Discover our top 15 amazingly delicious egg salad recipes that are not just healthy, but truly scrumptious. Whether for a light lunch, hearty dinner, or a midday snack, these recipes are perfect additions to your dining table. From creamy classic egg salads to zesty variants with an exotic twist, we have it all covered. Read on to explore these delightful dishes that are easy to create and wonderful to devour.
Classic Egg Salad
No list of egg salad recipes would be complete without the classic version. Made from hard boiled eggs, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and a dash of salt and pepper, this recipe is simple yet scrumptious. To add a bit of crunch, you can throw in some diced celery or onions. Enjoy it as a sandwich spread or a standalone dish, either way, it's always delightful.
Avocado Egg Salad
If you love avocados, you'll adore this healthy, creamy egg salad recipe. This version ditches mayonnaise for ripe avocados creating a creamy, flavorful alternative. The addition of lime juice enhances the flavor while preventing the avocado from browning. A sprinkle of cilantro adds another layer of taste making it a delicious and nutritious treat.
Sriracha Egg Salad
Add some spicy zing to your regular egg salad with a splash of Sriracha. The egg's creaminess is beautifully complemented by Sriracha's hot and tangy flavor. To balance the heat, you can add a bit of honey or mayonnaise. You can adjust the quantity of Sriracha according to your taste.
Curried Egg Salad
Give your egg salad an international twist with this spiced up curry version. Using yellow curry powder, Mayonnaise, and a blend of spices like turmeric, cumin, and coriander, this recipe promises a flavourful punch. You can also add diced apples or celery for that extra bite. This salad pairs perfectly with a piece of naan or atop delectable rye bread.
Greek Yogurt Egg Salad
For a healthier take on the traditional egg salad recipe, swap out the mayonnaise for Greek yogurt. Not only is it as creamy and tangy, but it's also packed with more protein. To add texture, feel free to add cucumbers, dill, or a squeeze of lemon juice. This salad is perfect for those looking for a healthy and light lunch option.
Smoky Bacon Egg Salad
Elevate your egg salad game with some crispy bacon. The smoky flavor from the bacon pairs perfectly with the creaminess of egg salad creating a delightful combination. To add extra savoriness, we recommend adding a dollop of Dijon mustard. Enjoy it on a sandwich or as a topping on toast.
Pesto Egg Salad
Add an Italian twist to your egg salad with some homemade or store-bought pesto. The fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese and extra virgin olive oil in the pesto bring a brightness to this salad. It's savory, it's tangy, it's creamy - it's everything you'd want in a salad!
Tuna and Egg Salad
Combine the lean protein of tuna with the creamy goodness of eggs in this hearty salad. Add some crunchy celery, a handful of chopped pickles and a dollop of mayonnaise to tie it all together. This Salad is filling enough to be a standalone meal.
Japanese-style Egg Salad
This egg salad recipe gets its unique taste from Kewpie mayonnaise, a Japanese version of mayo that's creamier and tangier than its American counterpart. Traditional accompaniments include sliced cucumbers and cherry tomatoes. Serve it on fluffy white bread for an authentic experience.
Vegan Egg Salad
This salad replaces eggs with tofu, giving it a similar texture and an increased protein content. Combining tofu, vegan mayo, and a little bit of turmeric for color, this salad will satisfy even the non-vegans.
Cottage Cheese Egg Salad
Combine hard-boiled eggs, cottage cheese and a variety of veggies for a flavorful salad that’s low in calories and high in protein. It's a great salad for those looking to eat healthier without sacrificing taste.
Deviled Egg Salad
This salad has all the flavors you love from deviled eggs but in a scoopable salad form. It's creamy, it's tangy, and it's perfect for a picnic or potluck.
Dill Pickle Egg Salad
If you're a pickle lover, then this salad is for you. Adding diced pickles and a splash of pickle juice to your salad takes the flavor to another level. It's tangy, it's refreshing, and it's definitely delicious!
Loaded Egg Salad
This is your traditional egg salad recipe taken to the next level. Think of it as a cross between a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich and a loaded baked potato, but in a salad form. It's packed with delicious ingredients like bacon, cheese, chives and sour cream.
Mediterranean Egg Salad
This salad trades in the heavy mayo for a base of Greek yogurt and lemon juice, and trades in the usual celery for some sliced Kalamata olives. This version is lighter and brighter with plenty of robust flavor, perfect for those watching their calorie intake.