Deviled Eggs

Combine these eggs with celery and carrot sticks to make a great snack or appetizer. Eggs contain lots of choline, which helps in brain development and function. They also provide the body with antioxidants, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, which are important in maintaining good vision.

Ingredients:

Large eggs6 each300 g
Light mayonnaise2 Tbsp30 mL
Tabasco sauce¼ tsp1 mL
Dijon mustard1 tsp5 mL
Celery, finely minced2 Tbsp30 mL
Red onion, finely minced1.5 Tbsp23 mL
Ground black pepper¼ tsp1 mL
Paprika, ground1 Tbsp15 mL

Directions:

  1. Gently place the eggs into a large saucepan.  Fill the saucepan, so that the eggs are covered with at least an inch of water.  Add 1 tsp of vinegar and a pinch of salt to the water.  Bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat. After 2 minutes, cover and remove from heat. Let sit covered for 12-15 minutes.  Drain hot water from pan and run cold water over the eggs until the eggs are cool.
  2. Remove the shell from each egg and cut in half lengthwise.  Gently remove the yolk halves and place in a small mixing bowl.  Put the egg whites into a Tupperware and store in the fridge.
  3. Using a fork, mash up the yolk and mix in the Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, onion, celery, tabasco and pepper.  Scoop the egg yolk mixture into a plastic bag.  Cut one tip of the bag off and pipe the mixture into the egg whites.
  4. Sprinkle the eggs with paprika.  Chill before serving.

Makes 12 servings (61 g /serving).  1 serving = 1 deviled egg (1/2 of a whole egg)