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Open "Face" Egg Salad Sandwiches

To make faces, use lettuce, olives, peas, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, pickles, celery, and grated carrot for facial features.

  • Yield: Makes 4
Open "Face" Egg Salad Sandwiches

Source: Kids Good Things 2006


  • 7 eggs
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and ground pepper
  • 1 slice ham


  1. In a medium saucepan, cover 7 eggs with water. Bring to a boil; cook, uncovered, 2 minutes. Cover and remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Place eggs in bowl under cold running water until cool. Peel eggs.

  2. Slice 2 eggs with an egg slicer or a knife. Set aside 8 of the slices for eyes. Place remaining pieces in a bowl; add unsliced eggs. Mash with a fork. Add mayonnaise, mustard, and salt and ground pepper; stir to combine.

  3. Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise over each of 4 slices of bread; cover with egg salad or 1 slice ham. Make faces, using egg slices, egg salad, and suggested toppings, as desired. Serve immediately.

Reviews (1)

  • lkd3383 28 Mar, 2012

    This is a really good, simple recipe. However, I would cut the amount of salt in half! Way too much salt for me but otherwise, delicious!

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