Quick and Easy Egg Salad Sandwich

Here’s how to make a classic egg salad sandwich! All you need are chopped hard boiled eggs, green onion, celery, mayonnaise and a dash of curry powder. Serve on toasted bread for lunch.

An egg salad sandwich?is?one of the easiest sandwiches in the world to make, especially if you have?hard boiled eggs?already made. It?s also a great way to use up leftover eggs after Easter.

HOW TO MAKE AN EGG SALAD SANDWICH

How do you make an egg salad sandwich? Just chop up some hard boiled eggs, add little chopped celery for crunch, some green onions or chives for the green factor, a dash of salt and pepper for seasoning, and a spoonful?of mayonnaise to bind everything together. Easy!

EGG SALAD SANDWICH TIPS:

  • Add a dash of curry powder.?There is one more ingredient that will give your simple egg salad a special zing, and that is a dash of yellow curry powder. Not only will the curry powder?give your egg salad sandwich a gentle spicy lift and it will give it a bit more color as well.
  • To mayo or not to mayo??You can substitute the mayonnaise in an egg salad sandwich with some ripe avocado; if you do that you?ll need to add some vinegar or lemon juice for an acidic component, and add more salt than you would expect. Personally I prefer my egg salad sandwich with a hefty amount of mayonnaise. That said,?the?amount of mayonnaise?is completely a matter of taste.

MORE ADD-INS FOR THE BEST EGG SALAD

Since we first posted this recipe, so many of you have chimed in with your favorite versions of egg salad. Here are a few great ideas for add-ins:

  • Chopped bell pepper
  • Pickles or pickle relish
  • Smoked paprika
  • Chopped green or kalamata olives
  • Horseradish
  • Capers
  • Chopped cooked bacon

HOW TO AVOID A SOGGY SANDWICH

The best way to avoid a soggy egg salad sandwich? Make your sandwich by laying a piece of lettuce over the toast, adding the egg salad, layering another piece of lettuce, and topping with the bread. The lettuce helps keep the bread from absorbing liquid from the egg salad.

The egg salad filling can also be prepared up to a day ahead and kept refrigerated.?Wait to assemble your sandwich until just before eating.

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