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Blushing Eggs

Posted by Solitary Dancer on July 10, 2008

This sounds interesting and I hope you enjoy!

Blushing Eggs

Ingredients:

2 hard-boiled eggs
1 ounce cream cheese, softened
1 ounce canned tomato puree
3/4 teaspoon mayonnaise
1/4 butterhead lettuce, shredded ** See Note

Directions:

Cut eggs in half lengthwise and scoop out egg yolks and mash.

Combine egg yolks, cream cheese, tomato puree and mayonnaise in a bowl.

Beat well to give the cream cheese mixture a soft piping consistency; add more mayonnaise if needed. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Pipe mixture back into egg whites. Serve on a bed of lettuce.

**NOTE:  Don’t know what Butterhead Lettuce is?  I didn’t so here’s what I found:

Butterhead Lettuce

Definition: One of two varieties of head lettuce (the other being crisphead). Butterhead lettuces have small, round, loosely formed heads with soft, buttery-textured leaves ranging from pale green on the outer leaves to pale yellow-green on the inner leaves. The flavor is sweet and succulent. Because the leaves are quite tender, they require gentle washing and handling. Boston and Bibb (also called limestone) lettuce are the two most well known of the butterhead family. The smaller Bibb is highly prized by gourmets. Both Boston and Bibb lettuce are sometimes referred to simply as “butterhead” or “butter” lettuce.

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