Chasing Extra Protein? 10 Egg Salad Recipes to Try ASAP

By Alissa Harb on January 29, 2016

Whether slathered generously on a stack of crackers, scooped high atop a bed of fresh greens, or sandwiched between two halves of a crusty baguette, you can count us as firmly “in favor” of egg salad.


Avocado Egg Salad Wrap

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The addition of avocado and a hint of curry powder or fenugreek add depth to an otherwise traditionally cool and creamy egg salad.

(Never) Homemaker


Greek Yogurt and Avocado Egg Salad

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Fresh lemon juice adds a touch of freshness, while Greek yogurt and avocado—instead of mayo—lend a kick of protein and healthy fats.

Two Peas and Their Pod


Greek Yogurt Egg Salad Sandwich

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Instead of replacing mayo altogether, Greek yogurt joins forces with mayo for an especially dreamy end result.

Damn Delicious


Deviled Egg Spread

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Everything we love about deviled eggs and egg salad combine to form a potein-packed powerhouse appetizer.

The Cutting Edge of Ordinary


Low Fat Avocado Egg Salad

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This lightened-up variation from SkinnyTaste calls for half the yolks of most egg salad recipes.



Avocado Egg Salad Topped Tomatoes

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Sandwiches and wraps deserve their place in the sun, sure—but it's nice to have a fabulous low carb option in your back pocket.

The Pioneer Woman


Michael Ruhlman's Ultimate Egg Salad

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Recipe and visual step-by-step guide to making fantastic egg salad, according to cookbook author Michael Ruhlman.



Classic Egg Salad

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"The classics" are designated as such for good reason. This throwback recipe features high-quality mayo at front and center—and a kick of white vinegar.

A Family Feast


Paleo BLT Egg Salad

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This extra-hearty (Paleo-friendly) version is loaded with chunks of tomato, avocado and salty bacon crumbles.

Stupid Easy Paleo


Lentil and Chickpea Vegan "Egg Salad"

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Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery! And this veggie-centric take on egg salad will get you very, very far with the vegan and vegetarian set.

I Love Vegan