Hard-cooked (or hard-boiled) eggs are a convenient and affordable source of protein. With eggs on hand, you have the components of a satisfying breakfast, lunch, snack, appetizer, or dinner. Get cracking to try out our favorite recipes for deviled eggs, egg-salad sandwiches, hearty main-dish salads, and lots more dishes that use hard-cooked eggs.
Light mayonnaise lends creaminess to these deviled eggs, while Dijon mustard, white-wine vinegar, minced shallot, and a touch of hot sauce add zing. Sprinkle each egg with paprika for a traditional touch.
Turkey, bacon, hard-cooked eggs, chopped tomatoes, and crumbled blue cheese are the toppings for a classic Cobb salad. This hearty recipe is endlessly flexible -- use ham or grilled chicken in place of the turkey, feta in place of the blue cheese, and add any other toppings you like.
Arrange sliced hard-cooked eggs over ham and an easy mayonnaise-and-mustard egg salad to make this fun lunch. Use lettuce, olives, peas, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, pickles, celery, and grated carrot to form the smiling faces. Kids will love to help make -- and eat -- these cheerful sandwiches.
The favorite breakfast duo of bacon and eggs takes on a new form, arranging sliced hard-cooked eggs, crisp slices of bacon, and peppery watercress on a halved baguette. Enjoy this open-faced sandwich for brunch, lunch, or a casual dinner for one.
Mix mashed anchovies and minced garlic into softened butter to make a delicious spread for toasted baguette slices. Serve with hard-cooked eggs and radishes for an easy, French-inspired appetizer.