16 Excellent Ways to Make Egg Salad
Egg salad is a straightforward dish that can be whipped up with just a few ingredients. Simply boil some eggs, mix together a little mayo or other binding ingredient, and get to serving! Egg salad is versatile enough to be served in sandwiches, with crackers, or even stuffed into veggies like tomatoes and lettuce leaves. We've rounded up 15 egg salad recipes that are sure to satisfy, whether you want to keep things basic, or bump up the flavor with additions like tangy horseradish and fresh basil.
Jen's Heavenly Egg Salad
A classic recipe for egg salad, this dish includes both yellow and Dijon mustards for some tang, along with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice for brightness.
Green Egg Salad
Green eggs? They're not just reserved for Dr. Seuss fans! Avocado adds a rich texture and beautiful color to this recipe.
My Favorite No-Mayo Egg Salad
If you're not much of a mayonnaise fan, then this is the recipe for you. Plain yogurt and tahini create a creamy texture, while a sprinkling of za'atar adds a punch of flavor.
Polish Egg Salad
Japanese Egg Salad Sandwich (Tamago Sando)
Two things make this famous Japanese egg salad sando exceptional. For one, the soft, buttery, slightly sweet Japanese milk bread is perfection with egg salad. And also, the super-savory Kewpie-style mayonnaise really makes the salad amazing. Chef John will show you "how to make a version of a mayonnaise so incredible, it literally has a cult following."
Awesome Egg Salad with a Kick
Spicy horseradish and fresh red onion add zip to this egg salad. Serve on your favorite sandwich bread or with crackers.
Shrimp Egg Salad
Loaded Egg Salad
If you want to move beyond the basics, this Loaded Egg Salad is bursting with flavor. Crispy bacon, yellow onion, and Sriracha make it a stand-out recipe.
Indian-Inspired Egg Salad
Easy Egg Salad
Harissa Egg Salad
Deviled Egg Salad
Get the best of both worlds in this recipe that combines the flavor of deviled eggs with the ease of making egg salad.
Tomato Basil Egg Salad Sandwich
"Simple and delicious! I never would have thought to add basil to egg salad, but it really works," says Jillian. "This perfect with a side of fresh fruit for a filling and flavorful lunch."
Santa Fe Egg Salad
Salsa and cottage cheese are the only other ingredients you need for this simple egg salad recipe. Serve on a sandwich or as a dip with tortilla chips.
Simple Greek Yogurt Egg Salad
Greek yogurt not only make this egg salad extra creamy, it also packs in a punch of protein. Any tang from the yogurt is balanced out with a dash of brown sugar.