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Whether you are serving these yummy sandwiches for lunch, at a picnic, wedding, or baby showers, or for a light dinner, they will be a hit! This creamy egg salad is made with just a few ingredients and is a recipe anyone can make.
For light, delicious salads that you can serve so many ways, this recipe along with my Best Tuna Salad, Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad, or Southern Ham Salad are sure-fire winners.
My Mom’s egg salad is one of the things you can find in my fridge almost every week. For my family, it’s breakfast food, snack, lunch, or even dinner. She made it with 5 simple ingredients, and I do the same, proving that simple things in life often bring the most joy.
At my house, Egg Salad Sandwiches tend to be on the menu every Saturday at lunchtime. Since I can make them in just minutes, with ingredients I always have on hand, serving these sandwiches has turned into a family tradition of sorts.
But let me tell you, I don’t just use this tasty egg salad just for sandwiches. I serve it on lettuce beds, with crackers, and even as a dip with celery and carrot sticks.
Ingredients Needed to Make Egg Salad Sandwiches
- Mayonnaise – not salad dressing
- Kosher Salt – not iodized/table salt
- Fresh Cracked Pepper
- Dry Mustard
- Bread – I like to use Croissants, but any bread that you like will work.
Tools For Making This Recipe Easy
One of my handy, dandy cooking tricks is to use a pastry cutter when you are chopping up the eggs. It’s so easy and cuts them up into just the right size for great consistency.
How To Boil Eggs
My method for making boiled eggs works perfectly every time.
- Add eggs to a pot and cover with cold water. Bring the water up to a boil.
- Turn off the heat and cover the pot with a lid. Let the eggs sit for 12 minutes.
- Drain eggs and put in cold water with ice for 5 minutes. Drain and peel.
How To Make Egg Salad
After boiling and peeling the eggs, there are just a few simple steps to making the egg salad.
Chop the eggs, add in the mayonnaise, salt, pepper, and mustard, then stir until light and fluffy. That’s it! I do like my egg salad a little peppery, so please feel free to adjust the seasoning to suit your own taste.
How Long Does Egg Salad Last?
If you are lucky enough to have leftovers, you can keep the egg salad in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3-4 days.
Ideas For Serving
My go-to for egg salad is always as a sandwich, but there are lots of other ways to serve it.
- I like to toast English Muffin with a bit of butter and pile on Egg Salad as an open face sandwich.
- It’s great to serve on thick slices of hearty grain bread with bacon or sliced ham.
- Served a lunch salad along with a scoop of tuna salad and fruit salad.
- With your favorite cracker and a bowl of soup for a light dinner.
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- 4 boiled eggs – cooled and peeled
- ¼ cup good mayonnaise
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
- ¼ teaspoon dry mustard
- Place cooked, cooled and peeled eggs in a bowl and chop.
- Add mayonnaise, salt, pepper and mustard. Mix well
- Spoon egg salad onto bread – do not skimp on the amount. Enjoy!
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Yum! This looks so tasty! Egg Salad has always been a favorite of mine. I’ll definitely be making this soon!
Hey there Melissa!
Thank you so much for your interest in this recipe, if you’re an Egg Salad lover than this is definitely the recipe for you! Please let me know if you have any questions about the recipe, I’d be more than happy to help. I really hope you enjoy, let me know how everything turns out!
it is soo brilliant and that sandwich i so in love with this idea
Hey there Carol!
Thank you so much! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed this recipe, it’s a great as a sandwich and there are so many other delicious ways to serve this dish. I really appreciate your kind words of support, let me know if you ever have any questions!
easy and tasty recipe in love with this already
and i love those serving ideas more than cooking as they are soo good combinations
Hey there Jenny!
Thank you so much for your interest in this recipe and for your kind words of support! I am so glad to hear that you found these serving ideas useful, there are so many great ways to enjoy this Egg Salad. I really appreciate your support, if you ever have any questions about a recipe please don’t hesitate to reach out!
Niamul Islam Anan
This recipe looks pretty delicious. Thanks for sharing with us in a detailed way!
Hey there Niamul!
Thank you so much for your kind words and for your interest in this recipe! These Egg Salad Sandwiches are a nostalgic recipe from my childhood, so it truly warms my heart to see such interest in the recipe, I really hope you enjoy it! If you have any questions about this these sandwiches or any other recipe, please don’t hesitate to ask, I’d be happy to help. I hope you have a wonderful weekend!
Egg salad also good as a condiment on hotdogs!
I have never heard of this but, I’m going to try it. This is brilliant!
Have you made egg salad with plain Greek yogurt? Thanks!
Hey there Edith!
Personally, I have never tried making egg salad with Greek Yogurt, but I don’t see why it wouldn’t work. The textures of mayonnaise and Greek yogurt are similar enough that I think it would substitute well, though the flavor will definitely be a little different. Let me know how it turns out if you give it a try, I hope you enjoy this recipe!