10 Unique Egg Salad Recipes


Egg salad is one of those things that people either seem to love or hate. It is nostalgic for some, and for others, it brings wrinkled noses. There are a great number of egg salad variations though, and it’s likely there’s one below that can turn a hater into a lover.

Think of your egg salad as a blank canvas, then add to it your favorite herbs or spices. You can even add chopped meat or vegetables for extra texture and flavor. As you’ll see from the egg salad recipes below, the sky is the limit!

  1. Nicoise Egg Salad
    This isn’t your mother’s egg salad! With olives and tuna, this egg salad recipe is packed with flavor.
  2. Chunky Egg Salad
    If you like your sandwiches substantial, then this could be the recipe for you. Large chunks of egg with mustard and dill.
  3. Cucumber-Basil Egg Salad
    Crunchy diced cucumber and freshly chopped basil elevate the typical egg salad to something extraordinary.
  4. Curried Egg Salad
    Kick up the flavor with curry. Add curry powder, cumin and bits of chopped apple for a n Indian inspired egg salad.
  5. Southern Egg Salad
    It’s simple and delicious. This recipe uses yellow mustard and relish.
  6. Avocado Egg Salad
    If you’re not a fan of mayonaise, then you might like that it’s replaced with creamy avocado in this recipe. Also includes a good dose of paprika.
  7. Tarragon Egg Salad
    Packed with flavor, this recipe combines fresh tarragon, bell pepper and fennel to your ordinary egg salad.
  8. Pesto Egg Salad
    Adding the flavor of pesto, this egg salad features fresh basil and minced garlic. Creamy and full of vibrant flavors.
  9. Creamy Egg Salad with Capers
    Capers give this egg salad a tangy, saltiness that contrasts the creamy mayonnaise.
  10. Jalapeno Egg Salad
    For those who like their food spicy, this salad blends jalapenos with cilantro and cumin for a Texas-sized kick!

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