How Many Calories Are in a Deviled Egg?

Whether it's a backyard barbecue or a holiday buffet table, deviled eggs are likely to be appetizers at many functions you may attend year round. Deviled eggs are packed with protein and can be a healthier choice than some other party foods. But, making them yourself might be an even smarter choice.

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Deviled Egg Calories

Traditional deviled eggs are prepared by scooping out the yolk of a boiled egg, and combining it with mayonnaise and other ingredients, such as mustard and herbs, for flavor. While one large boiled egg contains 80 calories and 5 grams of fat, a typical deviled egg can contain more than double the calories per serving.

Cut the Fat, Cut the Calories

A variety of methods will cut the fat and calories in deviled eggs. Look for recipes where some or all of the mayonnaise is replaced by plain yogurt, low-fat sour cream or light cream cheese. Some of the egg yolk can even be removed and replaced with these ingredients.

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