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Classic Egg Salad Recipe


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A classic egg salad recipe is a must for any recipe box. This egg salad makes amazing sandwiches and is perfect for spring picnics and Easter celebrations.

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WAYS TO EAT EGG SALAD

There is something delicious about egg salad sandwiches. It is fun to change up the kind of bread you use for your sandwiches.

I have even eaten my egg salad in a lettuce wrap before and it was delish! Crackers are also a fun way to eat egg salad.

Here are some different kinds of bread that taste great with egg salad:

  • Croissants
  • Whole Wheat Bread
  • Rye
  • Potato Bread
  • Crusty French Bread
  • Ciabatta
  • Traditional White Bread

INGREDIENTS FOR EGG SALAD

There are a few ingredients in this egg salad that takes the flavor up a notch.

  • Eggs
  • Mayonnaise
  • Pickle Juice
  • Yellow Mustard
  • Dry Mustard
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Onion Powder
  • Paprika
  • Bacon

egg salad in a white dish on a white placemat with eggs in a yellow basket in the background

HOW TO MAKE A CLASSIC EGG SALAD RECIPE

I love that this classic egg salad recipe can be made up ahead of time for holidays and special events. This is a very quick and easy recipe.

diced hard boiled eggs in a white bowl on a multi-colored linen next to a wooden spoon on a gray wood table

STEP ONE: DICE EGGS

Dice all the hard-boiled eggs and place them into a large bowl.

diced hard boiled eggs, mayonnaise, pickle juice, mustard, dry mustard, salt, pepper, onion powder and paprika in a white bowl on a multi-colored linen next to a wooden spoon on a gray wood table

STEP TWO: ADD INGREDIENTS

Now add the mayonnaise, pickle juice, mustard, dry mustard, salt, pepper, onion powder and paprika to the bowl.

Stir the ingredients so they are well-combined.

egg salad and a wooden spoon in a white bowl on a multi-colored linen on a gray wood table

STEP THREE: ADD BACON

Now add the chopped, cooked bacon to the bowl and gently fold it in.

Refrigerate the egg salad until ready to use.

egg salad, diced bacon and a wooden spoon in a white bowl on a multi-colored linen on a gray wood table

CLASSIC EGG SALAD RECIPE

You can print off the complete ingredients and instructions for this great lunch recipe via the recipe card below.

egg salad in a white dish on a white placemat with eggs in a yellow basket in the background

quick Classic Egg Salad Recipe

Classic Egg Salad Recipe

This classic egg salad recipe will wow you with flavor.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 286 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 eggs hard boiled and shelled
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon pickle juice
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 4 strips bacon cooked and chopped

Instructions
 

  • Dice the hard boiled eggs and place them in a large bowl.
  • Add the mayonnaise, pickle juice, mustard, dry mustard, salt, pepper, onion powder, and paprika. Stir to combine.
  • Fold in the chopped bacon.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 286kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 11gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 266mgSodium: 689mgPotassium: 135mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 418IUCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg
Keyword egg salad, eggs, lunch
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