Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs

<p>Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs</p>

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Karin Olsen

The South's iconic appetizer fuses with the nineties' obsession with Tex-Mex.

Yield:

1 dozen

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

6 hard-cooked eggs, peeled
1 tablespoon diced green onions
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 small serrano or jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon yellow mustard
1/2 teaspoon table salt
1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded Cheddar cheese
Chili powder

Preparation

Cut eggs in half crosswise; carefully remove yolks, and place in a small bowl.

Mash egg yolks; stir in green onions and next 5 ingredients.

Spoon yolk mixture into egg white halves; sprinkle with Cheddar cheese and desired amount of chili powder. Serve immediately, or cover and chill until ready to serve.

Also featured in: Southern Living, November 1997;