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Healthier Deviled Eggs

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword deviled eggs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4 serving
Calories 110 kcal


  • 8 large eggs
  • ¾ cup reduced fat (2%) cottage cheese
  • 2 tsp. capers
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. sriracha hot sauce
  • ½ tsp. ground smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh chives


  1. Prepare a large bowl of ice water; set aside.

  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Using a spoon or tongs, carefully lower eggs into water one at a time; cook for 12 minutes. Remove eggs to prepared ice bath.

  3. When cool enough to handle, peel eggs, cut in half and remove yolk. Reserve yolks from 3 eggs, discard the rest or save for another purpose.

  4. Combine 3 egg yolks, cottage cheese, capers, mustard, sriracha, paprika, onion powder, and garlic powder in a food processor; pulse until very smooth.

  5. Spoon approx. 2 tsp. of egg yolk mixture into the center of each egg white.

  6. Finely chop chives; sprinkle on top of eggs. Serve immediately or store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to three days.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Healthier Deviled Eggs
Amount Per Serving (4 pieces)
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 141mg47%
Sodium 228mg10%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 15g30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.