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Egg Salad Recipe

Lil' Luna
Egg salad is classic, simple, and only requires a handful of ingredients! Serve it as a side, or make it into an egg salad sandwich. Either way, it's perfect for feeding a crowd!
5 from 11 votes
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 229 kcal


  • 6 eggs room temperature
  • water
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Carefully place eggs in a pot of cold water and cover completely by 1 inch or so. Add a pinch of salt and a tsp. of vegetable oil (this will make them easier to peel).
  • Bring water to a boil on medium heat. Once it has reached a boil, cover and remove from heat. Let sit off heat for 10-12 minutes.
  • Dump hot water from pot, fill with cold water, and let cool for an additional few minutes.
  • Shell your eggs and place in a bowl. Chop up with a fork and mix in mayo. Add salt and pepper. Serve warm, or place in fridge to serve cold.


Calories: 229kcalProtein: 8gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 253mgSodium: 212mgPotassium: 91mgVitamin A: 355IUCalcium: 37mgIron: 1.2mg
Keyword Egg Salad
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