Decadent Savory Dill Deviled Eggs

This is my gourmet spin on the all-American favorite! I prefer a savory bite, rather than the sweet taste of the typical deviled egg.

Not only are these tasty treats a hit as a entertaining appetizers for all social gatherings, they really make great anytime snack!  Please feel free to tweak the ingredients to taste, and enjoy!

Decadent Savory Dill Deviled Eggs
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Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 16
 
Ingredients
  • 8 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and cut lengthwise
  • ½ cup mayonnaise (more to desired creamy consistency)
  • ½ cup minced scallions (or red onions for a sharper flavor)
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard spice
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika (optional)
  • ½ tablespoon dill
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preparing the eggs:
  2. Place eggs in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water.
  3. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat.
  4. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Remove from hot water.
  6. Place eggs immediately in an ice bath for 10 minutes.
  7. Peel the shells from the eggs.
  8. Rinse and dry the eggs.
  9. Preparing the deviled egg mixture:
  10. Remove the egg yolks to a small bowl and mash well with a fork.
  11. Add mayonnaise, ground mustard spice, garlic, onion powder,paprika, dill, salt and pepper and mix well until the mixture reaches a smooth and creamy consistency.
  12. Fill the empty egg white shells with the mixture (piping recommended!)
  13. Garnish the tops with a small sprinkle of dill (or paprika, if preferred)
  14. Serve chilled or store covered in refrigerator for up to one day before serving.