In a world filled with chaos and uncertainty, sometimes all we need is a good ol’ fashioned recipe to remind us of the simpler things in life. And what could be more classic than deviled eggs? But wait, have you tried them with Lebanon bologna?
As an Israeli chef, I have always been fascinated by the different types of deli meats available in the market. And when I discovered Seltzer’s Lebanon bologna, I knew that it paired perfectly with deviled eggs. The smokiness of the meat adds a depth of flavor to the creaminess of the filling.
But wait, there’s more! This recipe also features a touch of sweetness from the relish used in the filling, which perfectly balances out the saltiness of the bologna. Trust me when I say that these deviled eggs will be a crowd-pleaser at your next gathering.
The recipe is simple and straightforward, and I guarantee that you’ll have fun making it. Plus, it’s easy to customize to fit your taste preferences! So let’s grab our aprons and get started on making these delicious Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna Deviled Eggs.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
If you are a fan of deviled eggs, I can guarantee that this recipe will blow your mind! These eggs aren’t just any ordinary deviled eggs. They’re sweet, savory and tangy all at the same time! What makes them so unique is the addition of Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna – a specialty meat with a smoky and slightly sweet flavor that pairs perfectly with the creamy egg yolk. Trust me when I say that these are not your typical boring deviled eggs!
But what really sets this recipe apart from others is its versatility. These eggs can be served as appetizers, added to your favorite salads, or included as an element in a grazing platter. The options are endless! Plus, they’re incredibly easy to make and require minimal ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry such as mayonnaise, dried mustard, paprika, and salt.
So, whether you’re hosting a party or simply looking for a scrumptious snack to satisfy your cravings, these deviled eggs are the perfect solution. With just one bite, you’ll understand why we can’t get enough of them. So go ahead and give them a try – Your taste buds will thank you!
6 large eggs
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon dried mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon paprika
4 slices Seltzer Lebanon bologna (or any other variety), chopped fine
lebanon bologna potato salad deviled egg variation:
6 hard-boiled eggs
16 oz. reser’s fine foods gourmet deviled eggs with sweet relish
1/2 cup seltzer lebanon bologna, chopped
The Recipe How-To
Step 1: Hard-boil the eggs
- Start by placing a dozen eggs in a pot, cover them with cold water, and bring to a boil.
- Once the water boils, remove the pot from heat, cover, and let it sit for 10 minutes.
- After that time has passed, peel the eggs under cold running water until they are completely cleaned.
Step 2: Remove the yolks and make the filling
- Cut each egg in half lengthwise and remove the yolk. Place all of the yolks in a bowl.
- Add 4 slices of Seltzer Lebanon bologna, chopped very fine to the bowl along with 1 tsp of dried mustard, 1/4 cup of mayonnaise, 1/4 cup of sweet relish, and 1 tsp of paprika. Mix all ingredients together.
Step 3: Fill in the Eggs
- Place the egg whites on a platter with cut side up.
- Using a spoon or pastry bag, fill each egg white with an adequate amount of filling.
Step 4: Chill and Serve
- Once filled, chill your deviled eggs for about an hour before serving to let them cool and set nicely.
Present your creation proudly at any function, gathering or gathering where appetizers are being offered. The deliciously flavored, meaty pieces of Lebanon bologna are blended perfectly together to create a creamy texture that satisfies any craving.
Substitutions and Variations
Are you a fan of experimenting with your recipes? Then you’ll be happy to know that the Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna Deviled Eggs Recipe allows for a few substitutions and variations.
Firstly, if you can’t find Seltzer Lebanon bologna in your local market, fear not. You can easily order it online and have it delivered straight to your doorstep. Alternatively, other types of bologna or deli meats can also work well in this recipe. Experiment with different varieties like Baesler’s Market or Hugo’s Deviled Eggs varieties for a unique twist.
For those looking to cut back on calories or wanting to create a vegan version of this recipe, you can substitute mayonnaise with yogurt or sour cream. For an even creamier texture, use avocado instead!
