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egg salad sandwich with lettuce on whole grain bread

Egg salad recipe

This classic egg salad recipe it a great option for a quick meal or snack. It is a base recipe, and it is very easy to modify for your specific preferences.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword egg salad, egg salad recipe
Prep Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 3 to 4
Calories 236 kcal
Author Marjorie @APinchOfHealthy


  • 6 eggs hardboiled, peeled and diced
  • 3 Tablespoons mayonaise
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 2 Tablespoons green onion diced, about 1 stalk
  • salt and pepper to taste - mine did not need much additional salt (what was already in the mayo was just about enough for meπŸ‘ŒπŸ»)
  • optional add ins: chopped fresh dill, diced roasted red pepper, paprika for garnish


  1. Add diced eggs and all other ingredients to a mixing bowl, and stir to combine.

  2. Salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Serve on a sandwich, in lettuce cups or crackers.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator. It was based on 4 servings.


Nutrition Facts
Egg salad recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 236 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 333mg111%
Sodium 315mg14%
Potassium 121mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 637IU13%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.