Classic Deviled Eggs

Recipe for Classic Deviled Eggs
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Ingredients

8 hard-boiled eggs
3-4 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons finely diced celery (optional)
2 tablespoons finely diced red onion (optional)
Kosher or sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Garnish: paprika (optional)

Instructions

Remove shells from hard-boiled eggs and slice in half lengthwise. Carefully remove the yolks, and transfer to a bowl.

Using a fork or pastry blender, mash the yolks. Add mayonnaise, mustard, cayenne pepper, celery, onion, salt, and black pepper to taste.

Spoon filling into a zip-top bag, cut off a corner tip, then pipe into the egg white halves. Garnish with paprika if you like.

Chill and serve.

Yield: 

16 eggs

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I put grey poupon and hellmanns mayo in mine, they are so good!

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My sister Julie uses my hot pepper relish in her recipe and then tops each one with a slice of her candied jalapeño.

Instead of the Dijon mustard,

Instead of the Dijon mustard, I add 1 tsp of Patek's Mild Curry paste. It's really good!