Without a doubt there are more deviled egg recipe variations than there are eggs in a carton. From spicy to tangy and everywhere in between, deviled eggs are a great party hors d’oeuvres that are simple to make and an ideal pairing for an alcoholic beverage. For a bar snack they’re packed with protein and a few of them even makes a pretty good meal if you’re in a pinch. Check out our 9 deviled egg recipes that deserve to be served at your next party for some egg-cellent variations on a classic recipe.
1. Deviled Eggs with Tarragon
CHOW’s herbal riff on deviled eggs combines egg yolks, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, capers, and finely chopped fresh tarragon. Garnish with fresh chives, salt, and freshly ground pepper. Get our Deviled Eggs with Tarragon recipe.
2. Truffled Deviled Eggs
This exceptionally decadent take on deviled eggs has thinly sliced black truffle topping the egg yolk mixture which is brightened with freshly squeeze lemon and black truffle oil. Get our Truffled Deviled Eggs recipe.
3. Beet Deviled Eggs with Smoked Blue Cheese
Four teaspoons of pureed beets give these deviled eggs a pleasing pink hue and the blue cheese makes them extra rich. Top with freshly ground pepper and some fancy sea salt. Get our Beet Deviled Eggs with Smoked Blue Cheese recipe.
4. Jalapeno Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon
Finely chopped jalapeno and candied bacon make these deviled eggs stand out from the pack. Cook the bacon with brown sugar and maple syrup for sweetness that is a great contrast to the spicy jalapeno. Get the recipe here.
5. Wasabi Deviled Eggs with Roe and Crispy Nori
Watch out for the spices in this fancy deviled egg combo with wasabi, Chinese mustard, and crispy nori. Top with fish roe, unagi or crab for garnish. Get our Wasabi Deviled Eggs with Roe and Crispy Nori recipe.
6. Hummus Sriracha Deviled Eggs
A healthier take on deviled eggs, this recipe replaces half of the mayonnaise with hummus and packs almost two tablespoons of spicy sriracha. Roasted garlic and smoke paprika add extra flavor. Get the recipe here.
7. Vadouvan Spiced Deviled Eggs
Roasted cauliflower florets and vadouvan (or curry) spice makes these Indian-inspired spiced deviled eggs a little more unusual. Pair with a class of white wine for a great bar snack. Get our Vadouvan Spiced Deviled Eggs recipe.
8. Curried Deviled Eggs
Apple cider vinegar, mustard powder, hot curry powder, chives, and Worcestershire sauce add a kick to these deviled eggs. Top with salmon roe and try some smoked sea salt for an extra treat. Get the recipe here.
9. Beet-Pickled Deviled Eggs
Pickled hardboiled eggs are as tasty as they are pretty – the bright pink eggs are flavored with peppercorns, fennel, allspice, bay leaves, and coriander – and garnish them with scallions for added color. Get the recipe here.
Header image: Vadouvan Spiced Deviled Eggs from CHOW
Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy is a New York City–based food writer and editor at Penguin who has worked on and recipe-tested several cookbooks. She is currently in search of NYC's best ramen, and is one of the few people who admit to disliking brunch.