The Best Classic Deviled Egg Recipe for a Quick and Easy Meal

Deviled eggs are a classic dish that can be served as an appetizer, side dish, or even a main course. They’re easy to make and can be customized with various ingredients to suit your taste. Here’s a classic deviled egg recipe that will have you enjoying this delicious dish in no time.


The ingredients for this classic deviled egg recipe are simple and easy to find. You’ll need 6 large eggs, ¼ cup of mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of mustard, 1 teaspoon of white vinegar, salt and pepper to taste, and paprika for garnish.


Place the eggs in a pot and cover with cold water. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.

Drain the hot water from the pot and fill it with cold water. Let the eggs sit in the cold water for 10 minutes before peeling them carefully.

Cut the eggs in half lengthwise and remove the yolks into a bowl. Mash the yolks with a fork until they are smooth.

Add the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper to the mashed yolks and mix until everything is combined well.

Spoon or pipe the mixture into each egg white half and sprinkle with paprika for garnish. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serving Suggestions

Deviled eggs can be served as an appetizer or side dish at any meal or gathering. They also make a great snack or light lunch when served with some fresh vegetables or crackers on the side. You can also add some extra ingredients like bacon bits, chives, pickles, olives, or capers to customize your deviled eggs even further.

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