South-of-the-Border Deviled Eggs

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours


1 dozen large hard-cooked eggs, peeled
1 small ripe avocado, peeled and coarsely chopped
2 green onions, finely chopped
2 tablespoons sweet pickle juice
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon dry Ranch dressing mix
1/2 teaspoon chili powder (optional)
1/2 cup mild salsa


1. Slice eggs in half lengthwise; carefully remove yolks, keeping egg white halves intact.

2. Mash together yolks and avocado in a medium bowl. Stir in green onions and next 3 ingredients until smooth. Spoon yolk mixture evenly into egg white halves. Sprinkle evenly with chili powder, if desired. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours. Dollop with salsa just before serving.

Cathy Dodson, Knoxville, Tennessee