These pretty avocado deviled eggs have an added boost of fat for a healthy appetizer. (Perfect if you’re looking for a Whole30 deviled egg recipe!)
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When my hens are being especially productive, we make deviled eggs frequently. While most of the people in my household will do their best to avoid a simple hard-boiled egg, they like them with a little bit of added flavor.
How to make deviled eggs with avo
Eggs may be the perfect food, don’t you think? When your hens (or your neighbors hens!) are laying prolifically, it’s time to whip up a batch of these little snacks.
These avocado deviled eggs give us a chance to use an abundance of eggs plus the overflow of avocados we are often blessed with. (If you, too, find yourself with more avocados you can use at once, here’s how to freeze avocados for later use.)
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If we’re making them here, just for us? I simply use a spoon to put the filling inside the egg halves. They’re prettier, though, if you use a cake decorating bag. I prefer a reusable one, rather than the disposable kinds. Using avocado instead of mayonnaise makes these a suitable Whole30 egg recipe and a lectin-free option as well, as long as your eggs are sourced from soy-and corn-free chickens.
For the best results, choose a nice, ripe avocado to make this recipe. It will smash up more easily than a firm avo. Alternatively, you can use frozen avocados if you’ve tucked some away. Just allow them to thaw completely before combining them with the hard-boiled egg yolks.
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Avocado Deviled Eggs
These pretty eggs have an added boost of avocado for a healthy fat. (Perfect if you're looking for a Whole30 deviled egg recipe!)
Peel hard boiled eggs. Slice in half lengthwise and gently remove the egg yolk to a medium sized mixing bowl. Set egg whites on a plate.
Add avocado to bowl. Mash yolks and avocado together.
Squeeze the juice from the lemon wedge into the bowl. Be sure to avoid seeds.
Add mustard, salt, and pepper. Mash thoroughly to ensure that the mixture is smooth.
Use a cake decorating bag or a small spoon to fill the hole of each egg half. Sprinkle with paprika and serve immediately.
These avocado deviled eggs are the perfect addition to a brunch buffet! Store in the refrigerator if you won't be serving them right away.