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Deviled Eggs with Bacon & Chives


  • Author: April Anderson
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x

Description

Deviled eggs with bacon are always a favorite and the flavor combinations are endless. I love the combination of bacon, eggs, and fresh chives – these are easy to make and are so good!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 8 eggs
  • up to a 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 slices of bacon, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives

Instructions

  1. Place the eggs in a medium pot and cover them by an inch with cold water. Bring the water to a boil and, once boiling, turn off the heat, cover the pot and remove it from the heat. Let the eggs sit in the hot water for 10 minutes.
  2. While the eggs are cooking, cook the bacon in a small pan over medium heat until crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and drain it on a plate lined with a paper towel.
  3. Once the eggs have cooked for 10 minutes, pour the hot water out (keeping the eggs in the pan) and cover them with cold water to stop the cooking process (throwing some ice cubes in helps, too). Let them cool for about 10 minutes or so. Once they’ve cooled, remove the shells. 
  4. Slice each egg in half lengthwise. Gently scoop out the yolks and place them in a medium-sized bowl. Place the egg whites on a plate or serving platter.
  5. To make the filling, first mash the eggs yolks with a rubber spatula. Next, add the mayonnaise starting with just a quarter cup. Stir the two together using a rubber spatula. Keep adding a little bit more mayonnaise in batches until you get a creamy consistency. Add the mustard, garlic powder, and salt and give it all a good stir.
  6. Scoop the filling into a large zip lock bag. Give it a squeeze so the filling fills one bottom corner of the bag. Snip the corner off and then gently squeeze enough filling to fill each egg white half.
  7. Top each deviled egg with some of the bacon and a sprinkling of chopped fresh chives.

Notes

Depending on the size of your eggs you may need more or less mayonnaise. I recommend starting with about a 1/4 cup and then add more until you get the consistency you like.

You can make the eggs ahead of time (up to a day ahead) and keep them in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve them. Hold off on the garnish, though – I recommend making that the day of and topping the eggs just before you serve them otherwise the bacon won’t stay crispy.

The nutrition estimate includes 1/2 cup of mayonnaise.

  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Boil
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 deviled egg
  • Calories: 105
  • Sugar: 0.2g
  • Sodium: 160.8mg
  • Fat: 9.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.3g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6.9g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.4g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 3.9g
  • Cholesterol: 99.4mg

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