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Recipe: 3 deviled egg fillings for your leftover dyed Easter eggs

Posted at 1:55 PM, Mar 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-30 10:40:15-04

Oakdell chef Karen Peterson says leftover dyed Easter eggs are perfect for delicious deviled eggs. Below are three great recipes for deviled egg filings to use those leftover eggs. Visit Oakdell.com for recipes and great information about Oakdell Egg Farms.

Deviled Oakdell Eggs Base:
Ingredients:

  • 1 dozen Oakdell hard-boiled eggs

Directions:
1. Peel your hard-boiled Oakdell eggs and cut in half lengthwise.
2. Slip out yolks and smash them with a fork in a large mixing bowl. Put the halved hard-boiled eggs on a platter.
3. Choose one of the following filling recipes (based on 12 eggs):

Dill Filling Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise (or use greek yogurt as a substitute)
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 12 fresh chopped dill sprigs

Directions: 
1. Add ½ of the dill sprigs, mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper to the bowl of smashed egg yolks. Mix well.
2. Transfer the yolk mixture to a mixing bag which has been fitted with a star or plain tip, or a zip-top bag (with the corner cut off). Then fill the egg whites with the yolk mixture.
3. Garnish with leftover dill.

Bacon and Blue Cheese Filling Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon cooked chopped bacon
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise (or use greek yogurt as a substitute)
  • 4 teaspoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions:
1. Add 1 tablespoons bacon, mayonnaise, blue cheese, Dijon mustard, ¼ teaspoon pepper and salt to the bowl of smashed egg yolks. Mix until smooth.
2. Transfer the yolk mixture to a mixing bag which has been fitted with a star or plain tip, or a zip-top bag (with the corner cut off). Then fill the egg whites with the yolk mixture.
3. Top with leftover bacon and pepper.

Horseradish and Sweet Pickle Filling Ingredients:

  • 6 tablespoons mayonnaise (or use greek yogurt as a substitute)
  • 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle juice from jar of sweet pickles
  • Chopped sweet pickles
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Directions: 
1. Add the mayonnaise, horseradish, pickle juice, pepper and salt to the bowl of smashed egg yolks. Mix until smooth.
2. If desired, add more horseradish.
3. Transfer the yolk mixture to a mixing bag which has been fitted with a star or plain tip, or a zip-top bag (with the corner cut off). Then fill the egg whites with the yolk mixture.
4. Garnish with chopped sweet pickles.
Oakdell Eggs are delicious and nutritious. One large egg contains six grams of protein and it`s one of the highest quality proteins among all foods, not to mention one of the most economical. Oakdell Egg Farms Omega-3 Brown eggs have six grams of protein and at least 300 milligrams of total omega-3 fatty acids. Oakdell Eggs are an excellent source of vitamin D and vitamin E and no hormones or antibiotics are ever added, so you can be sure to eat eggs that are very nutritious and good for you.