Avocado Devilled Eggs

by | Aug 20, 2018 | Gluten-Free, Paleo, Snacks

These Avocado Devilled Eggs take a creamy, whole food approach to classic devilled eggs. Full of flavour and colour, this recipe is sure to become a new favourite.

Devilled eggs. You either love ’em or you don’t. I personally love them and yet they don’t often cross my mind as a dish I should whip up, considering how easy they are.

All my life I’ve enjoyed the classic Devilled Egg made with mayonnaise, but oh my goodness – have you ever tried them with avocado instead? I promise you they’re so delicious, and honestly, very comparable in taste, and identical in texture. And what’s better about the use of avocado over mayo is that you’re getting a whole food source of fats instead of processed oils in a jar of mayonnaise.

These Avocado Devilled Eggs require no more than 15 or 20 minutes and just 5 ingredients:

  • Eggs
  • Avocado
  • Pickles
  • Mustard
  • Salt & pepper (and optional spice)

This recipe is also fantastic for entertaining, and an all-around great snack. Plus, avocados offer an abundance of nutrition. They’re rich inheart-healthy monounsaturated fats, a great source of fibre, and rich in vitamins A, D, K and E for healthy skin and bones.

5 from 4 votes

Avocado Devilled Eggs

A delicious whole food take on Devilled Eggs with avocado instead of mayo!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 10 eggs
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tbsp mustard (yellow, dijon or grainy)
  • 1 medium pickle, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • sprinkle of paprika or chili powder for topping optional


  1. In large pot, bring water to rapid boil. Add eggs.

  2. Boil eggs for 7-8 minutes. Drain.

  3. In same pot or separate bowl, let eggs sit in cold water for 2-3 minutes.

  4. Peel eggs. Slice lengthwise and scoop yolk out. Place the empty egg whites on plate and egg yolks in bowl.

  5. Add avocado, mustard, diced pickles, salt and pepper to bowl with yolks. Mash and stir until completely creamy.

  6. Scoop avocado mixture into the empty egg whites. Sprinkle with paprika or chili powder and serve!

Recipe Notes

Store in refrigerator for 1-2 days.

Are you a Devilled Eggs fan? Have you ever made them with avocado?

by Meghan Livingstone

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  1. Jen

    5 stars
    These were delicious! On day 3, I couldn’t bring myself to eat more than one, though, because the avocado had darkened so much and the egg and all the ingredients were so watery. Does your avocado still look good on day 3? It’s not a problem, though, because between me and everyone else in my family, we can finish 10 of these eggs in one day, which is now what I tell them to do :).

    • Meghan

      Hey Jen! Yes — definitely wise to eat them ASAP because they certainly become less appealing over time! I’m so glad you liked them, I could eat a million of them haha

  2. Kat Gembka

    Is there any way to keep Avocados from browning after being cut? I’ve tried lemon juice, I also tried Avocado oil spread on top.

    • Meghan

      Hi Kat! It’s a bit tricky with this recipe. You can scrape off a thin layer of brown at the top but ideally I’d suggest eating them all as quickly as possible!

  3. Stephanie

    5 stars
    Sincerely my favorite deviled eggs recipe.

    • Meghan

      Ahh this is awesome! So happy to hear that. I love these devilled eggs too!

  4. Elizabeth Perlman

    5 stars
    I just made these today.

    What a great idea!

    Delicious and simple to follow instructions.

    Thank you for sharing this lovely recipe.

    I cannot wait to make again and try more of your recipes.

    You are a beautiful soul!


  5. Sarah

    5 stars
    I had these with my lunch today. Very tasty!
    I devilled them a bit too much though.


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Hi, I’m Meghan. I’m a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, blogger, and YouTuber with a passion for healthy, simple living. I’m here to inspire you to listen to your body, eat mindfully and wholesomely, and create a fulfilling life that’s completely unique to you.