Egg Salad - The Southern Lady Cooks

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 Simple Ingredients Needed:








Yellow mustard

Dijon mustard

Many people love sweet or dill relish in their egg salad and that is always delicious too, however this recipe is our favorite. I love to eat it on Ritz crackers, such a great combination. I usually double this recipe because it never last long.

I recently remade this to take photos to update this recipe. I bought a big loaf of French bread from the store and oh my.. it was so good!

“I have made egg salad all my life but decided to give this recipe a try, it’s my new favorite! It’s so creamy and even though I am not a celery fan it was a wonderful addition!” – Janice 

“We had a busy weekend planned, so I decided to make this and your ham salad recipe. Both were HUGE hits and such a time saver when we are busy. Thank you for sharing your delicious recipes!” – Kasey 

Full printable recipe in recipe card below.

Egg Salad - The Southern Lady Cooks

Egg Salad - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Egg Salad

The Southern Lady Cooks
This delicious egg salad is so easy to make and such a refreshing treat. Enjoy on Ritz crackers or make a sandwich.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course sandwich
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 4 servings


  • 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.
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