Prep 25 mins
Cook 3 hrs
This is from epicurious. I'm putting it here for safe-keeping.
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup distilled white vinegar
- 1 small beet, peeled and sliced
- 1 small shallot, sliced
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 bay leaf
- 12 large eggs, hard-boiled and peeled
- 1 teaspoon caraway seed, toasted and cooled
- 1⁄3 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
- 1 tablespoon flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
- Equipment: an electric coffee/spice grinder or a mortar and pestle.
- Bring water, vinegar, beet, shallot, sugar, bay leaf, and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil in a 2-quart saucepan, then simmer, covered, until beet is tender, about 20 minutes. Cool completely, uncovered. Put beet mixture in a container with eggs and marinate, chilled, gently stirring once or twice, at least 2 hours.
- Finely grind caraway seeds in grinder.
- Remove eggs from beet mixture and pat dry (discard beet mixture). Cut in half lengthwise and remove yolks. Mash yolks with mayonnaise, mustard, parsley, and half of caraway. Season with salt and pepper, then divide among egg whites. Sprinkle with remaining caraway.
- Cooks’ notes: •Eggs can be marinated, chilled, in an airtight container up to 3 days.
- •Eggs can be filled 2 hours ahead and chilled, loosely covered.
This is so different from the regular deviled eggs, easy to make and looks impressive; the pickled beets add a great flavor. I only made 6 (or 12 halves) and should have made more, they disappeared fast. I topped with finely chopped green onions and a sprinkle of sweet paparika