Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Fancy Filled Eggs

When my Mom would make filled eggs when I was young they were often colored with red beet juice to give them a nice color just like this. It was also a job she often gave me as a preteen working in the kitchen.

While we enjoy them just plain, this time my memory called for something from the past.☺

I made these a while ago with my new favorite crush. Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette for salads. Have you tasted it yet? You must! It's the best! It adds a lovely flavor to these yummy eggs.

1 dozen hard boiled eggs,
peeled, halved, and yolks removed
Red Beets in their own juice
¼ cup mayonnaise
1 Tablespoon Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette
1 Tablespoon Sugar
1 teaspoon salt

Cover peeled eggs with red beets and juice. Allow to marinate for several hours. Just long enough to give them color on the outside. Cut in half, I used a Pampered Chef Crinkle Cutter. Gently remove yolks and place into a small, shallow bowl. Mash with a fork. Add the other ingredients and mix just until combined. It should look a bit chunky. I used a small cookie scoop to fill the whites.

Because I like the eggs filled FULL of the goodies I sometimes don't use quite all of the whites, but divide it among all the whites if that is what pleases you. Enjoy!

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  1. Oh, they are beautiful! :)

    I went on a Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette craze about 10 years ago. ha. I couldn't get enough of it! Yum. It's so good! What a great idea to put in in deviled eggs!

  2. These are some very unique deviled eggs. I never thought of adding beet juice to them. I'm sure that gives them a whole new dimension.

  3. These are too pretty Martha! I've never seen eggs like this before. Your mom must have had a special touch with food like you do! I will be sure to try this - it's such a fun presentation.

  4. Martha, These are really pretty…so perfect for a lovely luncheon! I make pickled eggs at Easter every year, but never thought to use those eggs for deviled eggs…thanks for the inspiration!!

  5. You are just full of neat tricks this week, Martha! My son loves deviled eggs. I'll have to make these fancy ones for him. He'll get a kick out of it. Thank you for linking.