Ranch Deviled Eggs

ranch deviled eggs

I’m so excited to share this recipe for Ranch Deviled Eggs. I’ve never found a deviled egg recipe that holds a candle to this one. Ranch up-stages the traditional mustard flavor of the yolk filling. I’ve made these deviled eggs many times for family gatherings. Sometimes I make them for a special treat for my husband, they’re one of his favorite snacks.

ranch deviled eggs

Ranch Deviled Eggs:
– 8 Eggs, hard-boiled
– 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
– 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
– 2 Tablespoons ranch dressing

Hard boil the eggs and cut in half in order to remove the yolk centers. I’ll share my husband’s method for perfectly cooked hard-boiled eggs at the end of the recipe. Place the yolks in a small bowl and the whites on a serving tray.

perfect deviled eggs

Mix the yolks, mustard, mayonnaise, and ranch dressing by mashing in the yolks with the back of a fork.

perfect deviled eggs

The texture should be smooth, with few lumps. I prefer the consistency to be close to stiff butter cream frosting. Add more mayo to thin out the filling if needed.

perfect deviled eggs

Spoon the filling into a small plastic baggy and snip off the corner of the bag. Don’t make the hole in the bag too small or the pressure of squeezing the filling out will rip the bag. {Not that I know that from experience or anything…} Pipe the filling into the whites.

deviled eggs

My grandma used to garnish deviled eggs with paprika, so I do the same.

perfect deviled eggs

How to Cook Hard-Boiled Eggs:

If hard-boiled eggs are over cooked they get a grey-green ring around the yolks. It’s not harmful but it’s not pretty either. There are many schools of thought on how to make the perfect boiled egg, but this is the bare basic procedure to cook the eggs through without that unsightly discolored ring.

Add your eggs to a pot large enough to hold the eggs in a single layer. Fill the pot with enough cold water to cover the eggs, cover with a tight fitting lid.

Put the put over high heat and keep an eye on it until it starts to boil.

Once the water starts to boil set a timer for 6 minutes turn the heat back so it maintains a boil but doesn’t boil so vigorously that the eggs are bouncing up and down violently. They’ll crack. If you are just making hard-boiled eggs to eat on their own or making egg salad, that’s not big deal. But if you’re making deviled eggs and what pretty whites, or if you wanted to store your eggs for a while before peeling and eating, eggs that crack to early are a pain.

Once 6 minutes have elapsed remove the lidded pot from the heat and keep the lid on. Once the boiling stops strain off the water by placing the eggs in a colander in the sink. Spray the eggs with cold water until cool enough to handle.

See perfect bright yellow yolks! Yay!

perfect hard boiled eggs

Do you have any tips to make the perfect hard-boiled egg?

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5 thoughts on “Ranch Deviled Eggs

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  2. Thanks for sharing on Real Food Fridays! What a great idea! I do love the standard mustard flavored deviled eggs, but it’s great to have a variation to make them more interesting. Especially at this time of year when are chickens are giving an abundance off eggs.

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