If you’re not a fan of sweet relish, try using chopped pickles or jalapenos instead for a spicier kick. You can also swap dijon mustard with dried mustard powder or experiment with different herbs and spices like paprika and cayenne pepper.
Want a bit more protein? Add some bacon bits or diced ham to the mixture for a meatier variation. You can also transform these deviled eggs into an appetizer by swapping out the traditional egg halves for sliced cucumbers or cherry tomatoes.
The possibilities are endless with this recipe, so don’t be afraid to get creative and make it your own!
Serving and Pairing
Now that you’ve prepared these delectable deviled eggs, it’s time to think about how you want to serve them. There are several ways to serve and pair them, depending on your desired presentation and the occasion.
If you’re looking to create a savory appetizer platter or charcuterie board, these Lebanon bologna deviled eggs are a perfect addition. You can garnish them with a pinch of paprika and serve alongside some sliced seltzer Lebanon bologna. The combination of the creamy egg yolk filling and salty meat is an explosion of flavor in your mouth.
Another great way to enjoy these deviled eggs is as a side dish for a casual get-together or picnic. Pair them with some potato salad or any other cold salad you like, such as coleslaw or macaroni salad. This will make for a delicious and balanced meal that everyone will enjoy.
If you’re trying to keep things simple, you can always just serve them on their own as a quick snack or hors d’oeuvre. They’re perfect for an afternoon tea party, baby shower, or any other celebration where tasty finger foods are needed.
No matter how you decide to serve them, these Lebanon bologna deviled eggs are sure to please every palate. Their unique flavor and presentation make them especially impressive for any occasion. So, sit back, grab one (or two), and savor the flavor explosion!
Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating
Now that you’ve prepared your delicious Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna Deviled Eggs, it’s time to figure out how to store and reheat them for later. These deviled eggs can be made ahead of time and are perfect for a quick snack or appetizer. Here are some tips on storing and reheating these deviled eggs.
If you want to make these deviled eggs ahead of time, I suggest that you prepare the filling and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. When you’re ready to serve, simply bring them to room temperature, spoon them into the egg whites and enjoy.
To store your deviled eggs, place them in an airtight container and keep them in the refrigerator for up to three days. The mayonnaise in the filling will help keep them fresh. But if you want them to be at their absolute best, I recommend enjoying them within 24 hours of making.
If you need to reheat your deviled eggs, there are a few ways to do so. You can microwave them very briefly (just a few seconds) or bake them in the oven for about 5-10 minutes at 350°F until warmed through. Keep in mind that these eggs are best served cold, so only use these methods if necessary.
Lastly, if you’re taking your deviled eggs to a party or potluck, I recommend putting them on ice during transportation. This will prevent bacteria growth and ensure they stay fresh until ready to eat.
With these easy tips for storing and reheating, you can enjoy Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna Deviled Eggs anytime you want!
Tips for Perfect Results
To get the perfect results from this recipe, there are a few tips and tricks that you can follow. These tips will help you make the most exquisite deviled eggs with Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna.
Firstly, when boiling your eggs, add a pinch of salt to the water. This will help to prevent cracking and make them easier to peel. It’s best to use cold water when cooking the eggs and bring them to a boil slowly over medium heat. Once they start boiling, let them cook for around 10 minutes. After that, remove them from heat and immediately place them in cold water to stop the cooking process.
Once completely cooled, peel the eggs gently and be careful not to break them. If some shell pieces stick to the egg, try peeling it under running water. This will make it easier for shell bits to come off completely.
When making the filling, mix all of the ingredients well before adding them to the egg yolks. Make sure that you have mashed everything together thoroughly and there are no lumps in the mixture.
Seltzer’s Lebanon bologna is the star of this recipe, so ensure that you get high-quality bologna from reputable companies like Baesler’s Market or online at Almark Foods Gourmet Deviled Eggs website. Also don’t be scared of experimenting with different varieties or brands of bologna your local deli has available.
