August 23, 2017
Watch your appetizer tray disappear with these guacamole deviled eggs. This simple twist makes them even better than the traditional ones.
This recipe uses no mayo or mustard. Instead, all the flavors come from guacamole and taco night staples like salsa and cheese. They’re so good, no one will mind the green color, and I guarantee everyone will ask for the recipe.
Mexican Deviled Eggs with Guacamole
These Mexican deviled eggs are a favorite from my deviled egg recipe collection! The flavors of salsa, guacamole, and cheese in the center of a hard-boiled egg make this a favorite option at parties and for packed lunches.
You can use your favorite store-bought guacamole or with my Easy Guacamole recipe.
Guacamole Deviled Egg Ingredients
Here’s everything you need to assemble guacamole deviled eggs:
- hard-boiled eggs: check out this method for perfect hard-boiled eggs in the Instant Pot.
- guacamole: or mashed avocado. You’ll need about 2 tablespoons.
- salsa: brightens up the deviled egg filling. Fresh pico de gallo also works great.
- shredded cheddar cheese: just like taco night.
- taco seasoning: adds taco flavor!
How to Make Guacamole Deviled Eggs
Guacamole deviled eggs are just as easy to make as the classic recipe. We’re just swapping out the mayo for avocado guacamole and taco ingredients.
Here’s what to do:
- Prepare the eggs
Slice the hard-boiled eggs in half and transfer the yolks to a large bowl. Set the whites onto a serving platter.
- Prepare the filling
Add the guacamole, pico de gallo, cheese, and taco seasoning to the egg yolks. Use a large fork to mash the ingredients until smooth.
- Fill the eggs
Transfer the mixture to a large zip bag. Cut the end and pipe the filling into the center of each egg white.
Refrigerate them for at least an hour before serving, and grab one (or two) before they disappear.
How to Prepare Eggs for Deviled Eggs
To prepare eggs for deviled eggs, you’ll need to boil the eggs and remove the shells. Some people have a hard time with eggshells sticking to the egg white; if that’s you, use this easy method to make hard-boiled eggs with shells that slide right off. If you don’t want to use the stove, you can also make hard-boiled eggs in the oven!
Make sure to cook the eggs long enough for the egg yolk to cook through; this makes the perfect creamy deviled egg center.
Can You Make Guacamole Deviled Eggs in Advance?
What’s your favorite way to eat eggs – boiled, You can make guacamole deviled eggs a few hours in advance, but the guacamole will brown a little. Instead, I prefer to prep the hard-boiled eggs the day before, then peel and refrigerate them overnight. Just before serving, prepare the filling and assemble., deviled?
Guacamole Deviled Eggs
- Slice the hard-boiled eggs in half, length-wise, and transfer the yolks into a large bowl. Set the cooked egg white halves onto a large plate.
- Mash the yolks with a fork, add the guacamole or mashed avocado, pico de gallo or salsa, shredded cheese, and a pinch of taco seasoning. Stir to combine the ingredients until the mixture is cohesive.
- Transfer the filling to a plastic zip bag or piping bag. Cut the end and pipe the filling into each egg white half. Alternatively, use a spoon to fill the egg halves with the mixture.
- Place the deviled eggs onto the plate and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.