Healthy Deviled Eggs Recipe

by Margaret Moses, RD

Just in time for Easter, enjoy this recipe for healthy deviled eggs!

Yield: 24 servings

12 large hard-boiled eggs, peeled
1/3 cup nonfat cottage cheese
1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
3 tablespoons minced fresh chives or scallion greens
1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
2 teaspoons yellow mustard
1/8 teaspoon salt
Paprika for garnish

1. Halve eggs lengthwise with a sharp knife. Gently remove the yolks. Place 16 yolk halves in a food processor (discard the remaining 8 yolk halves). Add cottage cheese, mayonnaise, chives (or scallion greens), relish, mustard and salt; process until smooth.

2. Spoon about 2 teaspoons yolk mixture into each egg white half. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired.

Nutrition Facts: 34 calories; 2 g fat; 1 g salt; 1 g mono; 71 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 0 g fiber; 85 mg sodium; 31 mg potassium