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Avocado Devilled Eggs

Ingredients

  • 6 medium eggs, hard boiled and peeled*
  • 1 large avocado
  • 3 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp cilantro, minced
  • 2 tbsp red onion, minced
  • Pinch of salt and pepper.

Top with a dash of paprika or chili

Instructions

  1. Halve the eggs length-wise, remove the yolks and set aside.
  2. Arrange the egg white halves on a platter and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, mash the avocado and 3 whole egg yolks (discard the rest), with a fork until desired consistency.
  4. Mix in lime juice, red onion, cilantro, salt and pepper adjust to taste and stir to combine.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the egg white halves; about 2-3 teaspoons per egg half.
  6. OR Pipe the avocado mixture into the eggs with a pastry bag using a star tip or a ziploc bag for a smooth finish.
  7. Sprinkle with a little paprika or chili powder for color

Refrigerate until ready to serve, within 2-3 hours

For shell removal, refrigerate eggs for 30-60 min. after you boil them or run them under cold water. Crack them over on your counter using one hand and then shell will come right off. It’s that simple!

Avocados Health Benefits

  • Rich source of oleic acid
  • Good source of Potassium (regulates blood pressure)
  • Good source of B- Vitamins Folic acid and Vitamin B6 (good for heart function)
  • Good source of Copper and Vitamin C (provides potent antioxidant; protecting cells from free radical damage)
  • Good source of Vitamin K (important in blood and bone function)
  • 1-Cup Avocado = 7.30g Dietary fiber, 0- cholesterol, 0.16g Omega 3, 2.89g Protein

Egg Health Benefits

  • Eggs are good source of low cost, high quality protein
  • Very good source of iodine (component of the thyroid hormones)
  • Many other additional nutrient,s including bone building
  • vitamin D, Vitamin K, and Phosphorus: energy producing
  • vitamin B2, B5, and sleep promoting tryptophan.