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📋Classic Egg Salad Recipe

A classic egg salad never gets old. This picnic perfect recipe with hard boiled eggs and mayonnaise along with mustard, celery, onions, chives, dill and paprika is an easy favorite of all. Perfect for lunch or dinner that’s packed with protein and nutrients!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Lunch, Salads
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 223kcal


  • 6 hard boiled eggs
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise for best results use full fat mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ red onion finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk diced fine
  • ¼ cup dill finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon parsley finely chopped
  • ¼ cup chives finely chopped


  • In a bowl add mayonnaise. To it add Dijon mustard, minced garlic(optional), ground pepper, salt, smoked paprika, lemon juice. Whisk well until combined.
  • Chop eggs chunky or small pieces as you like. We like ours chunky.
  • To chopped eggs, add in finely chopped red onions, celery, dill, parsley, chives and the dressing. Mix everything together until everything is coated well.
  • Serve it as salad or spread it over bread as sandwich for low carb lunch/dinner.



Nutritional Info – Please keep in mind that nutritional information provided is only a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Serving: 3servings | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 397mg | Sodium: 496mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1557IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg