Homestead Hack: Faster, Easier Deviled Eggs – No Mess!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I’ve learned an easy, mess-free way to make deviled eggs. No more spooning filling into hollowed boiled eggs, making a huge mess along the way. I can fill a dozen deviled eggs in a minute! I can’t believe I spent so many years making them the hard way! 

I've learned an easy, mess-free way to make deviled eggs. I can't believe I spent so many years making them the hard way! #TexasHomesteader

Deviled Eggs A Family Favorite

RancherMan & I have free-range hens. So when we have a family get-together and I ask what we can bring to contribute to the meal, it’s often deviled eggs.

I mean, everyone loves deviled eggs, right? You might have a little leftover from any other dish you bring to the gathering. But there’s never deviled eggs left. Never.

Deviled Eggs Can Be Messy To Make

Now in past years I’d be using a spoon to try to scoop that prepared deviled egg filling into the hollowed halves of the whites. And I’d try my best not to make a mess. But make a mess I did.

Every.  Stinkin’.  Time!

But several years ago I read about an easy shortcut to take the drudgery out of filling those deviled eggs. Oh yeah, check out this easy Homestead Hack.

Repurposed Plastic Bag Makes Deviled Eggs Easier

First I boil and peel my eggs like normal. Then I cut the boiled eggs in half. Then I seek out a repurposed plastic bag to make filling my deviled eggs easy.

Whatever I’ve got handy works here. I most often use the bag I bought dry beans in. The bag’s small enough to do the trick and I’m able to put that blasted plastic bag to another good use before finally trashing it.

Why yes I hate plastic, why do you ask? LOL.

Anyway – into my small repurposed bag I add my favorite deviled egg filling ingredients: 

Then I squeeze the air out of the bag and close it up tight.

A little squish & short massage of all those ingredients right there inside the bag and Boom! It all mixes thoroughly and I’ve just made a quick yet delicious deviled egg filling with NO mess!

And since everything’s mixed together right there in the bag there’s no need to dirty additional bowls or utensils. It’s all contained in that same repurposed bag. What a great shortcut, I’m aaaaaaall about shortcuts in the kitchen, y’all!

Now comes the complicated part. Get your pencils out, students…

Piping Deviled Egg Filling Into Hollowed Eggs

Cut a tiny corner off of the repurposed bag and ‘pipe’ the filling into the egg halves. It’s easier to deliver just the right amount of filling without gooping it over the sides of the deviled eggs to make them less presentable. 

I just squeeze a little dollop into each hollowed half. It goes really fast using this bag method. Then I’ll garnish with a little sprinkling of paprika and I’m done.

I've learned an easy, mess-free way to make deviled eggs. I can't believe I spent so many years making them the hard way! #TexasHomesteader

When you’ve squeezed the last of the deviled egg filling from that repurposed bag you can just toss it in the trash. It’s ok, it’s already done double duty for me since it used to hold dry beans.

Using this method is so much faster than trying to put everything in a bowl and mix it all up, then trying to spoon the filling into the individual hollowed halves. It’s so quick, yet so easy and NO MESS, y’all!

Deviled Egg Flavor Option – Pico de Gallo

We sometimes like to make deviled eggs with a little extra spicy kick. RancherMan whips up Homemade Pico de Gallo to stir into the egg yolks. It’s delicious! Everyone always raves.

We sometimes add spicy pico de gallo to our deviled eggs for a spicy kick. #TexasHomesteader

But whichever flavor you decide to make your deviled eggs, it’s certainly faster, easier and less mess to use this handy Homestead Hack tip. Give it a try!

~TxH~

This post categorized in  

Tagged in COOKING   Complete list of our handy Homestead Hacks. #TexasHomesteader All our posts about eggs from our free-range flock. #TexasHomesteader 

Other Kitchen Hacks

See All Homestead Hacks

C’mon by & sit a spell!  Come hang out at our Facebook Page. It’s like sitting in a front porch rocker with a glass of cold iced tea.  There are lots of good folks sharing! 

And you can also follow along on  Pinterest,  Twitter,  Instagram

If you’d like to receive an email when a new blog post goes live,
subscribe to our Blog!

Save

Save

Save

Spread the love

4 thoughts on “Homestead Hack: Faster, Easier Deviled Eggs – No Mess!

  1. Jack

    Oh oh Tammy do I see a wasted plastic bag???

    Reply
    1. Texas Homesteader Post author

      LOL It’s a clean ‘used’ bag. I wash ’em & use ’em forever. Today I made deviled eggs for our family gathering & I used an empty clean bag from a bag of pinto beans. Whatever I have that’s pretty much served its time gets used for deviled eggs. I hate plastic so if it’s coming into my house, I’ll use it to its fullest before finally throwing it away. ~TxH~

      Reply
  2. Sondra Langle

    Oh,, my gosh, I can hardly wait to try this. Thanks again Tammy for your great ideas.

    Reply
    1. Texas Homesteader Post author

      You’ll be pleasantly surprised Sondra. It’s so much easier to get the filling into the egg halves without smudging the filling everywhere. My mama always taught me ‘Presentation is half the meal’ so it’s important to me that it looks as well as tastes great. ~TxH~

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

* Please enter the Biggest Number

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.