Spinach, Poppy Seed, and Bacon Eggs

Spinach, Poppy Seed, and Bacon Eggs Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller
Spinach, Poppy Seed, and Bacon Eggs deliver a creative combo of flavors that goes perfectly with the crispy topper.


Makes 2 dozen
Total time: 20 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes


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)
3/4 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed
4 1/2 teaspoons grated red onion
4 1/2 teaspoons poppy-seed dressing
Chopped cooked bacon


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 spinach, onion, and poppy-seed dressing into yolk mixture.

3. Spoon or pipe yolk mixture into egg white halves. Top with bacon.