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

Martha's Favorite Egg Salad Sandwich

Rating: 3.5 stars 161
Martha's favorite egg salad sandwich is a healthy—and delicious— lunch choice.

Egg Salad Sandwich

Rating: 3 stars 68
A round loaf of bread instantly elevates this Egg Salad Sandwich, making it the perfect dish to serve at your next picnic

Open-Faced Egg Salad Sandwiches

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

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.

Alexis's Light Egg Salad Sandwich

Rating: 3.5 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.

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.

Breakfast Egg Salad

Rating: 3.5 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.

Southern Egg Salad

Rating: 3 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 Salad Pinwheels

Rating: 3 stars 11
Kids love bite-size party snacks, including these creamy Egg Salad Pinwheel sandwiches.

Egg-Salad Sandwiches

Rating: 3.5 stars 4
This updated egg salad uses fewer yolks, forgoes mayo, and takes on watercress and whole-grain bread for the sandwich.

Inspiration and Ideas

Egg White and Avocado Salad
Rating: Unrated 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.
Swiss Chard with Poached Egg Salad
Raw kale salads may be in the spotlight these days, but Swiss chard is the next star green. The earthy leaves can stand up to the pungent Caesar trinity: anchovies, garlic, and Parmesan. And, it's simply divine in our Swiss Chard with Poached Egg Salad. 
Alexis's Egg-Salad Sandwich

If you'd like, use a large, round whole-wheat loaf and cut into wedges for Alexis's Egg-Salad Sandwich. It's a delicious recipe for any time of day