Monday, May 7, 2018

Pesto Deviled Eggs

I found a little jar of pesto at Dollar Tree and thought it might make some tasty Pesto Deviled Eggs... Turns out I was right about that:@) What I might like to rethink was the decision to add a tiny spoonful of pesto to the top of each egg... Not as pretty as I had hoped, ~but~ it did add an extra burst of flavor and my sons gave them a big thumbs up. Don't hesitate to give these a try if you're looking for something a little different for your Mother's Day brunch folks... with or without the pesto garnishment:@)
Many more deviled egg recipes and decorating ideas can be found on my Pinterest board HERE

Pesto Deviled Eggs
For every 4 hard boiled eggs:
2 Tblsp mayonnaise
1 1/2 tsp mustard-Dijon would be nice if you have it, I used yellow this time
1 1/2 tsp pesto
S&P to taste
pesto for garnish if desired
~Cut eggs in half, mash yolks with mayo, mustard, pesto, salt and pepper. Fill whites and enjoy!

Eat well and have a happy day:@)

9 comments:

  1. Ooh, I love how you ripple sliced your eggs! And anything with pesto is fine with me :) Yum!

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  2. I bet that little dollop of pesto did add a wonderful burst of flavor to your deviled eggs Lynn! I just planted basil last week and can't wait to make a batch of pesto this summer. ♥

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  3. I bet these are good. I will give a try for sure!

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  4. I've made these for years, only without the mustard. Only egg yolks, mayo and pesto to taste. Mine come out quite green. If I want a garnish I'll add a sprinkle of paprika, a small leaf of Italian parsley and around Halloween I'll cut a Spanish olive in half and give the eggs an "eyeball." I don't add salt or pepper as the pesto is already seasoned. I make my own pesto, btw.

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  5. The Queen of Deviled Eggs does it again! Pesto sounds like a great addition to the egg yolk mixture. Finding a jar at the dollar store is a great deal, too.

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  6. Yum, Lynn, these look and sound delicious! If you put the dollop of pesto in first they could be pesto surprise deviled eggs! Linda

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  7. So lovely, tasty and very yummy!

    All the best Jan

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