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Avocado deviled eggs - Dr. Axe

Avocado Deviled Eggs Recipe — The Ideal Keto Snack

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  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


These avocado deviled eggs are vegetarian-friendly, dairy-free and fit in to Paleo and ketogenic diets. Try them today!


  • 46 eggs
  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika, optional*
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • drizzle of lime juice, optional*


  1. In a medium pot add eggs and cover with water until fully submerged.
  2. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat and cover for 12–13 minutes.
  3. Fill a large bowl with ice water and, using a slotted spoon, gently place eggs in the bowl, allowing eggs to chill for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove outer casing from eggs and slice in half lengthwise, removing the yolk.
  5. Add the yolk, along with the avocado and spices to a bowl, mixing together until well combined.
  6. Add the mixture to the egg halves.
  7. Top with cilantro.


  • Feel free to skip the paprika if you prefer.
  • Adjust the other spices as you see fit for desired taste.
  • Drizzle some lime juice if you want some extra zest or just eat as is.
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Boil, mix by hand
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 egg
  • Calories: 118
  • Sugar: 0.4g
  • Sodium: 143mg
  • Fat: 9.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7.1g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.5g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Protein: 6.3g
  • Cholesterol: 164mg