Avocado Egg Salad

Put a little twist on your regular egg salad by adding in creamy avocado! It’s the addition you never knew you needed! So yummy.

This recipe is perfect for a quick lunch or picnic, served with crackers or as a sandwich/wrap. It goes great with some fruit salad, sliced veggies, and homemade lemonade!

Avocado egg salad in a white bowl next to bread slices

Avocados + Eggs = Delish!

I love avocados. I love eggs. So why not combine the two to make a tasty lunch idea?!

Avocado egg salad is a game changer. It’s healthy, filling, and incredibly tasty. There are so many ways to eat egg salad. Serve it over lettuce for a lighter fair or spread it on two thick slices of toasted bread for a more filling lunch or dinner idea.

Avocado egg salad is great for packing a lunch and having on a picnic or on a lunch break. It’s always a good time for avocado egg salad sandwiches. My kids love this recipe!! Definitely kid-approved.

Collage of cubed avocado and chopped hard-boiled egg on a cutting board

Making Tips

Avocado. Wondering the best way to cut an avocado? Cube it in a criss-cross patter (pictured above) and then spoon it out with a big spoon. Comes out perfectly cubed and ready to cook with.

NOTE: Make sure to cut avocado right before serving because it will brown if kept out too long.

Hard-boiled Eggs. Want perfect hard-boiled eggs that are easy to peel and have no gray rings? Here is our perfect hard-boiled egg recipe! Follow those tips to boil your eggs and then come back to this recipe to continue to make your egg salad.

All ingredients for avocado egg salad in a white bowl

Variations + Storing

There are many variations to egg salad. Try our classic egg salad recipe – always a hit! Avocado egg salad is a great variation that I hope you try. Feel free to add in different spices or ingredients to change up the flavors a bit.

Variation ideas:

  • Add in honey dijon mustard to make it a little sweet and spicy.
  • Add some hummus into your egg salad for a Mediterranean flare.
  • Bacon pieces and horseradish cream make a really tasty combination.
  • Seasoning: We love to use lemon pepper or garlic pepper to change it up.

Possibilities are almost endless!

Storing. Refrigerate your avocado and egg salad in airtight containers and keep it in the fridge for storage. It can last 3-5 days in the fridge. I like to make a big batch of egg salad and eat it for lunches during the week.

Egg and avocado salad in a white bowl

We hope you enjoy this simple recipe. We think it takes regular egg salad to a whole new level!

For more recipes with avocados, check out:

Avocado Egg Salad Recipe

5 from 9 votes
Put a little twist on your regular egg salad by adding in creamy avocado! It's the addition you never knew you needed! So yummy.
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 371 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 1 large avocado pitted and diced
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs chopped
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • lemon pepper


  • Add avocado, boiled eggs, mayo, lemon juice, cilantro, salt and lemon pepper to a bowl and stir to combine.
  • Serve with crackers or on sandwich.

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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  1. 5 stars
    Wow..this was so tasty!! I had never thought to combine the two, but what a great combination!! I needed a way to change things up & this was perfect! It’s easy & creamy & so good!

  2. 5 stars
    I love egg salad and when i added the avocado it SERIOUSLY took it to another level! Can YOu say AMAZING! Loved it!

  3. 5 stars
    I eat egg salad for lunch at least weekly. How have i never thought to add avocado? I also like the flavor suggestions you added to the recipe.