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Pink Deviled Eggs

pink deviled eggs

Whether you’re hosting an Easter or springtime lunch or just looking for a pretty appetizer, try these pink deviled eggs. At under 85 calories per serving, these eggs will have your guests coming back for more!

Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

  • Portion Size: 2 egg halves
  • Calories: 82
  • Total Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 186mg
  • Sodium: 185mg
  • Carbohydrates: 0
  • Protein: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g



  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Arrange beets in a baking pan. Cover with foil, and bake about 60 to 80 minutes, or until fork tender. Roasting time may vary depending on size of the beets. When cooled, peel beets (use a paper towel to avoid staining hands) and slice.
  3. Dry eggs and halve lengthwise. Scoop yolks out and transfer yolks to a medium bowl. Refrigerate yolks, covered.
  4. In an 11 x 17-inch glass baking dish, arrange beet slices in a single layer. Arrange egg halves, cut side down, on top of beets. Refrigerate, covered in plastic wrap, until eggs are stained pink, at least 3 hours or overnight for a deeper color.
  5. Remove eggs from baking dish and reserve half the beets. Transfer reserved beets to a small bowl and toss with the lime juice. Set aside. (Remaining beets can be reserved for another use.)
  6. In another bowl, combine the reserved egg yolks, shallot, jalapeño, yogurt, mustard, paprika, salt and 1 tablespoon water and stir until smooth, thinning with additional water if necessary. Spoon yolk mixture into pink egg halves.
  7. Chop the beets that are tossed with the lime juice.
  8. Top eggs with beet mixture and mint.

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