Top Ways to Use Up Hard-Boiled Eggs

Think about what to do with hard-boiled eggs, and the first thing that comes to mind is deviled eggs. Without question, deviled eggs are a universal favorite when it comes to appetizers. If you have old eggs to get rid of or leftover Easter eggs, consider breaking out of the box and trying something new. You should know that older eggs are best for hard cooking since they will peel easier. First, learn how to make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs. Then try some alternative ways to use them up.

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    Deviled eggs
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    Far from the bland deviled eggs, you find at some parties and family gatherings, these deviled eggs are full of flavor and texture. Do take a few extra minutes to add a little garnish so they look as impressive as they taste. Great for low-carb diets.

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    Egg Salad with Capers and Olives

    Egg Salad In A Bowl
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    Use this flavorful egg salad as a topper for greens, in a sandwich, or modify for deviled eggs.

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    Deviled Eggs
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    This updated take on deviled eggs gets a bump in flavor from capers, mustard, and leftover cooked chicken. A variety of simple garnishes makes these eggstra-special.

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    Chicken Liver Pate Recipe

    For an inexpensive variation on foie gras, try chicken livers in this tasty pate. Plan ahead for overnight refrigeration to let flavors blend.

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    Egg, Nut and Mushroom Pate

    Egg, Nut and Mushroom Pate Recipe. © 2015 Tastyart Ltd Rob White/Getty Images, licensed to, Inc.

    Whip up this tasty vegetable nut pate in the food processor. Serve with your choice of crackers, melba toast, or toasted bread rounds. Fast and easy.

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    Scotch Eggs

    Village pub food. A blue dish with a fresh made scotch egg cut in to two and a pot of sauce.
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    Hard-boiled eggs are wrapped in sausage, breaded, and deep-fried. Served warm or at room temperature, these are great for breakfast or quartered as an appetizer.

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    Hindoo Eggs Recipe. © 2015 Cultura/Brett Stevens/Getty Images, licensed to, Inc.

    The eggs are served with a curried white sauce and served over hot rice or toast points. May be eaten for breakfast or as an entree.

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    Pickled Eggs

    Pickled eggs in screw-top jar
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    If you love pickled beets, you'll love pickled eggs. A popular deli item, it's easy to make these at home. They can be refrigerated up to two weeks if they last that long.

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    Bearnaise sauce
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    A gourmet take-off on Eggs Benedict, Brie cheese, and wine lend a decadent and elegant touch to tarragon sauce served over warm hard-boiled eggs and waffles. The sauce may be partially made in advance to save time. This is a perfect dish for such special occasions as Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and Father's Day, as well as brunches.

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    Hard-boiled brown eggs
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    This yummy beef and sausage roll is stuffed with hard-boiled eggs, prosciutto, provolone, and spinach. It is delicious hot, warm, or cold and makes great sandwiches.