Recipes & Meal Swaps | Traditional to Healthy: Deviled “Eggs” 3-Ways

Deviled Eggs are so much more than just a Spring or Easter time favorite, they are a healthy year-round appetizer or snack and, depending on the ingredients you use, can be zero carbs! Eggs alone are a great source of protein and offer a tremendous amount of nutritional value, (i.e., potassium, protein, Vitamin A, Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin B-12, B-6, Iron, and Magnesium).

SportPort is offering you three different recipe swaps, from our 3-way recipe series, starting from a traditional Deviled Egg recipe to a vegan Stuffed Potato Bite version. You can decide the best option for your nutritional goals or preferences.

Traditional: Classic Deviled Eggs Classic Deviled Eggs make for a delicious appetizer start to a traditional Easter dinner that might include a glazed ham, potato salad, green beans, and fruit salad.

Ingredients:

12 eggs, hard boiled & peeled

1/2 cup mayonnaise

2 tsp yellow mustard

1 tsp white wine vinegar

salt and pepper, to taste

paprika, to garnish

Directions:

  1. Cut cooked eggs in half. Remove yolks and place them in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Mash yolks with a fork. Stir in mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  3. Spoon mixture into a small piping bag fitted with a star tip.
  4. Squeeze a dollop into each egg half.
  5. Garnish with a sprinkling of paprika.
  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information (1 Serving): Calories 59; Carbs 0.75; Fat 2.5; Protein 3.5

Healthier: Less Fat, Zero Carbs Skinny Deviled Eggs

For a healthier option to your deviled egg mixture, try replacing mayonnaise with Greek yogurt, as seen in this recipe offering the same great taste with less calories and zero carbs!

Ingredients:

12 eggs, hard boiled and peeled

2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt

1 T yellow mustard

1 T apple cider vinegar

salt & pepper, to taste

paprika, to garnish

Directions:

  1. Cut boiled eggs in half. Remove yolks and place them in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Mash yolks with a fork. Stir in Greek yogurt, mustard, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  3. Spoon mixture into a small piping bag fitted with a star tip.
  4. Squeeze a dollop into each egg half.
  5. Garnish with a sprinkling of paprika.
  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information (1 Serving): Calories 48; Carbs 0; Fat 3.7; Protein 3.1

Plant Based Vegan Diet: Deviled Potato Bites

For our vegan friends, this gluten free, super easy to make, high in protein stuffed potato bite with hummus-style stuffing adds a nice Easter Egg look and flair without the animal products!

Ingredients:

15 small potatoes, halved

2 tsp vegetable oil salt

1 (15oz) can chickpeas, drained

1 T lemon juice

1 1/2 tsp minced garlic

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp turmeric

1 tsp maple syrup

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

1 1/2 T tahini

3 T water

salt & pepper, to taste

paprika (to garnish)

chives (to garnish)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 390 degrees. Placed halves potatoes on a baking sheet. Toss with vegetable oil and salt. Arrange cut side up and roast 40 minutes, or until soft.
  2. Let potatoes cool 5 minutes and then scoop out a small section in the middle to create a cavity. Reserve scooped out potato.
  3. In a food processor, combine reserved potato and remaining ingredients (excluding garnish ingredients) and blend until smooth.
  4. Spoon mixture into a small piping bag fitted with a star tip. Pipe filling into the center of each potato, approx. 2 tablespoons. Garnish with paprika and chives.

Nutrition Information (1 Serving): Calories 137; Carbs 23g; Fat 5g; Protein 2.6g

Planning a family get-together or party another time of year? You could even try one of the hard-boiled egg recipes along with the potato bite recipe option for a selection of appetizers to please all tastes at all times! Eggs-traordinary!