This easy egg salad recipe will help you solve your egg overload any time of the year. Using 3 ingredients you mix hard boiled eggs with mayo and our southwestern flavored dip-dressing mix, and voila! a yummy snack and easy lunch for the week.
Hard boiled eggs are a great source of protein. They can be used in salads, ate as a snack, or added into different meals. Egg salads are a quick and easy way to use any left-over hard-boiled eggs you may have. They are especially great around Easter when there seems to be an abundance of colorful hard boiled eggs on hand. They can also be made from any eggs you have from making deviled eggs during the holidays.
This easy egg salad recipe can be made in minutes using only a handful of ingredients. You can meal prep this recipe at the beginning of the week and create dishes including sandwiches or egg salad and crackers. This recipe is also easily adaptable if you wish to add any extra vegetables to it or customize it for your tastes.
How to Boil Eggs
The easiest way to boil eggs is to boil a pot of water over high heat. Then you need to reduce the heat to low. Add your eggs and cook 4 to 5 minutes. Drain the hot water and place the eggs in ice eater. This helps cool the eggs but also makes it easier to peel them.
You can also place water and the eggs in a pot. Make sure there is about an inch of water covering the eggs. Then boil the eggs for about 8-10 minutes. Drain and put them in ice water.
These two methods work well for boiling your eggs. If you have a preferred hard boiled egg cooking method feel free to use it when making this recipe.
How to Peel Hard Boiled Eggs
To peel the eggs, you will need take the eggs out of the cold water and crack the shell. You can crack the shell all around the egg by tapping it. Then you will need to gently peel the shell off. Some people like to roll the eggs and break the shell too. It is up to your which method works best for you.
How to Make Easy Egg Salad
Once you have the shell off the eggs you will want to slice/dice the egg into small bite sized pieces. Then add in ¼ cup of creamy mayonnaise and 1 tsp Chugwater Chili Dip-Dressing Mix. Stir it all together.
How to Serve Egg Salad
Now you are ready to serve this easy egg salad recipe. Some options of ways to serve it are.
- Make a sandwich using your favorite bread.
- Scoop it up with your favorite crackers.
- Add it on top of a bed of lettuce.
- Eat it alone
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