Classic Polish Stuffed Eggs - Jajka Faszerowane


Discover the delight of Polish cuisine with Jajka Faszerowane, a classic dish that transforms simple hard-boiled eggs into a festive and flavorful treat. These stuffed eggs are a staple at Polish gatherings, featuring creamy, tangy fillings and garnished with vibrant toppings. Whether served at a family brunch or as a part of a holiday feast, these eggs promise to impress every palate.

Classic Polish Stuffed Eggs - Jajka Faszerowane

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving size: 3 stuffed egg halves per person

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 150
  • Protein: 9g
  • Fat: 11g (of which Saturated: 3g)
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sodium: 120mg


  • Hard-boiled eggs - 6 large (approximately 300g)
  • Mayonnaise - 30g (2 tablespoons)
  • Mustard - 5g (1 teaspoon)
  • Fresh dill - 3g (chopped finely)
  • Chives - 2g (chopped finely)
  • Salt - 2g (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Ground black pepper - 1g (1/4 teaspoon)
  • Paprika - for garnish
  • Optional toppings: capers, diced pickles, or minced red onion

Method of Preparation

  1. Place eggs in a saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Once boiling, turn off the heat and let sit for 12 minutes. Then, transfer eggs to an ice bath to cool.
  2. Once cooled, peel the eggs and slice them in half lengthwise. Carefully remove the yolks and place them in a mixing bowl.
  3. Mash the yolks with a fork. Add mayonnaise, mustard, dill, chives, salt, and pepper. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  4. Spoon or pipe the yolk mixture back into the egg white halves. Smooth the surface.
  5. Sprinkle with paprika and optional toppings such as capers, diced pickles, or minced red onion. Serve chilled.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Smooth Filling: For an extra smooth filling, use a food processor to blend the yolk mixture.
  • Creative Toppings: Experiment with different toppings like smoked salmon, bacon bits, or a dash of horseradish for a unique twist.
  • Make Ahead: These can be made a day ahead and refrigerated, covered, until ready to serve.


Q1: How long can I store stuffed eggs in the refrigerator?

• A1: Stuffed eggs can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days, covered.

Q2: Can I make a lighter version of this recipe?

• A2: Absolutely! Substitute Greek yogurt for mayonnaise to reduce calories and increase protein.

Q3: Are these eggs suitable for vegetarians?

• A3: Yes, they are suitable for vegetarians who consume eggs and dairy products.

Indulge in the creamy, comforting flavors of these Classic Polish Stuffed Eggs - Jajka Faszerowane. Whether you're looking to add a touch of elegance to your meal or seeking a delicious appetizer, these eggs are a versatile choice that won't disappoint. Smacznego – enjoy your meal!