Country Ham-Breadcrumb Eggs

Southern Living
Country Ham-Breadcrumb EggsRecipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller
This recipe for savory Country Ham-Breadcrumb Eggs adds a comforting spin to deviled eggs with country ham and Swiss cheese.
Makes 2 dozen


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12 hard-cooked eggs, peeled
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
Dash of hot sauce (optional)
1/2 cup finely chopped cooked country ham
1/4 cup finely grated Swiss cheese
Toasted breadcrumbs


Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

1. Slice eggs in half lengthwise, and carefully remove yolks, keeping egg whites intact.

2. Grate egg yolks using small holes of a box grater. Mash together yolks, mayonnaise, and next 3 ingredients. Add hot sauce, if desired. Stir ham and Swiss cheese into yolk mixture.

3. Spoon or pipe yolk mixture into egg white halves. Top with desired amount of toasted breadcrumbs.

Created date

March 2014