I figured with Halloween almost here, which then seems to lead right into Thanksgiving and Christmas, it’s a good time to post another appetizer recipe. It seems like when we get to this time of year there is so much entertaining going on that it’s a good idea to have a few appetizers up your sleeve.
My inspiration for these deviled eggs comes from a nearby restaurant. Alex and I had dinner there a few weeks ago when Steve was travelling. I wasn’t terribly hungry, so I opted for a small salad and the deviled egg trio appetizer. These were the best deviled eggs I had ever had! The trio consisted of a traditional, a traditional topped with bacon and green onions and a spicy version with buffalo sauce mixed in and then topped with red pepper flakes. All three were delicious. They were very creamy and had just the right amount of tanginess.
Tonight I’m going to a get-together with some friends and I need to bring an appetizer. So I thought today would be a perfect time to make my own version of these tasty little bites. To make the traditional filling, I put in a combination of mayonnaise, dijon mustard, yellow mustard, red wine vinegar and salt and pepper. Then I took half of the filling and added buffalo sauce. I think they turned out pretty close to the ones at the restaurant!
8 hardboiled eggs
1/4 cup mayonnaise (I used reduced fat)
1 tbsp + 1 tsp dijon mustard
1 tsp yellow mustard
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tbsp buffalo sauce
salt and pepper
1 slice bacon, diced up
1 green onion, finely chopped
red pepper flakes
Fry bacon over medium heat until crispy, drain on paper towels. Once bacon is cool, finely chop.
After eggs have been peeled slice them in half lengthwise and scoop out the yolks.
Put half of filling into another bowl and stir in the buffalo sauce. Then spoon each filling into a separate ziploc bag. Seal the bag and cut the tip off of one corner. Pipe each filling into half of the eggs.
Shared at Amee’s Savory Dish on2/03/12.
Shared at Everyday Mom’s Meals on 2/05/12.
Shared at Gooseberry Patch on 4/04/12.