Appetizers/ Gluten Free Recipes

Spooky Deviled Eggs – 2 recipes

Spooky Deviled Eggs!  We love serving deviled eggs as an appetizer and these Spooky Deviled Eggs are just in time for Halloween!  I wanted to make two kinds of deviled eggs: one is the more traditional deviled eggs stuffed with a mixture of egg yolks, mayo and spices and the other is stuffed with our favorite lemony tuna fish filling, both topped with cute little spooky eyes and black spiders using green and black olives.

Deviled eggs are a great way to serve your guests something gluten-free. They’re high in protein, easy to prepare and taste great!

Spooky Deviled Eggs are festive and fun to serve as an appetizer at a Halloween party. In fact, I made these as an appetizer before dinner for friends who are staying with us this week and I will be making them again for a Halloween party we’re attending this weekend.

It should be Spook-tacular!

Have a lovely and Spooky weekend! 
Happy Halloween everyone!


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Spooky Deviled Eggs

Spooky Deviled Eggs – 2 recipes (total 6 eggs, serves 12)

1.  Tuna-Stuffed Deviled Eggs 

  •  3 hard-boiled eggs
  •  1 cans of Tuna in Olive Oil ( prefer imported Italian Tuna)
  •  1 lemon -juiced
  •  1 small stalk of celery – minced
  •  1 Tbsp. minced red onion
  •  1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  •  fresh ground pepper to taste
  • small pitted black olives

Boil 6 large eggs in water for about 6 to 10 minutes. Drain, and cool.
Peel off shells from the eggs.  Set aside to cool completely.

Drain the excess oil from can of tuna.
Transfer tuna into a small mixing bowl.
Add celery, red onion, mayonnaise.
Squeeze fresh lemon juice into the tuna mixture and mix well.

Cut eggs in half lengthwise. Slip out yolks and set aside to mash for the 2nd half of traditional deviled (spooky evil eyes) eggs.

Stuff each egg with the tuna fish mixture.
Cut the whole black olive in half.  Put one half on the tuna mixture for the spider body.
Thinly slice the other half for the spider legs, placing 3 or 4 legs on each side.
Chill before serving.  Best served cold.

Makes: 6 spooky spider deviled eggs

2.  Evil-Eyes Deviled Eggs – (more traditional recipe)

  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, halved
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. minced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp. minced celery
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • Spanish green olives stuffed with pimiento

Cut eggs in half lengthwise.
Slip out yolks and mash them with mayo, mustard, red onion, celery and parsley.
Fill the eggs as much as you like. Cut green olives in half lengthwise and place them on mashed yolk to create eyes, turning them slightly up or down to create spooky evil eyes.  Chill before serving.

Makes 6 evil-eyes deviled eggs
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We can’t believe it’s Halloween- can you? … and where did the time go?  We have been traveling back and forth between Charleston and New York, so many festivities and family functions, all good!
We hope you are enjoying the fall as much as we are.  Wishing you all a great weekend and Happy Halloween!
xoxo Anna and Liz

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  • Reply
    SavoringTime in the Kitchen
    October 27, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Very cute, Ladies!! I've never tried deviled eggs with tuna but love the idea!

    • Reply
      October 29, 2016 at 2:10 am

      Hi sue! The ones filled with tuna fish are the ones that quickly disappear as soon as they hit the table. Their our favorite! Have a great weekend!

  • Reply
    October 28, 2016 at 4:59 am

    So cute for Halloween, and tasty too! 🙂

    • Reply
      October 29, 2016 at 2:12 am

      Thank you! Hope you will try them. Have a good day!

  • Reply
    Tricia Buice
    October 29, 2016 at 11:11 pm

    These are just too cute! And I adore deviled eggs – they are well named for this holiday. The addition of tuna sounds great. Gotta try this soon. I sure have missed you 🙂

    • Reply
      October 30, 2016 at 2:12 pm

      Thanks Tricia! They were a hit at the Halloween party, luckily I made a double batch.
      Have a great day!

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