How to Make Deviled Eggs: 7 Easy Recipes

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor,

Learning how to make deviled eggs is a rite of passage for every Southern cook. This guide for How to Make Deviled Eggs: 7 Easy Recipes will teach you how to make classic deviled eggs, but you will also find recipes for deviled eggs with a twist. Whether simple deviled eggs are your style or if you are looking to spice things up, you will undoubtedly find a recipe for you.

The traditional deviled egg recipe consists of combining hard-boiled egg yolks with mustard, mayonnaise, and pickles. Once the egg whites have been filled with this delicious mixture, they are then sprinkled with paprika. Once you know the basics of making this picnic classic, an entire world of flavor combinations and deviled egg possibilities will be open to you. If you have never made deviled eggs before, be sure to check out this article on How to Boil Perfect Eggs before embarking on your deviled egg adventure.

For more easy Southern recipes, check out 17 Easy Holiday Appetizer Ideas.

How to Make Deviled Eggs: 7 Easy Recipes

How to Make Deviled Eggs: 7 Easy Recipes

Classic Southern Deviled EggsClassic Southern Deviled Eggs (pictured) – Simplicity is the key to making this recipe for classic deviled eggs. Try this recipe if you are a Southern cooking novice just starting your foray into the world of deviled eggs.

Potluck Avocado Deviled Eggs – Nothing could be better than an egg filled with a cool and creamy avocado filling. This recipe is a must-make for those of you who are tired of your tried-and-true deviled eggs recipe.

Pimento Cheese Stuffed Deviled Eggs – Two classic Southern recipes collide in this tasty recipe for Pimento Cheese Stuffed Deviled Eggs. If you can't get enough of pimento cheese or deviled eggs, this easy-to-make recipe is for you.

Be sure to check out How to Make Cornbread for more essential Southern cooking tips and tricks.

Chili Crab Deviled EggsSweet Pickle Deviled Eggs – These deviled eggs are what come to mind when you think of classic Southern cuisine. Nothing beats the simplicity of egg yolks combined with mustard, mayonnaise, and chopped sweet pickles.

Chili Crab Deviled Eggs (pictured)Everyone's life needs some spice every once in a while. Traditional deviled eggs are topped with a spicy crab topping to create an explosion of flavor that no one will be able to resist.

Pancetta and Green Onion Deviled Eggs – Deviled eggs aren't the classiest dish on the planet, but this recipe turns the elegance up a notch. Green onions and crumbled pancetta make these deviled eggs extra special and flavorful.

Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs – This recipe offers a delicious and unexpected update on classic Southern appetizer fare. Smoked salmon is pureed with eggs yolks and topped with fresh dill for a refreshing recipe that is suitable for brunch or a bridal shower.


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