Greek Deviled Eggs

"Who doesn't like deviled eggs? This modification of a recipe from SimplyRecipes gives eggs a decidedly Greek flavor and a beautiful finished product. Perfect for a dinner party or brunch."
 
Greek Deviled Eggs created by Maryland Jim
Ready In:
30mins
Ingredients:
7
Yields:
12 eggs
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • If using regular yogurt, line a strainer with a coffee filter, place over a bowl or cup, and place yogurt in the filter. Let drain for 4 hours or overnight. Discard the water and use the remaining yogurt in the recipe.
  • Place eggs in a pot and cover with cold water so that it covers the eggs by 1 inch. Heat on stove until boiling. Remove from heat and cover with lid. Set timer to 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, immediately drain eggs and run under cold water or immerse in a ice bath. Peel eggs.
  • Slice eggs in half and scoop out yolks into a small bowl. Set the whites aside.
  • Smash the yolks with the back of a fork. Add 1/2 cup yogurt and mix well. Continue to add 1 tbsp of yogurt until desired consistency is reached.
  • Mix in sun-dried tomatoes, salt, and paprika.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-heat. When oil is hot, test with a shallot; when the shallot instantly sizzles it is ready. Cook shallots in oil until browned. Drain on paper towels and salt lightly while still hot.
  • Using a small spoon, fill each egg half with the yolk mixture. Top each egg with one or two shallot slices immediately before serving.

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  1. COOKGIRl
    Yummy! We loved this! I also used up the last marinated sun dried tomato in the jar but it was worth it for this recipe. The eggs were garnished with fresh parsley. We really liked the creaminess of the yogurt with the egg yolk. Eggs were served with our main dish: Recipe #503666. Made for ZWT 9.
     
  2. Maryland Jim
    Greek Deviled Eggs Created by Maryland Jim
  3. Maryland Jim
    Wow, a new way to do deviled eggs. I really like to tomatoes in this dish. Made for ZWT9 and "The Apron String Travelers"
     
  4. ddav0962
    Greek Deviled Eggs Created by ddav0962
  5. ddav0962
    These are great! They are different from any other deviled egg I've ever had. The sun-dried tomatoes and the fried shallots made all the difference in these. I'd love to put these on a brunch buffet for the family and friends. Made for ZWT6: No-Nonsense Nibblers.
     

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