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Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe

This deliciously creamy Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe with dill is easy to make and perfect served on its own or croissants for sandwiches.
Prep Time25 mins
Chill Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: sandwich
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easter, hard boiled eggs, sandwich
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 524kcal
Cost: $6.91

Equipment

  • mixing bowl
  • potato masher
  • paring knife
  • cutting board
  • chef's knife
  • measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons

Ingredients

FOR THE EGG SALAD:

  • 12 large hard-boiled eggs
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 ½ Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 ½ large celery rib chopped fine
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 ½ Tablespoon chopped fresh dill

FOR EGG SALAD SANDWICHES:

  • 6 large croissants cut in half
  • 6 large pieces of Romaine lettuce

Instructions

MAKE THE EGG SALAD:

  • Peel the eggs and cut them in half lengthwise. Set the whites aside and put the yolks into a medium bowl.
  • Add the mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard, and salt and pepper to the bowl and mash everything together with a potato masher.
  • Cut the egg whites into small, ¼-inch pieces and add the whites into the egg yolk mixture.
  • Next, add the celery, chives, and dill and mix gently until the mixture is evenly mixed.
  • Cover the salad with plastic wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes, and up to 1 day ahead of time.
  • Just before serving, season with salt and pepper.

FOR EGG SALAD SANDWICHES:

  • Place ¾ cup of salad onto the bottom slice of a croissant. Use the back of a spoon to spread the mixture.
  • Place a piece of lettuce on top of the salad, followed by the top piece of the croissant.
  • Repeat with the remaining salad, croissants, and lettuce. Serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 524kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 419mg | Sodium: 804mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3516IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 3mg