To take your deviled eggs up a notch, try using paprika or dried mustard powder to liven up its flavor profile. You can also substitute regular mayonnaise for flavored ones like garlic or chipotle, keeping in mind how these flavors complement bologna well.
Finally, garnish with sliced bologna, paprika, or any other visually appealing addition of your choice just before serving for an appetizing presentation.
These tips can help ensure that your deviled eggs are nothing short of perfection each time you make them.
As with any recipe, there are always questions that arise. In this section, we will address some frequently asked questions to help ensure that your Lebanon Bologna Deviled Eggs turn out delicious every time. So let’s clear up any confusion and get right to it!
Why is vinegar added to deviled eggs?
The combination of mayo, mustard, and yolks with a touch of vinegar results in a filling that is both flavorful and dense. Despite its density, the filling still manages to be surprisingly light and moist.
Why should you eat no more than 2 deviled eggs?
When it comes to deviled eggs, it’s important to be mindful of the cholesterol and sodium content. A single egg contains 186 milligrams of cholesterol, while the addition of mayonnaise adds 3 more milligrams. It’s recommended to consume no more than 300 milligrams of cholesterol per day, so even just two deviled eggs can account for a whopping 63 percent of your recommended daily value. When it comes to sodium, each deviled egg can add up to 120 milligrams, so it’s best to be cautious when indulging in this tasty appetizer.
Why are my deviled eggs not creamy?
One common mistake that can ruin hard-boiled eggs is over or undercooking them. Luckily, there is a simple trick that can help you achieve perfectly cooked eggs every time. I prefer to cover the eggs with water, bring the water to a boil, and then take the pot off the heat and let the eggs sit for ten minutes. This ensures that the whites are cooked just enough to be firm, yet still tender, and the yolks are set but still retain that desirable creaminess.
In conclusion, the Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna Deviled Eggs Recipe is a delicious and satisfying appetizer that can be enjoyed at any event or occasion. Whether you are hosting a party or simply looking for a tasty snack, these deviled eggs are sure to please.
With simple and easy-to-follow directions, this recipe is perfect for novice cooks and experienced chefs alike. And with the option to add your own personal touch by customizing the ingredients and toppings, the possibilities for variation are endless.
So why not give this recipe a try? From the paprika and dried mustard to the slices of Seltzer Lebanon Bologna, every bite is guaranteed to be bursting with flavor. And if you’re feeling adventurous, consider pairing your deviled eggs with a potato salad or other dish inspired by Lebanese cuisine.
Finally, remember that Almark Foods Gourmet Deviled Eggs, Reser’s Potato Salad Deviled Egg, and HUGO Deviled Egg are also excellent options if you’re looking for convenient and pre-made alternatives. Don’t hesitate to order online or visit your local market to try them out.
In the end, the Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna Deviled Eggs Recipe offers an irresistible combination of taste and convenience that is sure to make it a favorite among foodies everywhere. So why not give it a try today? Your taste buds will thank you.
Seltzer’s Lebanon Bologna Deviled Eggs Recipe
- 6 eggs
- water (for boiling eggs)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 slices seltzer's lebanon bologna (any variety, chopped fine)
- 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon dried mustard (or 1 tbsp yellow mustard)
- salt & pepper
- paprika (to garnish)
- Hard boil eggs. To do this, place eggs in large pot and fill with water until eggs are covered by 1 inch of COLD water. Add 1 tsp salt to prevent the shell from sticking.
- Place on the stove and heat water to a rolling boil over HIGH heat and allow eggs to boil for 1-2 minutes.
- Remove from heat and cover with lid. Allow eggs to sit in water for 10-15 minutes.
- When they are cool enough to handle, remove them from water with a slotted spoon. Add eggs to cold water for 5 minutes. Peel.
- Slice eggs in half lengthwise and remove yolks.
- Mix with remaining ingredients (except paprika).
- Arrange egg halves on a serving plate.
- Place mixture into egg halves and sprinkle with paprika, if desired.
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