Simply Egg Salad

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A classic egg salad sandwich hits the spot on many occasions. You can serve it on your favourite sliced bread or buns, toasted or plain. It's always a sandwich to enjoy. Great for picnics, too!

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
3
Yield:
1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 tablespoons plain nonfat yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup diced celery

  • 1 green onion, chopped

Directions

  1. Place eggs in saucepan and fill with cold water to cover. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Cover, remove from heat and let stand for 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and run under cold water until chilled. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 7 days.

  2. Place peeled, hard cooked eggs in a bowl and using a fork or potato masher, mash eggs until finely chopped.

  3. Stir in yogurt, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper until smooth. Add celery and green onion (if using) and stir to combine.

  4. Spread over your favourite bread, stuff into pita halves or scoop some onto your favourite salad greens.

Variations:

Salmon Dill: Omit green onion. Add 1/4 cup smoked salmon (finely chopped), 1 tablespoon fresh dill (chopped) and 2 teaspoons capers (chopped).

Pickle Bacon: Omit celery. Add 1 small dill pickle (diced), 2 strips of bacon (cooked and chopped) and 1 teaspoon horseradish (or more if desired).

Chili Avocado: Omit celery and green onion. Add half of an avocado (diced), 1 tablespoon red onion (minced) and 1/2 teaspoon chili powder.

Tip:

Rethink your traditional egg salad sandwich and use the above recipes as dips with crackers or sliced pita bread!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
7g Fat
5g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 247mg 82%
Sodium 544mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 157mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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