California Avocado Deviled Eggs

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Total Time: 30 min

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For a twist on traditional deviled eggs, try this creation by chef Ivy Stark using California avocados for a devilish treat.

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Serves: 8

12 large eggs, hard-boiled and peeled 1 ripe, fresh California Hass avocado, seeded and peeled 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 Tbsp. ground cumin 1 Tbsp. capers, finely chopped 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 lime, juiced and zested 1/2 tsp. salt 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped 1 Tbsp. chile powder 2 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped
  1. Cut the eggs lengthwise into halves. Slip out the yolks and mash yolks with a fork.
  2. Add the avocado and mash with a fork.
  3. Mix the mashed yolks and avocado with the mayonnaise, cumin, capers, mustard, lime juice and zest, salt and the jalapeño.
  4. With large pastry bag using a large star tip, fill the egg whites with the egg yolk mixture (about one tablespoon in each half). Sprinkle with chile powder and garnish with the cilantro.

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*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you are setting out a spread of appetizers, add a beautiful avocado rose to elevate the appeal. Or if you are looking for more casual appetizers try these California Avocado snack recipes.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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