Country Ham-Breadcrumb Eggs

Country Ham-Breadcrumb Eggs Recipe
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.

Yield:

Makes 2 dozen
Total time: 20 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.