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Deviled eggs on a white serving plate on a striped cloth napkin.

Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 12 deviled eggs 1x
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Ingredients

  • 6 hard boiled eggs, peeled and sliced lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise (more or less, to desired consistency)
  • 2 tablespoons jarred diced pimentos that have been drained
  • 1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 heaping tablespoons fully cooked bacon pieces
  • Dash of Tabasco sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh chives, for garnish
  • Paprika, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Remove yolks from eggs and place in a medium bowl. Mash yolks with a fork until crumbly.
  2. Add mayonnaise, pimentos, cheese, bacon pieces and Tabasco sauce and stir well to combine. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.  Stir to combine.
  3. Spoon mixture into egg whites, or place mixture into a piping bag (or Ziploc bag with the corner tip cut off) and squeeze into egg whites.
  4. Sprinkle with desired amounts of paprika and chopped fresh chives.

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: pimento cheese deviled eggs