southern deviled eggs

southern deviled eggs

Creamy and sweet, and full of flavor, classic southern deviled eggs are the perfect appetizer for Easter, summer cookouts, and family get-togethers. 
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best deviled eggs, easy deviled eggs recipe, southern deviled eggs
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 168kcal


  • 6 eggs, hard boiled and peeled - and peeled
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon pickle juice - or white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • paprika, for garnish - optional
  • sweet gherkin pickles sliced, for garnish - optional


  • Slice hard boiled eggs in half and remove yolks to a bowl. Set aside whites.
  • Add mayonnaise, mustard, pickle juice, mustard, salt,  pepper and relish to the yolks. 
  • Stir with a fork until well combined. Spoon mixture back into egg whites. Top with paprika and sliced sweet gherkins and serve. Can be made in advance.


nutrition info is for one whole deviled egg


Serving: 1egg | Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 13g
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