The Perfect Party Appetizer: A Traditional Deviled Eggs Recipe

Deviled eggs are a classic appetizer that can be found at any gathering, from family dinners to holiday parties. They’re easy to make and always a crowd pleaser, making them the perfect party appetizer. Here’s a traditional deviled eggs recipe that is sure to be a hit at your next event.


To make deviled eggs, you’ll need 6 large eggs, 1/4 cup mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon yellow mustard, 1 teaspoon white vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and a pinch of black pepper. You’ll also need paprika for garnish.


Start by boiling the eggs in a pot of water for 10-12 minutes. Once the eggs are cooked through, drain the water from the pot and run cold water over the eggs until they are cool enough to handle. Peel off the shells and cut each egg in half lengthwise. Carefully scoop out the yolks into a bowl and set aside the whites on a plate or tray.

Mash up the yolks with a fork until they are smooth. Add in the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper and mix everything together until it is well combined. Spoon or pipe the mixture into each egg white half and sprinkle with paprika for garnish. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Serving Suggestions

Deviled eggs can be served as-is as an appetizer or snack. For more of a meal option, serve them with some crusty bread or crackers on the side. They also make great additions to salads or sandwiches for lunch or dinner. No matter how you serve them up, these deviled eggs are sure to be a hit at your next gathering.

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