To make egg salad, hard boil and chop some eggs and mix them with mayonnaise, crisp vegetables, salt and pepper. Cooks can also add some Dijon mustard to give their egg salad extra flavor.
Egg salad is a classic dish that works well in sandwiches. Although there are many variations of the recipe, the basics are easy to master. Cooks can easily alter the recipe based on their personal tastes or experiment with different ingredients. To make egg salad from scratch, use the following steps.
Prep time: 10 min.
Cook time: None
Ready in: 10 min.
- 5 to 6 hard-boiled eggs
- 1/4 to 1/3 cup mayonnaise
- 1/3 cup celery
- 1/4 cup green onions
- 1 to 4 tsp. Dijon mustard (optional)
- 1 tsp. lemon juice (optional)
- 1 pinch salt and pepper
- Prepare the eggs
- Prepare the vegetables
- Blend the ingredients
Peel the shells off of the eggs. Chop them into fine pieces.
Chop the celery and green onions into small pieces.
Mix all of the ingredients together in a small bowl. This recipe makes enough egg salad to fill two to three sandwiches.
Egg salad is easy to alter. Some ingredients to experiment with include herbs such as dill and parsley, curry powder, paprika, bacon, sunflower seeds, apples, avocado, jalapeno and pickles.