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Egg Salad in a clear glass bowl.

Egg Salad Recipe


Egg salad is a refreshing meal that’s quick and easy to make! Enjoy this recipe as a classic egg salad sandwich, or a stuffed pita pocket. Get creative by building a custom lettuce wrap! This delicious mixture is also a perfect ingredient for making a DIY bowl.


  • 8 large hard boiled eggs, peeled
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon red onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh dill, chopped (no stems)
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly-ground pepper, to taste


  1. Using an egg slicer, chop hard boiled eggs into small pieces.
  2. Add chopped egg, mayo, Dijon mustard, and apple cider vinegar to a medium-size mixing bowl. With a spoon, mix well.
  3. Add red onion, fresh dill, paprika, salt and pepper to the bowl. Mix until incorporated. Do a taste test. Adjust herbs and spices, if needed. A light sprinkling of additional apple cider vinegar will further brighten things up!


EXPERT TIP: Try mixing things up with these great egg salad add-ins: Dill pickles, celery, black olives, lemon juice, chives, crispy cooked bacon bits.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Category: Lunch
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: egg salad, egg salad recipe, egg salad sandwich