These delicious deviled egg recipes are a healthy take on the addictive classic
Healthy Deviled Egg Recipes Perfect for Summer
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Traditional deviled eggs are high in fat and calories, thanks to a generous dollop of sour cream or mayo (mixed with egg yolk) the filled the creamy center—but you know a summer BBQ or picnic isn't quite right without them.
These healthier deviled egg recipes taste just like the party classic, but use ingredient swaps or pack extra flavor so you don't have to devour the dozen to feel satisfied. Guaranteed, they'll be crowd pleasers even for those who "don't care" about eating healthy. (Want to add a pop of color to the plate? Try these Millennial Pink deviled eggs.)
Beet-Pickled Avocado Deviled Eggs
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Speaking of Millennial pink eggs—these deviled eggs are as pretty as they are tasty. The bright pink color from pickling the eggs in beet juice makes them 100-percent Instagrammable—but the pickling also provides probiotic benefits to improve your gut health. (Here's how to pickle your favorite fruits and vegetables.) To make these even more Millennial-friendly, this recipes uses avocado and avocado oil in the egg yolk mixture.
Get the recipe: Beet Pickled Avocado Deviled Eggs
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Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs
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These deviled eggs call for Greek yogurt instead of sour cream or mayo to build the creamy filling base. (Plus, the yogurt adds some protein and probiotics. Win-win!) The smoked salmon on top serves up some healthy omega-3 fatty acids that boost brain health and reduce inflammation, and a sprinkle of lemon zest adds refreshing citrusy flavor.
Get the recipe: Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs
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Spicy Deviled Eggs
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These deviled eggs have a spicy kick to them, thanks to sriracha and paprika. Crumbled bacon adds an extra crunch as well as some bonus flavor and protein. While these full-fat bites aren't exactly light, they are perfect for anyone on the keto diet, since each has just 0.5 grams of net carbs per serving.
Get the recipe: Spicy Deviled Eggs
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Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs
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Now you can have your Bloody Mary and eat it too. These brunch-in-a-bite deviled eggs use non-fat plain Greek yogurt and light mayo (mixed with tomato paste to score that signature tomato flavor) to reduce the amount of fat; each egg is about 40 calories and 2.6 grams of fat. To garnish, rim the top of the egg in paprika and serve alongside olives, celery, and tomatoes for a brunch show-stopper. (Put one of these Bloody Mary recipes in your another hand.)
Get the recipe: Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs
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Mexican Street Corn Deviled Eggs
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These Mexican street corn-style deviled eggs are super savory and packed with good-for-you ingredients like feta cheese, corn, and Tabasco sauce (which may even help light up your metabolism). Each egg is only 125 calories and supplies 7 grams of solid protein. Plus, the addition of feta cheese provides bone-boosting calcium. Switch to light mayo if you want to take the fat down a notch.
Get the recipe: Mexican Street Corn Deviled Eggs
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Bacon Sriracha Avocado Deviled Eggs
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These deviled eggs are packed with good fat from avocado, which lends a creamy texture and helps cut down on the amount of mayo used. Each egg is about 100 calories, with 9 grams of fat, 4 grams of protein, and just 1 gram of carbs—making it a great pick for keto dieters. Bonus: They're also gluten-free.
Get the recipe: Bacon Sriracha Avocado Deviled Eggs
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Jalapeño Popper Deviled Eggs
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These eggs are super spicy from the jalapeños and are on the more indulgent side—but at just about 70 calories per egg, you can totally have one as a treat. They'll certainly fill you up, and they're ready in 15 minutes. (Bonus: Unlike traditional jalapeño poppers, this recipe include a bacon crumble on top.)
Get the recipe: Jalapeño Popper Deviled Eggs
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