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Cayenne Deviled Eggs

Traditional deviled eggs with a kick.



  1. Cut eggs in half. If the eggs went straight from the package to the water, the yolk will be set mostly on the flat end. You may want to cut the pointy half bigger, to avoid too much of a difference between halves when you put the filling in.
  2. Remove yolks and put into a bowl. Mash up to avoid big lumps in the filling.
  3. Add mayonnaise and mustard little by little to the egg yolks, mixing as you go. Important to as you go, you may not need all the mayonnaise or as much mustard every time.
  4. Add the cayenne and chili pepper evenly to the mixture, again tasting as you go. The mustard seed is an option but is not crucial to the taste.
  5. Take yolk mixture and fill the eggs, trying to keep the amount in each egg as close to even as possible.
  6. Sprinkle some cayenne on top of the eggs, use your fingers so you don't add more spice than you intended.
  7. Note: whenever I make these I need to hide them from my family or they eat them all before I wake up in the morning. To bring down the calories, you might want to use a light mayonnaise.
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tastes delicious
17 Jan 10 by member: mzuri
i've been making this minus the mustard seed since i was little! i'll add that :)
09 Mar 10 by member: dianadelosmuertos
I replaced the mayo with light, but great recipe!
20 Apr 10 by member: iamsara123
15 May 10 by member: Susie-Q
put some jalapenos in there for some spice and it really adds some great flavor too!
27 Jul 10 by member: ajones33
being a vegan, i can't eat this, but i have a tip: if you use vegan mayo, instead of regular mayo, you can have two halves for 108 calories instead of one half for 60. just my two cents :)
21 Sep 10 by member: VeganDia
Eggcelent!! :)
03 Apr 11 by member: LowCarbLuva
02 Jun 11 by member: Shoelessbjs
I really like them they have a great kick
13 Jul 11 by member: JessB08
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Nutrition summary:

There are 62 calories in 1 serving of Cayenne Deviled Eggs.
Calorie break-down: 74% fat, 4% carbs, 22% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 44
Calories 62
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.84g 7%
  Saturated Fat 1.113g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.396g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.072g  
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 60mg 2%
Potassium 41mg  
Total Carbohydrate 0.57g 0%
  Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
  Sugars 0.33g  
Protein 3.24g  
Vitamin A 92% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 23% Iron 32%
of RDI*
(62 calories)
3% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (4%)
Fat (74%)
Protein (22%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories