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stuffed eggs on a board with bread, olives and pickles, diagonal lay out

Stuffed Eggs with Ham & Cheese

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Polish
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cooling time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 221kcal
Author: Edyta
Stuffed Eggs with Ham & Cheese, sprinkled with a dash of Spanish Smoked Paprika, are super meaty, cheesy, and satisfying. The subtle heat from the smoked paprika marries everything together to create a perfect egg bite. These are a MUST for your Easter table
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  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Gruyere Cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup Ham cut into very small cubes
  • 1 Dill Pickle small, cut up in small cubes
  • 1 tbsp Parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tbsp Mayonaise
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spanish Smoked Paprika


  • In a pot bring the water to boil. Add eggs and cook them for 10 minutes. remove from the pot and cool off in cold water for 10-12 minutes (depending on the size of the eggs).
  • Once the eggs are cooled off, cut them in a half, remove egg yolks and place them in a bowl;
  • Cut the ham into very small cubes, shred the cheese and add both to the bowl with the egg yolks; add chopped parsley, cut up pickle, mustard, mayo, and black pepper. Mix well.
  • Check for seasoning and adjust as needed.
  • Fill out the egg whites with a spoonful of egg yolk mixture; sprinkle with smoked paprika and some more parsley. Serve and enjoy.


*Before adding eggs to boiling water, make a hole with a needle or a little gadget like the one described in this post to avoid shell breaking.
**You can also add eggs to cold water, bring it to boil and cook them for 10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Eggs with Ham & Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 195mg65%
Sodium 386mg17%
Potassium 124mg4%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 475IU10%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 191mg19%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 221kcal | Protein: 14g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 195mg | Sodium: 386mg | Potassium: 124mg | Vitamin A: 475IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 1mg