5 Fresh Ways to Eat a Deviled Egg

5 Fresh Ways to Eat a Deviled Egg

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Faith Durand
Mar 30, 2015
(Image credit: Leela Cyd)

Deviled eggs are simply the perfect two-bite appetizer. They're satisfyingly rich, creamy, and a vehicle for so many flavors. Deviled eggs are also so easy to tweak in small ways to show off a taste or a new ingredient you love. Here are five fresh ways to make, eat, and love deviled eggs this spring.

First, know how to make deviled eggs.

The basic template for deviled eggs is so simple you can learn it by heart. Start there.

→ Learn the template: How To Make Deviled Eggs

Switch it up with spice.

Once you're familiar with the template, add a pinch of any spice you're curious about — like seven spice, za'atar, smoked paprika, or anything else.

→ Get a recipe: Seven Spice Deviled Eggs

Try them with yogurt.

Yogurt adds a lighter, tangier element to the rich filling of deviled eggs.

→ Get a recipe: Smoky Deviled Eggs with Greek Yogurt

Heat them up with a spicy ingredient (like kimchi).

Rich, luxurious deviled eggs benefit from a touch of spice, whether that's a pinch of cayenne or a spoonful of kimchi.

→ Get a recipe: Kimchi Deviled Eggs

Add a smoky note.

Deviled eggs go well with a rich, smoky ingredient like smoked trout or salmon. Place slivers on top of each egg, or work into the filling.

→ Get a recipe: Smoked Trout Deviled Eggs

Pickle the eggs!

Ready to take your eggs to the next level? Pickle them! The color and the fresh zing of vinegar and spices really puts these over the top.

→ Get a recipe: Beet-Pickle Deviled Eggs

What's your favorite way to freshen up deviled eggs for spring?

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