Chesapeake Crab & Avocado Deviled Eggs

crab and avocado deviled eggs

I love eggs. Boiled eggs were the first thing I learned how to cook. When I discovered deviled eggs, I was definitely hooked. Deviled eggs are like little vessels of goodness, in a small package and that’s exactly what this recipe for Chesapeake Crab and Avocado Deviled Eggs is.

crab and avocado deviled eggs

The more I made these delicious eggs the more I ate them. Not to mention, they are ooh so creamy because of the avocado and the delicate crab on top is a perfect contrast.

crab and avocado deviled eggs

This recipe is definitely a crowd pleaser and will take your deviled eggs reputation up a couple notches…at least.

crab and avocado deviled eggs

But don’t you dare take my word for it.

crab and avocado deviled eggs

Give them a try!

crab and avocado deviled eggs

Chesapeake Crab & Avocado Deviled Eggs
 
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A tasty and deliciously creamy recipe for deviled eggs with fresh crabmeat that will have you asking for more
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 dozen eggs
  • 1 small ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp Old Bay seasnoning
  • ¼ tsp white pepper
  • ½ tsp dry mustard
  • fresh crab meat to top eggs
  • scallions and more Old Bay for garnish
Instructions
  1. Put the eggs in one even layer in large pot
  2. Add just enough water to cover the eggs and bring to a boil on medium-high heat
  3. As soon as the eggs begin to boil cover the pot and let the eggs sit for about 20 minutes
  4. Drain the eggs and put in a bowl of cold water
  5. Peel each egg and evenly split in half
  6. Remove yolks from whites with a spoon
  7. Mash the yolks until smooth and add avocado and mayonnaise and mix until mostly smooth
  8. Add pepper, Old Bay and dry mustard and mix evenly
  9. Spoon heaping amounts into egg halves and top with crab meat, sprinkle scallions and dust with additional Old Bay as desired

 

  • Comments ( 20 )

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    April J Harris (@apriljharris)

    I’ve always loved eggs too, Lisa, and deviled eggs are a particular favourite of mine! Love this delicious recipe – avocado and crab are real favourites too! What a great combination of flavours. Thank you for sharing with us at the Hearth and Soul hop.

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      LisaDLS

      It’s a favorite at my house. I hope it will be for you too.

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    Steph

    This sounds like a fantastic twist on a classic – can’t wait to give it a shot! I like how it makes them a little bit fancier, too.

    • avatar
      LisaDLS

      They are so good Steph and I am really craving some right now. I just go crazy for deviled eggs.

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    Jennifer

    Wow, this sounds so yummy! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    By the way, I would love to have you post on my new blog hop—the Weekend Blog Hop at My Flagstaff Home (www.myflagstaffhome.com). It begins on Thursday evenings and lasts through the weekend, if you’re interested.

    Jennifer

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      LisaDLS

      Hi Jennifer, I’ll be sure to check you out.

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    Jessy @ The Life Jolie

    These look awesome- anything with crab is good in my book!

    I stopped by from Showcase Your Talents Thursday.

    • avatar
      LisaDLS

      I’m right there with ya Jessy.

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    purpleslobinrecovery

    I want some now!! Here from HomeMattersParty.

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    Kristen from The Road to Domestication

    I NEVER thought to include crab meat with deviled eggs, but this looks amazing! Thanks so much for taking the time to link up with us over at the #HomeMattersParty – we hope to see you again on Friday!

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    Mila

    What an adventurous combination! Lovely twist on a classic.
    Thank you for taking the time to link up with Idea Box 🙂
    I hope you’ll be back for this week’s party:
    http://milaslittlethings.com/2015/07/idea-box-thursday-link-party-18.html
    xx
    Mila

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    Jess DiGiannurio

    Oh my goodness this looks absolutely DIVINE! Totally pinning, have a great day! xo

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    Liz Latham

    My husband loves deviled eggs and crab separately but we’ve never had it together! Creative recipe! Thanks for linking up with Delicious Dishes Recipe Party!

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