Martha's Favorite Egg Salad Sandwich


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


  • 10 hard-boiled egg whites

  • 2 hard-boiled egg yolks

  • 2 to 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • ½ avocado, mashed, plus ½ avocado roughly chopped

  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

  • Boston lettuce, arugula, and tomato slices (optional)

  • 12 white sandwich bread, such as Pullman, sliced about ½-inch thick, toasted


  1. Using a pastry blender or fork, mash together egg whites and yolks in a large bowl; carefully fold in avocado. Stir in mayonnaise, mustard, and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper.

  2. Place 6 slices of bread on a work surface. Evenly divide egg salad among bread slices. Add lettuce greens or tomato, if desired. Top with remaining 6 slices bread. Serve.

    Martha's Favorite Egg Salad Sandwich
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