From the Garden, Herb Deviled Eggs Recipe

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The season of grilling, backyard barbecues and park picnics reminds me of one family favorite side dish, deviled eggs. Although they are not personally my favorite, my family goes a little gaga for them. Not only are they extremely easy to make but the flavor combinations are endless and allows you to be creative in the kitchen.

herb deviled eggs

Now that I’m growing my very own herb garden, I’m excited about putting these tasty green growths to use in my first summer dish, Herb Deviled Eggs. For this dish I pulled out my scissors and snipped a bit of fresh parsley, chives and cilantro.

fresh herb garden chives parsley

Together, these three little herbs brighten up an ordinary deviled egg side dish.

fresh garden herbs

They also happen to make your kitchen smell earthy and delicious in the process.

chopped herbs

plated deviled eggs with herbs

Herb Deviled Eggs Recipe
 
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Type: Side Dish
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 8 large eggs
  • ½ tsp salt and pepper, each
  • 2 TBS fresh cilantro
  • 2 TBS fresh flat leaf parsley
  • 2 TBS fresh chives
  • ¼ cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, cover eggs with cold water and bring to a boil over high heat for one minute.
  2. Remove from heat and cover for 12 minutes.
  3. Cool eggs in an ice water bath for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove shells, wash and cut eggs in half.
  5. Remove egg yolks and put them in a small mixing bowl.
  6. Set egg white halves aside.
  7. Finely chop fresh herbs and add to mixing bowl.
  8. Add in remaining ingredients.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Spoon or pipe a dollop of egg mixture into each egg white half and serve.

P.S. This recipe was submitted into the My Wooden Spoon May Recipe Challenge.

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  1. I love deviled eggs, I’ve never tried this herb combo. Can’t wait to try it! :-)

  2. Amazing photos Cat! I am a devilled eggs gal through and through! My MIL’s recipe is to die for. She puts vinegar in hers and I have never heard of chives. But I bet it gives the eggs a kick! I’m gonna try this one soon!

  3. Looks awesome. Thanks for sharing. Shaun and I LOVE deviled eggs.

  4. Donna B. says:

    Thanks for the recipe – I can’t stand deviled eggs but my son loves them. I think I’ll make some and surprise him :)

  5. Sometimes I make deviled eggs just for lunch! Can’t wait to use my own herbs. Yours looks divine!

  6. We have a Recipe Swap Meet on Thursdays and would love to have you sign our linky this Thursday with this wonderful recipe. I’ve personally only put mayonnaise, a tad mustard and relish in mine, and hoped for the best. lol Yours sounds delicious. mmmm Hope to see you Thursday! Already following you. Have a great weekend.

  7. I’ve never made deviled eggs with herbs, they look yummy though!

  8. Mmmmm…Those look downright delicious xD
    Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  9. I have never tried herbs in my deviled eggs, but sounds like a great idea. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Amber says:

    Oooh great recipe, I need to try this. Yummy *and* low-carb!! :)

  11. Ooohh, those look delicious! And how cool you get to use herbs straight from your garden.

  12. Oh how I absolutely LOVE deviled eggs! Your pictures are gorgeous and make me want to eat them!! Thanks for the recipe :)

  13. John Monday says:

    I know a lot of folks who don’t eat eggs (they’re allergic, for health reasons, or concerns about animal cruelty). Here’s an awesome site that gives tips on cooking and baking without eggs: http://EggFreeLiving.com

  14. Debbie jackson says:

    sounds great

  15. These look so yummy, I’ll have to show it to my boyfriend, I’m not liking the current recipe he uses for deviled eggs!

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