroughly combined.
  • Fill each half with a tablespoon of the avocado mixture and top with fresh parsley. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Notes

Tip: Add white vinegar to the water when making hard-boiled eggs to make them easier to peel.
Prefer more (or less) heat? Simply adjust the amount of crushed red pepper until you find the right balance.
Check out this awesome Avocado Mayo!
 
Keyword avocado, egg, Paleo