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Darned Good Deviled Eggs

When I was pregnant with my second child, I craved hardboiled eggs. At first, I ate them plain or with a sprinkle of sea salt flakes. Then I used them as a sandwich filling at breakfast or lunch. Finally I started making deviled eggs for one…well, technically two. My experimentations with deviled egg recipes ranged from using dry mustard to capers to bacon to chives. As many deviled eggs as I ate from one trimester to the next, I never did get sick of them.

Read on to find out how you could win a $50 Whole Foods Market gift card. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congratulations to our randomly chosen winner, Wilf!

Served as an hors d'oeuvre, enjoyed with a simple mixed salad for a light lunch or gobbled up by an expectant mother as an afternoon snack, deviled eggs are quick, easy and delectable. They seem like a simple classic crowd-pleaser, yet they have more variations than meet the eye.

Before sharing our secret ingredients, let’s agree that the hard boiled eggs recipe must be mastered first because no one likes overcooked, rubbery eggs. No one. (Tip: Try our fool-proof Learn to Cook: Boiled Eggs recipe.) Okay, now let’s hit the pantry and fridge and make some darn good deviled eggs.

The newest winning combination here at Whole Foods Market® is with…wait for it…Greek yogurt! These Double-Stuffed Deviled Eggs are also loaded with chopped ham, and piquant German mustard, making it a pretty filling spring party food.  

Here are three more recipes to get your creative juices flowing and taste buds fired up:

Your turn! Share your secret ingredient(s) in your favorite deviled egg recipe in the comments below by April 30 and you could win a $50 Whole Foods Market® gift card.

The fine print: No purchase necessary. Promotion ends April 30, 11:59 PM CDT. Must be a legal resident of the US or Canada (except in Quebec, where it is void) age 18 or older to participate. Taxes on prize, if applicable, are the responsibility of the winner. Employees of Whole Foods Market, Inc., are not eligible. Void where prohibited.