The Best Deviled Eggs Recipe (Angel Eggs)

The Best Deviled Eggs Recipe (Angel Eggs) – With a creamy tangy filling this simple recipe is just like grandma made, with a briny bite on top from capers.

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Okay, I know it goes against the grain to rename something as traditional as classic deviled eggs. This actually wasn’t my idea.

The first time I heard of angel eggs was from a delightfully quirky friend who enjoys cooking as much as I do. She says her family has always called them, “Angel Eggs.”

I guess they just didn’t like the idea of naming anything after the devil. Who knows!

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Angel Eggs

What I do know, is that the name change has stuck.

Last year as we were turning all our beautifully dyed Easter eggs into classic deviled eggs, I mentioned to the kids that my friend likes to call them angel eggs.

My sweet daughter agreed that only angels could make yucky yolks taste this good. My kids have been calling deviled eggs “Angel Eggs” ever since.

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Deviled Egg Recipe

Start by making perfect hard-boiled eggs…

  1. Place one dozen large eggs in a large pot.
  2. Fill the pot with cold water until it covers the eggs by about an inch.
  3. Bring the water to a boil; then reduce to a low simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the pot from the stove and place it in the sink.
  5. Run cold water into the pot for several minutes until the pot is full of cold water.
  6. Remove the eggs.
  7. Roll each egg to crack the shell and gently peel. (Find more tips for boiling and peeling eggs here.)

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How to Make Deviled Eggs

With a sharp knife, cut each egg in half length-wise.

Remove the yolks and place them in the food processor. Add the mayo, mustard, dill, shallots, paprika, salt, and pepper to the egg yolks.

Puree until extremely smooth.

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The Best Deviled Eggs

Using a pastry bag and tip, or a zip-bag with one corner snipped off, pipe the yolk mixture into the hole of each egg.

Sprinkle a few capers and extra chopped dill on each egg.

Cover and refrigerate until ready to eat!

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Turn those yucky yolks from your egg hunt into creamy Angel Eggs this year. Your family might grant you a pair of wings and a halo for the day!

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The Best Deviled Eggs Recipe (Angel Eggs)

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

The Best Deviled Eggs Recipe (Angel Eggs) - With a creamy tangy filling this simple recipe is just like grandma made, with a briny bite on top from capers.

Servings: 24 eggs
Nutrition Facts
The Best Deviled Eggs Recipe (Angel Eggs)
Amount Per Serving (1 piece)
Calories 43 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Potassium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 2.9%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 1.2%
Iron 2.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 12 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 6 sprigs fresh dill + extra for garnish
  • 2 teaspoons shallots, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoon capers

Instructions

  1. Place 1 dozen eggs in a large pot. Fill the pot with cold water until it covers the eggs by about an inch. Bring the water to a boil; then reduce to a low simmer for 15 minutes. Remove the pot from the stove and place it in the sink. Run cold water into the pot for several minutes until the pot is full of cold water. Remove the eggs. Roll each egg to crack the shell and gently peel.

  2. With a sharp knife, cut each egg in half length-wise. Remove the yolks and place them in the food processor. Add the mayo, mustard, dill, shallots, paprika, salt, and pepper to the egg yolks. Puree until extremely smooth.

  3. Using a pastry bag and tip, or a zip-bag with one corner snipped off, pipe the yolk mixture into the hole of each egg. Sprinkle a few capers and extra chopped dill on each egg. Cover and refrigerate until ready to eat.

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16 comments on “The Best Deviled Eggs Recipe (Angel Eggs)

  1. Thomas G DelVecchioposted March 4, 2019 at 5:57 pm Reply

    The term “deviled”, in reference to food, was in use in the 18th century, with the first known print reference appearing in 1786.[4] In the 19th century, it came to be used most often with spicy or zesty food, including eggs prepared with mustard, pepper or other ingredients stuffed in the yolk cavity.

    In parts of the Southern and Midwestern United States, the terms “stuffed eggs”, “salad eggs”, and “dressed eggs” are used instead.

    The term “angel eggs” has been used in association with fillings that are sweet with less fat and cholesterol.

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  4. ASJposted March 17, 2018 at 4:13 pm Reply

    I also call them Angel Eggs. Don’t like that other name. Nice to see others are calling it that also.These are delicious!

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  7. Laurieposted March 12, 2016 at 4:24 pm Reply

    If you steam eggs, even fresh eggs will peel easily.  Google it!

    I use vinegar and Tabasco and mayo in my deviled eggs – delicious combo!

  8. [email protected]posted March 12, 2016 at 9:22 am Reply

    A classic. I like mine with extra spice.

  9. Alisposted February 26, 2014 at 2:17 pm Reply

    Wow, I was just discussing this with my mom..We were trying to figure out where Deviled eggs had gotten their name and then we searched to see if anyone uses the same term that we do. SMALL WORLD AFTER ALL!!!!!!! I ALWAYS thought WE MADE THIS UP!!!!!!! Looks like we weren’t the only ones. TASTY right!?!?!?! :-)

    #sorryhadtoPost #Enjoy

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  11. Nikposted April 7, 2010 at 7:59 pm Reply

    Absolutely angelic!

  12. Anonymousposted April 5, 2010 at 2:05 am Reply

    hah this is funny b/c when I was little I used to tell my mom I want an Angel Egg not a Devil Egg lol.. This is my favorite recipe by far!

    Jessica Fox

  13. Anonymousposted April 5, 2010 at 2:08 am Reply

    They look delicious. Did you know that it's not good to use fresh eggs for hard boiling? They are too hard to peel. I tested this theory two days ago… and it was very true. "They" (meaning some random internet site) recommends 7 – 10 day old eggs.

    Chana Garrett

  14. Anonymousposted April 5, 2010 at 2:07 am Reply

    i was just getting online to look for new angel egg ideas :)

    Amy O

  15. Anonymousposted April 5, 2010 at 2:06 am Reply

    i was just getting online to look for new angel egg ideas :)

    Amy O'Neal

  16. Chocolate Frecklesposted April 4, 2010 at 4:16 am Reply

    Ohhh these look amazing! Perfect for a Sunday breakfast!