Need a quick appetizer or side dish? Grab a jar of pickled eggs and in minutes you can make deviled eggs. Be sure to read my “Easy Deviled Egg Directions with Tips and Secrets for Success” post if you need a refresher on making basic deviled eggs.
Starting with pickled eggs gives you a head start since the boiling, shell peeling, and cooling steps are all done. You also get a unique flavor with the pickled eggs. I actually used smoked pickled eggs because that’s what I had on hand.
The basic mayonnaise and mustard deviled egg recipe compliments the pickled egg flavor. The downsides to using pickled eggs are they cost more and the egg yolks stick a bit more in the egg whites when spooning them out. Be sure to watch for a sale on pickled eggs or make your own for salads and appetizers.
To create a fancy look for my deviled eggs, I like to use a large cake decorating tip coupled to a baggie to fill my eggs. You can use a baggie or even a reusable icing bag. If you don’t have the cake decorating tip and coupler, you can cut one tip of the baggie and neatly fill your egg white shells.
Using pickled eggs makes deviled eggs even easier to make. Here’s to your next fun barbeque, picnic or family gathering where you enjoy these!
What easy to make finger foods do you like to make for picnics or barbecues?