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

Martha's Favorite Egg Salad Sandwich

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

Open Face Sandwiches

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

Egg Salad Sandwich

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

Southern Egg Salad

Rating: 3.23 stars
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
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.

Open-Faced Egg Salad Sandwiches

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

Breakfast Egg Salad

Rating: 3.73 stars
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.

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

Eggs with Rice and Soy Dressing

Rating: 3.5 stars
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.

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.

Inspiration and Ideas

Egg-Salad Sandwiches

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

Alexis's Light Egg Salad Sandwich

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.

Chilled Pea Soup with Egg Salad Sandwiches

If you're not into egg salad sandwiches, try pairing this Chilled Pea Soup with chicken salad or grilled cheese sandwiches. During cooler months, you can make this soup with frozen peas.