Easter Leftovers: Chipotle Bacon Deviled Eggs

by Kevin H. on April 9, 2012 · 0 comments

Chipotle Bacon Deviled Eggs RecipeBut this isn’t BBQ!!

I know, I know, but you need to accept that sometimes the recipes I share won’t be BBQ.  I’m sorry.  But, I thought this was a timely recipe to share, charcoal or not.

With 7 grandkids in our family, we have lots of hard-boiled eggs leftover from our Easter egg hunts.  This year, at our family Easter gathering we wanted to try to use up some of them.  We searched for a recipe that sounded interesting and landed on one from Pinch My Salt.  We were thrilled with the results.  Chipotle Bacon Deviled Eggs RecipeI think the key to the whole deal is bacon.  You see, I truly believe that bacon makes everything better.  So, when we found this recipe that includes chopped bacon in the mixture as well as on the top, I hat a gut feeling it would be the best any of us ever had.

I was right.  Bacon never disappoints.  Every single person in the family agreed these were the best deviled eggs any of us ever had.  If you are looking for a way to get rid of those hard-boiled eggs in a very tasty way, we highly suggest this recipe!

Chipotle Bacon Deviled Eggs Recipe

Easter Leftovers: Chipotle Bacon Deviled Eggs

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

24 egg halves

Easter Leftovers: Chipotle Bacon Deviled Eggs

Ingredients

  • 12 eggs, hard-cooked
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt, to taste (optional)
  • 6 slices thick-cut bacon, cooked and chopped
  • smoked paprika for garnish

Instructions

  1. Cut hard boiled eggs in half.
  2. Scoop out yolks and put into a small mixing bowl.
  3. Arrange egg whites cut side up on a serving plate.
  4. Mash yolks with a fork then stir in mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, chipotle chile, and garlic powder. Mash and stir all ingredients together well.
  5. Stir in chopped bacon, reserving some pieces to garnish the top of the eggs if desired.
  6. Taste and add salt if necessary.
  7. Spoon some of the filling into each egg white half, dividing the mixture as evenly as possible between the eggs. Sprinkle eggs with smoked paprika and garnish with bacon pieces.
  8. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.
http://www.extraordinarybbq.com/chipotle-bacon-deviled-eggs/

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