Mediterranean Deviled Eggs

Our Mediterranean twist on an American classic turns an Easter treat into a healthy and nutritious snack built to be enjoyed year-round. Filled with quality protein, metabolism boosting spices such as paprika, and healthy/ nourishing fats, these Mediterranean Deviled Eggs are guaranteed to please both your taste-buds and your body’s systems.

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Ingredients:

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup hummus
  • 1 teaspoon tahini
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika (plus extra for garnish)
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

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Instructions:

  1. Hard-boil the eggs → Place eggs in saucepan. Fill with water until eggs are covered by 2 inches. Place on stove top partially covered a bring to boil. Boil for 30 seconds, then remove from heat and let sit for 15 minutes. Drain and pour eggs into a mixing bowl filled with ice water.
  2. Carefully peel eggs and half lengthwise. Place white’s on a platter.
  3. Remove yolks in a mixing bowl and mash with fork.
  4. Add hummus (for best results, make your own!), tahini, lemon juice, cayenne, paprika, salt and pepper. Stir until smooth.
  5. Fill eggs with yolk-mixture. Sprinkle paprika on top to garnish.
  6. Serve and enjoy! Tip: turn this snack into a Mediterranean platter by serving with hummus, fresh veggies, and warm pita.

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