Shrimp & Bacon Stuffed Deviled Eggs

Put a delicious new twist on this classic Easter favorite! This yummy dish can be made in advance so you can relax and enjoy it with family and friends this holiday.

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Check out Melanie's original recipe, featured on her blog: http://melaniemakes.com/blog/2014/04/shrimp-and-bacon-stuffed-deviled-eggs.html.

Ingredients

  • 12 hard boiled eggs, shelled
  • ⅓ cup instant potato flakes
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chives, minced
  • ¾ cup cooked shrimp, peeled and chopped
  • 5 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  1. Cut cooked eggs in half lengthwise and remove yolks.
  2. Mash together 8 yolks in medium bowl, reserving remaining yolks for another use. Stir in potato flakes and all other ingredients through chives. Fold in shrimp and crumbled bacon.
  3. Spoon approximately 1 heaping tablespoon of yolk mixture into each egg white half. Garnish with additional chives and bacon, if desired.