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Deviled eggs are easy to make and pack serious protein power into every egg. Eggs are a low calorie clean food that is inexpensive and full of vitamins and minerals. Deviled eggs are versatile, you can have deviled eggs as a snack or as a side for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Don’t skip the paprika! Paprika has lots of vitamin A and other vitamins and minerals. It is also an antioxidant so it helps to fight “free radicals” in the body. ( A free radical is a cell that is up to no good!) Paprika isn’t just a pretty red topping for deviled eggs, it can be sprinkled on sauces, rice or even fish.
Healthy Deviled Eggs
- 6 eggs hard boiled
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp sour cream
- 1 tsp spicy brown mustard
- .25 tsp salt
- black pepper and salt to taste
- paprika garnish
- Put 6 eggs in cold water in a medium sized pan. Add a half a tablespoon of oil to the water. Cook on medium/high heat until the eggs come to a full boil. Shut off the heat and cover the pan. Leave the eggs for 12 minutes and then rinse them under cold water. The oil should allow the shell to peel easily.
- Cut the eggs lengthwise down the middle once they are peeled. Set egg whites aside and pop yolks into a small bowl and add oil, sour cream, mustard, salt and pepper and mix together. Refill the egg whites with the filling and sprinkle with paprika. Enjoy!