Monday, September 30, 2013

Guacamole Bacon Deviled Eggs

I am a huge fan of hard-boiled eggs... I eat one almost every day! Eggs are low carb, low calorie, and packed full of protein. I use hard-boiled eggs to make egg salad or I chop them up and use them as a topper on salad or I will eat them whole. Needless to say, I always have a batch of eggs hard-boiled in the fridge and ready to go! For lunch today, I was just going to make my standard egg salad (eggs, mayo, yellow mustard, salt and pepper)... but when I came across a tub of guacamole in my fridge that needed to be eaten, I decided I would try a new recipe that used both hard-boiled eggs and guacamole... sounds weird, right? As it turns out, the combo of egg, bacon, and avocado is pretty darn delicious.

Being football season and all, I thought Guacamole Bacon Deviled Eggs would be a fun recipe to share. These jazzed-up deviled eggs would make a great addition to any football party or potluck!! Also, they are a great way to re-purpose and use up leftover guacamole from those football Sunday get-togethers.



Guacamole Bacon Deviled Eggs
based on a recipe from juliesaidwhat.com

Ingredients:
6 eggs, boiled, cooled, peeled, and cut in half
1/2 cup guacamole
3 Tbsp. reduced sodium bacon bits
2 Tbsp. reduced fat mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. lime juice (1/2 lime)
salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste
chili powder for garnish

Directions:
Scoop the yolks out of the egg halves; mash yolks on a small bowl.


Add the guacamole and mayo, bacon bits, and lime juice to yolk; mix well. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper to taste. 


Place a tablespoon of the mixture back into the holes left by the yolks in the eggs. Serve garnished with extra bacon bits and a pinch of chili powder.



Yum!!! You can also take the leftover deviled eggs, chop them up and mix everything together.... and VOILA! You have Guacamole Bacon Egg Salad! So easy. Next time I might add some chopped jalapeno and cilantro to the yolk mixture to give the the eggs a little more of a kick... 

I always love finding new and delicious ways to use up my leftovers!

Enjoy.

*Janel*

1 comment:

  1. Cor this sounds lovely.....I love egg salad, and Evan better with bacon.

    Simon

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