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This Southern Deviled Eggs recipe with relish is an all time favored and fantastic for household get togethers and vacation parties!

deviled egg recipe with relish and paprika on top

If there’s one particular factor that the world wide web does NOT have to have, it’s a further deviled eggs recipe. I KNOW, trust me. But I grew up consuming deviled eggs on a pretty standard basis and so I wanted to share my personal Southern Deviled Eggs version of this recipe.

So, we’re performing this regardless of my inner voice advising me against it.


It is deviled egg season so you really should almost certainly just ignore all of these other recipes and whip up a batch of these…Southern style.

easy deviled eggs

You may be asking yourself “Brita, what makes  Southern Deviled Eggs different than standard ones”. Extremely superior query! Relish. Soon after a bit of study, I found that a deviled egg recipe with relish is some thing that you see a great deal far more normally in Southern cooking. And, it is the way that I grew up consuming them.

I like the tangy, salty flavor that relish adds to deviled eggs and it is by far my preferred way of creating them!

easter deviled eggs

How to difficult boil eggs for deviled eggs:

I’ve discovered more than the years that just about every. single. particular person. has a various opinion on the greatest way to difficult boil eggs and I’ve found that most of them perform good. So, it is genuinely just a private preference. When I normally make my difficult boiled eggs in the immediate pot, my preferred strategy is the basic stove best strategy which I outline under in the recipe card.

But if you are interested in other basic methods to difficult boil eggs, right here are some selections for you:

  1. Immediate Pot Challenging Boiled Eggs: You can make them in the Immediate Pot making use of THIS RECIPE from my superior buddy at Green Healthier cooking. She tested out a ton of various cook occasions and strategies in the Immediate pot to get fantastic eggs for you.
  2. Challenging Boiled Eggs in the oven: Lee from Match Foodie Finds lately posted a clever way to difficult boil eggs in the oven. You can find out how to do that Right here. I attempted it out and they turned out good but do note that the outdoors of the egg can burn ever so slightly and leaves modest dark spots on the eggs. They’re on the below side so it is not some thing you would even notice when the eggs are laying on a plate and they nevertheless taste Fantastic!
  3. Stove-best Challenging Boiled Eggs: although I like creating them in the immediate pot, far more normally than not I uncover myself making use of this classic strategy. I place my eggs in a pot with water and set it more than medium-higher heat. The water comes to a boil and then the pot is covered and removed from the heat. That is left to sit for about 10 minutes prior to the eggs are then place in an ice bath.

deviled eggs filling

How to make Southern Deviled Eggs:

The hardest component of this recipe is difficult boiling the eggs. And, we’ve gone more than that component currently so all that is left is to merely make the filling!

As soon as your eggs have cooled, very carefully reduce them in half and take away the yolks. Mash the yolks till they’re creamy and pretty handful of lumps remaining. Mix in the remaining components. As soon as completely combined, merely add the filling back into the cavities of the eggs and Appreciate!

If you want to be all fancy about, you can place the filling into a plastic bag and pipe it into the egg whites. I’ve completed this a handful of occasions and although it appears pretty quite, it is an further step that I most normally just do NOT have time for. Furthermore, this certain recipe benefits in a slightly far more moist filling that does not hold type pretty nicely if you are wanting a peaked appear to the filling.

classic deviled eggs




This Southern Deviled Eggs recipe with relish is an all time favored and fantastic for household get togethers and vacation parties!



  • six eggs
  • ¼ cup of mayo (Adore homemade mayo in this recipe)
  • 1 teaspoon of dijon mustard
  • 1 ½ tablespoon of relish (attempt not to get also a great deal of the liquid)
  • Pepper to taste*
  • Sprinkle of paprika for serving


  1. Challenging boil your eggs. You can do this in the Immediate Pot, in the oven, or making use of the classic stovetop strategy. To cook the eggs on the stove best, place the eggs in a pot and cover them with water so that there’s about an inch of water above the eggs. I’ve located that a teaspoon of salt in the water assists the eggs to peel faster. Set the pot more than medium hight heat and bring to a rolling boil. As soon as at a boil, take away from the heat, cover, and let sit for 10 minutes. Eliminate the eggs from the pot and location them in an ice bath to cool totally.
  2. Peel your cooled eggs and slice them in half lengthwise. Gently take away the yolks and location in a medium bowl. Mash the yolks till they’re creamy and pretty handful of lumps stay.
  3. Add the dijon, relish, mayo, and pepper to the yolks and mix nicely to combine.
  4. Spoon the mixture into the egg whites and sprinkle with a bit of paprika. Serve and Appreciate!


*There’s adequate salt in the mustard, mayo, and salt that you shouldn’t have to have to add any further but adjust to your preferences.

  • Category: appetizer
  • System: boiling
  • Cuisine: American

Key phrases: deviled eggs, southern cuisine, easter deviled eggs