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10 Upgrades to Deviled Eggs You Never Thought to Try Before

It's time to grab a carton of eggs and get cookin'!

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At almost any occasion, an appetizer spread could benefit from a dozen or two deviled eggs. Switch things up a bit with these fun mix-in ideas that take the classic finger food to the next level. Before you start, make sure you know the secret to making perfect deviled eggs every time.

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Southwest Deviled Eggs

Here’s the perfect way to use up leftover salsa: stir it into a deviled egg! Paired with chili powder, cumin, grilled corn and jalapeno slices, these deviled eggs are Tex-Mex at its most unexpected.

Spice up your entire menu with these recipes straight from the southwest.

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Italian Deviled Eggs

Italian doesn’t always mean pasta and meatballs. With dried herbs and nutty Parmesan, these eggs send your taste buds to Italy, no carbs required.
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Guacamole Deviled Eggs

Say hello to the ultimate appetizer mash-up. The avocado in these deviled eggs makes them irresistibly creamy while the pico de gallo topping adds freshness.
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Curried Deviled Eggs

Thanks to curry powder and cayenne pepper, the flavor in these deviled eggs is cranked up to a 10. And don’t skip the toasted pine nuts! Their added crunch is essential.
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Asian Deviled Eggs

Fresh gingerroot, soy sauce and Sriracha come together for a unique take on deviled eggs that will leave you reaching for another. If Sriracha isn’t your favorite, feel free to substitute your go-to hot sauce.
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Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs

Let’s be honest, bacon makes everything better. Add some horseradish and tomato juice, and you’ve got a deviled egg that will knock your socks off.
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Deviled Eggs with Herbs

These herby deviled eggs are basically a must for your Easter celebration. Stuffed and topped with four kinds of herbs, they’re the perfect way to make use of fresh spring produce.
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Chutney Deviled Eggs

Who says deviled eggs have to be savory? The mango chutney in this recipe gives the eggs a subtle sweetness that’s balanced with some salty chopped cashews.
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Crab Cake Deviled Eggs

Canned crabmeat helps these deviled eggs come together in a cinch. Just add some sweet red pepper, pickle relish and seafood seasoning for a quick app that doesn’t sacrifice flavor.
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Buffalo Deviled Eggs

Spicy fans, this one’s for you! Tame some of the heat by sprinkling extra bleu cheese, chopped celery and celery leaves on top.

Caroline Stanko
As Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.