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These Instant Pot Deviled Eggs are quick and easy, with a creamy egg yolk filling and a hint of paprika on top. Perfect for all of your summer gatherings!

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Easy Instant Pot Deviled Eggs

When it comes to making deviled eggs, I keep my ingredients pretty classic, but I love adding little pickle juice to my the yolks for a pop of flavor! Using the Instant Pot makes the process even easier, as Instant Pot hard boiled eggs come out perfectly every time.

This recipe will give you the easiest eggs to peel, so you can enjoy them for the holidays, potlucks, parties and other gatherings.

I have tons of appetizer recipes, but deviled eggs are my favorite, and what I love most is they are inexpensive and made with ingredients I always have on hand.  I also love tuna deviled eggs and guacamole deviled eggs.

Deviled eggs topped with paprika on a platter

What You’ll Need

This easy deviled eggs recipe requires just a handful of ingredients.

  • Eggs
  • Water
  • Mayonnaise – Regular or low fat mayo works fine.
  • Milk – I used 2%.
  • Dill pickle juice – Optional but I love the flavor it adds to the filling.
  • Seasonings – All you need is salt, pepper, and paprika to season these Instant Pot deviled eggs.

How To Make Instant Pot Deviled Eggs

Using the Instant Pot to make deviled eggs is so easy. Here’s how.

  • Cook the eggs. Place the rack in the bottom of your instant pot, then add the water. Place the eggs on the rack. Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes, natural release for 5 minutes, then quick release. Quickly run the eggs under cold running water.
  • Peel the eggs. Peel the eggs, slice in half lengthwise, and place the yolks in a medium bowl.
  • Make the filling. Add the mayo, milk, pickle juice, salt, and pepper to the yolks. Mash with a fork to combine.
  • Assemble the eggs. Spoon the filling into each egg white, sprinkle with paprika and dill. Enjoy!

How Do You Boil Eggs So They Peel Easy

  • Use your Instant Pot! Eggs cooked in the Instant Pot practically pop right out of there shells! It’s a game changer! You can see my post on how to make PERFECT hard boiled eggs or soft boiled eggs in the Instant Pot.
  • Super fresh eggs are going to be hard to peel regardless of what you do, so it’s best NOT to hard boil eggs the same day they are purchased.  The best eggs for boiling are at least 10 days old.
  • For best results, peel your eggs right after they are cool enough to handle. Fully chilled eggs will not peel well. You can peel your eggs ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator.
Close up of deviled eggs on a platter

How Far Ahead Can I Make Deviled Eggs?

You can make deviled eggs as far as 2 days in advance, keeping the egg whites and the filling separate and refrigerated until the time comes to assemble.

Instant Pot deviled eggs on a platter

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Instant Pot Deviled Eggs

4.50 from 6 votes
These Instant Pot Deviled Eggs are quick and easy, with a creamy egg yolk filling and a hint of paprika on top. Perfect for all of your summer gatherings!
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
When it comes to making deviled eggs, I keep my ingredients pretty classic, but I love adding little pickle juice to my the yolks for a pop of flavor! Making hard boiled eggs in the Instant Pot will give you perfect, easier to peel eggs every time.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Serving Size: 2 deviled egg halves


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • rack that comes with the Instant Pot
  • 2 tablespoons mayonaisse
  • 1 tablespoon 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon dill pickle juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • fresh black pepper, to taste
  • paprika for sprinkling
  • fresh dill, for garnish


  • Place the rack in the bottom of the pot. Pour the water in the pot. Place the eggs on the rack.
  • High pressure on manual 5 minutes.
  • Natural release 5 minutes then use quick release, then quickly run the eggs under cold running water until cool enough to hold.
  • Peel the eggs and slice in half lengthwise. Remove yolks and transfer to a medium-sized bowl.
  • Add the mayo, milk, pickle juice, salt, pepper then use a fork to mash well.
  • Spoon filling into each egg white. Sprinkle with paprika, dill and serve.

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Serving: 2 deviled egg halves, Calories: 104 kcal, Carbohydrates: 0.5 g, Protein: 6.5 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 187.5 mg, Sodium: 119 mg, Sugar: 1 g


Photo credit: Jess Larson

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22 comments on “Instant Pot Deviled Eggs”

  1. I use pickle relish and mustard to add a bit of crunch and flavor. My co-workers always request my deviled eggs when we’re doing potluck. Instant pot is the BEST for hard-boiled eggs!

    1. Me too!!! Pickle relish and dry mustard. Everyone always asks me to make them. I garnish with paprika, chives and a little shark fin of bacon. I also instapot 5 minutes at low pressure, manually release and chill in cold ice water for 5 minutes and peel right away. I have no problem with fresh eggs this way and I do double racks 14 at a time.

  2. First time doing hardboiled eggs in my instant pot – and this recipe did not disappoint! So good! When I put into my WW calculator, I get 0 blue for 1 serving, and becomes 1 point at 2 servings. Even better!

  3. The eggs cooked perfectly in the instant pot, but I found the filling a little salty. Next time I’ll add the pickle juice first and then salt to taste. I did like the pickle flavour, and they are easy to make!

  4. These look delicious! I am going to make these for our potluck this weekend. What tip did you use to pipe the filling into the eggs? 

  5. What is 5-5-5 
    5 high pressure 
    5 quick release 
    5 ? 
    Thank you , I have just purchased an instant pot , I’m a bit afraid of it lol 
    Again I have been using mainly your recipes for 1 year now & we just love every recipe that we have tried ! I’m down 30 lbs to date 

    1. I use the 6-6-6 method, which is 6 minutes pressure cook
      6 minutes natural release and then 6 minutes Ice bath. Then you crack and roll a little bit on its side and they peel amazingly!????

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    Anne Slavicek

    I always thought what made the eggs “deviled” was mustard. My family uses dry mustard mixxed in with the mayonaise, salt and pepper.

  7. Just an FYI…”Egg Land’s Best” eggs peel easy no matter how fresh! Probably only available in parts of California but my friend’s family owned the company…they feed those chickens different food! And who would have thought that you could pressure cook eggs? I’ve got to try it!

  8. I read somewhere that if you turn the carton of eggs on its side for 24 hours before cooking, the yolks will stay centered when you cook them! Can’t wait to try this! Thank you for your awesome recipes.

  9. I’m guessing that doubling the recipe (12 eggs) would still only need a cup of water and the 5-5-5 timing?

  10. I am the official Deviled Egg Maker, for holidays. I’ve been using the instant pot for eggs for 2 years now and can promise I would’ve bought one years earlier had I know how easy the eggs peel. It’s Amazing!!
    I always use the 5-5-5 method, it works perfect!.

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        Diana K White

        How do you know if the yolks are fully cooked? I did 555 but my second batch the yolks were more yellow and mushy like, rather than pastel yellow and kind of powdery. Are they not good to eat? Undercooked?