Recipe: Italian Stuffed Eggs

by | Dec 13, 2018

Italian Stuffed Eggs

Italian Stuffed Eggs

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Italian Stuffed Eggs

  • Serves 12
  • Total Time: 15 minutes


6 hard-boiled eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
3 grape tomatoes, sliced in quarters
12 black olives, sliced
1 tablespoon minced chives
1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil
1 tablespoon cheddar cheese


  • Cut eggs in half and remove yolks.
  • In a small bowl, mash yolks and mix with salt, ricotta cheese and sour cream. Divide mixture evenly among egg halves.
  • Top each egg with a tomato half and an olive slice.
  • Sprinkle chives, basil and cheese over eggs.