Halloween eggs recipe

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  • Vegetarian
makes: 24
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 20 min
Cooking: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 62 kCal 3%
Fat 4.5g 6%
  -  Saturates 1.5g 8%
Carbohydrates 1g 3%
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  • These Halloween eggs are a great canapé that takes just 10 minutes to cook.

    One of our incredible Halloween food ideas, these eggs are a take on the deviled eggs. We’ve used blueberries to create the tie-dye effect. You could try another natural food colouring like beetroot, frozen red currants, or frozen strawberries for a pinkish effect. This recipe serves 24.

     

    Ingredients

    • 12 large, free-range eggs
    • 240g frozen blueberries
    • For the filling
    • 1 avocado
    • 1tsp lemon juice
    • black sesame seeds, for decoration
    • You will need
    • A piping bag fitted with a star nozzle

    Method

    • Place the eggs and blueberries in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil, then remove from the heat and cover for 10 minutes.

    • Remove the eggs one at a time and place on a sheet of kitchen towel. Lightly crack the shell all over but don’t peel the shell off. Place the eggs with cracked shells in a large bowl and cover with the blueberry cooking water. Chill in the fridge overnight.

    • The next day carefully remove the shells, cut each egg in half lengthways and scoop out the yolk. Blitz together the avocado, lemon juice, egg yolk and a pinch of salt so you have a smooth paste. Pipe the mixture into the hollowed out eggs and sprinkle a few black sesame seeds on each one to serve.

    Top tips for making Halloween eggs

    Do be careful when cracking the shells, if you whack them too hard they will break through and mark the whites below. A light tap all over against a work surface should suffice.

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