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Bacon & Jalapeno Deviled Eggs: An Egg-cellent Idea!

Posted Dec 04 2013 11:03am

For Thanksgiving this year I was in charge of bringing the apps….so in addition to the regular fruit, veggie, and cheese trays I also decided to kick mom’s famous deviled eggs up a notch!  Don’t bacon and jalapenos just make everything better?  These were a hit, and should be considered a quick and easy addition to your holiday parties this month!

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Bacon & Jalapeno Deviled Eggs
 

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An egg-cellent take on mom’s old deviled egg recipe. The jalapeno and bacon add spice and salty meatiness.
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Ingredients
  • 12 large eggs, hard boiled and peeled
  • 1 cup mayonnaise (see Notes below)
  • ½ cup yellow mustard (adjust to taste preference)
  • 2 jalapenos, seeded and chopped
  • 6 pieces bacon, cooked until crispy, and crumbled
  • All-purpose seasoning of your choice (to taste)
  • Optional Paprika as topping

Instructions
  1. Hard boil your eggs with plenty of time to allow them to cool (I do mine the night before I plan to make deviled eggs)
  2. Peel eggs, slice in half, and empty all yolks into a mixing bowl
  3. Add mayo, mustard, and all-purpose seasoning to the yolks and mix until creamy
  4. Mix in ¾ of the jalapenos and ¾ of the bacon (reserving the rest as topping)
  5. Put the yolk mixture into either a frosting bag or a Ziplock bag with a corner cut out
  6. Pipe the yolk mixture into each egg half, making sure to give each egg a heaping serving
  7. Top with remaining jalapenos and bacon crumbles
  8. Sprinkle with paprika if desired

Notes
It can be difficult to find completely “clean” mayonnaise – I used Spectrum Naturals Organic Mayonnaise with Olive Oil, but there were other organic brands available in my supermarket (Vons), and even more options are available online.

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Now that I’m done eggsplaining this egg-cellent recipe, does anyone have a yolk or two?

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