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Healthier Deviled Eggs

Transform hard boiled eggs into a healthier deviled egg! Turmeric, cumin, and coriander add great flavor while healthy Greek yogurt adds smoothness and tang.

Growing up, I loved dyeing Easter eggs. Between my sister and I, we dipped and decorated at least a dozen eggs each. Luckily, my family liked eating hard boiled eggs, because as a child — I did not. As an adult, I enjoy the occasional hard boiled egg, but I don’t know what I would do with a whole batch of them.

Then, I had some really tasty deviled eggs while out with some friends in Brooklyn. They weren’t the traditional deviled eggs – they were made with some pickled shallots and didn’t seem very “mayonnaise-y”. This got me thinking — could I make a tastier, and healthier deviled egg?

The answer, of course, is yes. After a little experimentation, I landed on these spiced deviled eggs made healthier with greek yogurt. I love the combination of turmeric, coriander, and cumin — the flavors are both vibrant and warm. A dash of whole grain mustard gives these healthier deviled eggs their signature kick.

What is your favorite way to spice up deviled eggs? Let me know in the comments!

Healthier Deviled Eggs

Course: Appetizer
Type: Eggs
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 pieces
Calories: 50 kcal
Turmeric, cumin, and coriander add great flavor while Greek yogurt adds smoothness and tang to these healthier deviled eggs.

What You'll Need

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs peeled
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • Salt and pepper to taste

What to Do

  1. Cut each peeled egg in half lengthwise, then carefully remove the yolk with a spoon.
  2. In a bowl, combine the yolks with all remaining ingredients. Mash together and mix well with a fork until smooth. (If the mixture is not smooth, add a little more olive oil or Greek yogurt.)
  3. Spoon the mixture into a zip-top bag, then snip off one corner of the bag with scissors.
  4. Pipe the yolk mixture into the hollowed egg whites.
  5. Sprinkle each egg with some black pepper. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Eggs can be kept assembled in the fridge up to two days.


  1. Greek yogurt is a great alternative to mayo, isn’t it? I use turmeric a lot but would have never thought myself of adding it to deviled eggs. Great idea!

  2. This recipe is a keeper. I love deviled eggs but don’t usually indulge. With these healthier ingredients I can have a few extra on my plate. Yum!

  3. Deviled eggs are one of my favorite foods. I can eat them year around and not just for holidays or special occasions. I love your take on these and the turmeric sounds like a good healthy addition.

  4. That is an interesting twist. I am trying so hard to get my son to eat the yolk but he just doesn’t want to try it.

  5. Yum. I could eat deviled eggs all day long. I’ve never tried making them with greek yogurt before – great idea!

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