Hard-Boiled Eggs Loaded With Tuna

Very simple and quick recipe to make, from the ingredients that you’ll always find in your pantry. Eggs, tuna, pickles and mayonnaise. Perfect appetizer for any event or pre-dinner snack.

Hard-Boiled Eggs Loaded With Tuna

To make the filling more smooth and fluffy I use not just egg yolks, but I also add one egg white.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 7 hard boiled eggs
  • 1 can (180 g) tuna in its own juice
  • 1-3 medium pickles
  • 4-5 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • fresh herbs


  • Place raw eggs in a saucepan and cover with at least 2-3 inches of cold water. Place the saucepan over high heat until it reaches a boil. Boil for 10 minutes on medium heat. Remove from hot water and transfer them into ice cold water for 5-10 minutes.
  • Grate 2 pickles, using a microplane cheese grater. Cut one pickle into thin slices.
  • Carefully peel the eggs and cut them in half lengthwise. Remove yolk from 6 eggs.
  • Mash 6 egg yolks and one whole egg with fork until crumbly.
  • Drain and mash the tuna, combine with mashed eggs. Add shredded pickles, mayonnaise, salt and pepper and mix until incorporated.
  • Spoon the mixture into the egg whites. Garnish with paprika, fresh herbs and sliced pickle.
  • If there is some extra filling left, serve it on the fresh bread or crackers.
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