YUMMY EGG SALAD

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Yummy Egg Salad

We love egg salad.  It is so easy to make and so good for sandwiches or to serve on a bed of lettuce with crackers.  Egg salad makes for a quick sandwich anytime hunger strikes. I love having it in the fridge because I love it with crackers for a snack during the day.  Take it to any gathering as a spread and it won’t last long.  My family loves this recipe and I make it often.  I always have eggs on hand and this is my handy go to recipe when I need something in a hurry. It keeps well in the refrigerator and you can double or even triple the recipe for a crowd.

Egg salad is wonderful for any gathering.

6 eggs, boiled, peeled and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon yellow mustard
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
In a bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well.  Serve over lettuce leaves or on your favorite sandwich bread.  Makes about 4 sandwiches.  Enjoy!
Yummy Egg Salad
 
 
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Egg Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

This delicious egg salad is so easy to make and such a refreshing treat. Enjoy on Ritz crackers or make a sandwich.

Course: sandwich
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: egg salad
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients
  • 6 eggs boiled, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Serve over lettuce leaves or on your favorite sandwich bread. Makes about 4 sandwiches.

 
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10 Comments

  1. We always add green olives to ours and it is delicious!

  2. Paula Dewitt says:

    If I can add a little twist to a perfect food, add curry powder for a new flavor profile to egg salad. It is fantastic!

  3. debra mendoza says:

    my grandmother did hers like this too my hubby loves it

  4. I like to add some sweet pickle relish to the mix. I(f you don’ t
    ,,,,,like onion chunks, or want to pipe it into eggs for devilled eggs, just cut an onion and scrape the cut end making juice.

  5. Perfection with cream of tomato soup — family favorite combination. 🙂 You might want to try it a bit lighter for a sandwich: slice eggs, spread one slice of bread with reduced fat may, the other with mustard, add a nice crunchy lettuce leaf. Also great with toast. Enjoy!

  6. Your egg salad looks and sounds yummy indeed! I always make egg salad too but only with Japanese mayo and pepper (a little lemon/lime juice sometimes). I shall try your recipe the next time! 😉

  7. oooh, that sandwich looks so delish~! am definitely making egg salad this week… can’t resist it. Besides, the hubby needs a break from pimiento cheese~!

  8. I love egg salad, too, Judy—especially for a quick summer lunch. But I’m like Balisha—I love it so much that a lot of it never makes it to a sandwich. 🙂

  9. This wouldn’t serve 4 at my house. You’d have to count me twice…because I’d eat spoonfuls out of the fridg whenever I passed. Balisha

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