The Best Deviled Eggs use all of the classic ingredients with one secret weapon to take them over the top!
Deviled eggs are a classic appetizer to serve at potlucks and parties. The classic preparation is to mix the egg yolks from boiled eggs with mustard and mayonnaise and dust with paprika for color. This recipe adds in a bit more flavor with the use of dijon mustard, sweet pickle relish, and the bold flavor of horseradish. They are easy to make, and can also be easily made ahead for serving. We recommend making the filling and squeezing it into the shells just before serving, however, you can always fill them up to 12 hours beforehand. Be sure to store in an airtight container in the refrigerator to prevent a crust from forming on the top.
Why add horseradish to deviled eggs? Will it make it spicy?
Horseradish is our secret weapon when making deviled eggs. It adds a lot of flavor, without adding heat. You want to use a prepared horseradish cream sauce rather than raw horseradish. Prepared horseradish is processed with vinegar and salt. Creamy horseradish sauce is sold in the condiment section of your supermarket.
What is the best way to boil eggs to make deviled eggs?
Boiled eggs for deviled eggs need to be hard boiled. We have made a complete guide for boiling eggs that can be found here on our website. Pre-peeled and boiled eggs are commonly sold in grocery stores and can be used in this recipe. They tend to be smaller and kind of expensive.
PRO TIP: Boiled eggs that are steamed tend to be much easier to peel. You can steam them in a steam basket rather than boil them in water for the same lengths of time for easier peeling.
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