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Avocado Deviled Eggs

These avocado deviled eggs are great as a snack or side. 

Prep time
5 minutes
Cook time
14 minutes
Total time
19 minutes
2 large eggs
1/4 large avocados (peeled and pit removed)
1 teaspoon lemon juice (or vinegar (e.g. white distilled, apple cider), to taste)
1 teaspoon olive oil (or avocado oil, as needed to adjust the consistency)
1 pinch salt ( to taste)
1 pinch black pepper (to taste)
1 pinch paprika (to taste)
  1. To hard-boil eggs, place in a medium to large saucepan and cover with water by about 1 inch. Bring the water to a boil, then turn off the heat and cover with a lid. Let sit for 12-13 minutes, then carefully transfer to ice water
  2. Peel the hardboiled eggs, then slice in half lengthwise. 
  3. Remove the yolks from the egg halves and transfer to a small bowl. Mash into small pieces with a fork. 
  4. Add the avocado, lemon juice or vinegar, oil, salt, and black pepper. Mash with the fork to combine, adding more lemon juice or vinegar and/or oil to adjust the flavor and consistency as desired. 
  5. Using two spoons, one to scoop and one to scrape, divide the egg yolk-avocado mixture between the egg white halves (~1 tablespoon each). 
  6. Sprinkle the paprika over the tops of the filled eggs. 
  7. Serve right away, or chill before serving if desired.

Consider adding other spices such as garlic powder, onion powder, or cayenne

Meal Type: Snack
Category: 30 Minutes or Less, Kid-Friendly
Food group: Protein
Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Cuisine: Vegetarian