Egg Salad Recipes

Here you will find the best and creamiest egg salads for your sandwich, picnic or side dish as well as delicious leafy salads featuring the incredible egg!

Staff Picks

Classic Egg Salad

Rating: 3.22 stars 315
Other mix-ins include sliced black olives, chopped fresh parsley, chopped fresh chives, walnut pieces, chopped dill pickles, and capers.

Open Face Sandwiches

Rating: 4.75 stars 4
Eggs are tasty and healthy but they can be fun too! Make these Open Face Sandwiches for a nutritious and delicious meal.

Egg Salad Sandwich with Avocado

Rating: 3.06 stars 36
This lightened-up egg salad skips the yolks in favor of heart-healthy avocado and uses very little dressing.

Martha's Favorite Egg Salad Sandwich

Rating: 3.45 stars 161
Martha's favorite egg salad sandwich is a healthy—and delicious— lunch choice.

Egg Salad Sandwich

Rating: 3.13 stars 68
A round loaf of bread instantly elevates this Egg Salad Sandwich, making it the perfect dish to serve at your next picnic

Eggs with Rice and Soy Dressing

Rating: 3.5 stars 4
In the time it takes to make rice, you can have this simple-yet-delicious Eggs with Rice and Soy Dressing that's an ideal breakfast or light lunch.

Southern Egg Salad

Rating: 3.23 stars 26
Old Bay Seasoning, a mix of more than 12 herbs and spices, is key to the distinctiveness of this Southern egg salad.

Egg White and Avocado Salad

Rating: 3.06 stars 34
Use this Egg White and Avocado Salad to make a delicious better-for-you version of egg salad. It makes for a tasty addition to any picnic or lunchtime spread.

Breakfast Egg Salad

Rating: 3.73 stars 11
Hard-boiled eggs get tossed with diced avocado and a flavorful vinaigrette in this egg salad perfect for breakfast that pairs well with smoked salmon and whole-grain bread.

Open-Faced Egg Salad Sandwiches

These classic Open-Faced Egg Salad Sandwiches are a filling and economical lunch.

Three-Pepper Egg Salad

Two pantry superstars—pepperoncini and Peppadews—give this Three-Pepper Egg Salad salad a satisfying tang, while chopped bell pepper adds just the right amount of crunch.

Alexis's Light Egg Salad Sandwich

Rating: 3.53 stars 34
For a lighter version than the original, Alexis's Light Egg Salad Sandwich uses more whites than yolks and a dash of Madras curry to boost the flavor.

Inspiration and Ideas

Egg Salad Pinwheels
Rating: Unrated 11
Kids love bite-size party snacks, including these creamy Egg Salad Pinwheel sandwiches.
Steak-and-Egg Salad
Rating: Unrated 9
Thinly sliced skirt steak, hard-boiled eggs, and romaine lettuce make up this simple main-course salad. Also try it with seared mahimahi fillets instead of the beef.
Egg-Salad Sandwiches
Rating: 3.5 stars

This updated egg salad uses fewer yolks, forgoes mayo, and takes on watercress and whole-grain bread for the sandwich.