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Sweet Onion Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs

For my mother's 92nd birthday, we had pimiento cheese deviled eggs as part of the spread. They’re timeless and always in good taste. —Linda Foreman, Locust Grove, Oklahoma
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 6 hard-boiled large eggs
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons diced pimientos, drained
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Additional diced pimientos and finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Cut eggs lengthwise in half. Remove yolks, reserving whites. In a bowl, mash yolks. Stir in cheese, mayonnaise, pimientos, onion, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. Spoon or pipe mixture into egg whites. Sprinkle with additional pimientos and cheese. Refrigerate, covered, until serving.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • To cut calories, replace the mayo with the same amount of plain Greek yogurt.
  • To quickly peel fresh garlic, gently crush the clove with the flat side of a large knife blade to loosen the peel. If you don’t have a large knife, you can crush the garlic with a small can.
  • Learn how to hard-boil eggs here.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 stuffed egg half: 67 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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    • Debglass11
      Jul 12, 2020

      We totally loved these! Made these for a July 4th cookout at our lake house along with another yummy TOH deviled egg recipe. Everyone went crazy for this new take on the traditional deviled eggs. We're pimento cheese lovers, so it's no surprise these were gobbled up. Made as directed. Can't say enough about these......except that they'll have a standing invitation at future cookouts!

    • Yancey
      Jun 22, 2020

      No self respecting Southern cook would use Miracle Whip. We would be using Duke's or Blue Plate!