Egg salad is a summer classic and homemade is the best! Making your own egg salad is so easy! At its base it’s chopped hard boiled eggs and mayonnaise and you can add extra ingredients and flavours. I like to add finely chopped celery and onions, either green or red, along with chopped herbs like parsley. Dijon mustard is a must and then a touch of paprika in addition to salt and pepper and a splash of lemon juice for brightness. Egg salad is great as a side all by itself and it’s also good in sandwiches!
Egg Salad Sandwich
The best egg salad sandwiches that are so easy to make!
- 6 hard boiled eggs, peeled and coarsely chopped
- 1 stalk celery, finely diced
- 2 green onions, finely sliced
- 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- salt and pepper to taste
- 8 slices bread
- 4 leaves lettuce
- Mix the eggs, celery, onions and parsley and mix in the mixture of the mayo, mustard, lemon juice, paprika, salt and pepper.
- Assemble the sandwiches and enjoy
Option: Replace the green onion with red onion or sweet onion.
Option: Add chopped dill, or chives, or your favourite herbs to the egg salad.
Option: Add 1/2 cup diced grapes to the egg salad!
Option: Add you favourite sandwich fillers like sliced tomatoes, pickled red onions, cheese, etc.
Note: To boil eggs: Place the eggs in a large sauce pan, cover with water and bring to a boil, turn off the heat, cover and let sit for seven minutes before transferring the eggs to a large bowl filled with cold water and let cool.
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