Confession… I've never liked deviled eggs.
I think it's the sweet relish. Blech.
Well, who says deviled eggs can only be made with relish?! Not me!
Fermented Jalapeño Deviled Eggs
I decided to change things up and use my Naturally Fermented Jalapeño Peppers in these deviled eggs. Besides adding a probiotic boost, these peppers (and their brine) give deviled eggs a flavor that is out of this world!
And the slight kick of spice in the back of your throat is just perfect.
Instead of sprinkling with paprika and a garnish of fresh dill, I chose chipotle powder with a garnish of cilantro.
This recipe is oh-so-nourishing! It combines pastured eggs with nourishing fat and a ferment to create an entirely new dish! I hope you'll give this deviled egg makeover a try!
Let's Get In The Kitchen!
Makes 24 deviled eggs.
- 1 dozen hard-boiled, peeled eggs
- ¼ cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 2 to 3 tablespoons Naturally Fermented Jalapeño Peppers
- 1 to 2 tablespoons brine from Naturally Fermented Jalapeño Peppers
- 1 tablespoon fermented garlic from Naturally Fermented Jalapeño Peppers
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 24 leaves fresh cilantro
- chipotle powder, to garnish
- Cut the boiled and peeled eggs in half.
- Remove the hard-cooked yolks and place in a blender or food processor.
- Arrange the hard-cooked whites on a platter.
- Add the mayo, mustard, peppers, pepper brine, salt, and black pepper to the blender or food processor.
- Pulse to blend.
- Continue pulsing until the filling is as smooth as you desire.
- Fill the egg whites with the mixture. Or, transfer the mixture to a piping bag and pipe into the egg whites.
- Sprinkle each egg with chipotle powder.
- Garnish each egg with a cilantro leaf.
- Chill until ready to serve. (Can be made up to 2 days in advance.)
What's your favorite way to make deviled eggs?
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