The smoked blue cheese is listed as optional, but don't be fooled. You must use it. But if you can't find the smoked version, such as Rogue Creamery's Smokey Blue Cheese, just use a top-quality blue cheese. You'll only need a dab. You want to save room on your palate for the pureed beets that goes into the filling for this deviled eggs recipe. That beautiful garnet color didn't get there all by itself. Dijon, chives, and lemon juice also contribute to the overall taste profile.
Mitch Prensky, chef-owner at Supper in Philadelphia, shared this recipe with us. Hard-boiled egg yolks are mashed with Dijon mustard, puréed beets, mayonnaise, and chives, then scooped into the hard-boiled egg whites and topped with smoked blue cheese, for an earthy riff on deviled eggs.... Read More