Super Bowl Recipes: Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs From Village Tavern

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Pimento Deviled Eggs
With the big game day quickly arriving, let’s do some fun recipes here and there to get you going on what to serve those hungry guests of yours. Deviled eggs are always a big hit and here’s a spin on them from Village Tavern.

PIMIENTO CHEESE DEVILED EGGS

INGREDIENTS
3 EACH Sugared Bacon (recipe follows)
6 EACH Egg White Halves
¾ CUP Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs, Prepped

PROCEDURE
1. Criss-cross sugared bacon on a serving plate forming an asterisk.
2. Place each egg white half in between each opening of the asterisk,
3. Pipe the mixture into the egg whites. Fill it high and big.

SUGARED BACON
Yield: Approximately 2 CUPS

INGREDIENTS
9 EACH Bacon, sliced, Applewood-smoked
¾ CUP Light Brown Sugar

PROCEDURE
1. Place brown sugar in a mixing bowl. Coat each sliced with bacon with sugar.
2. Lay bacon slices on a rack on top of a sheet tray lined with rack.
3. Bake until bacon is crisp and sugar is bubbly, 15-17 minutes.
4. Watch closely as sugar burns quickly.
5. Cool on a sheet tray lined with foil.
6. Store at room temperature.

PIMIENTO CHEESE DEVILED EGGS
Yield: Approximately 2 CUPS

INGREDIENTS
9 EACH Egg, hard boiled
6 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
½ teaspoon Champagne Vinegar
1 ½ teaspoon Dijon Mustard
½ teaspoon Dry Mustard
¼ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
1/8 teaspoon Kosher Salt
½ teaspoon Sugar, granulated
1/8 teaspoon White Pepper, ground
1 CUP Pimiento Cheese, Prepped

PROCEDURE
1. Halve the eggs. Scoop the yolks (using a teaspoon) into a small mixing bowl. Cut a thin slice from the underside of the each white so it will lay flat on the sheet tray.
2. Add the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, Dijon Mustard and dry mustard and cayenne to the yolks in the bowl and place the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth.
3. Season with Kosher salt and white pepper. Process until smooth.
4. Transfer to a mixing bowl and using a whisk, incorporate 1 CUP OF PIMIENTO CHEESE. Mix until well combined.
5. Place egg yolk mixture in a pastry bag with a plain tip (Ateco 806 1/2″ Plain #6 Pastry Tube). Store, label, rotate and refrigerate.

PIMIENTO CHEESE
Yield: Approximately 2 CUPS

INGREDIENTS
3 CUPS Kerrygold Dubliner Cheese, grated
½ CUP Mayonnaise
1/3 CUP Pimientos, diced 1/8”,
DRAINED WELL

PROCEDURE
1. Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl and blend well.
2. Store, label, rotate and refrigerate.