Recipe by K-Dub
"I love egg salad but was always looking for a healthier option for the mayo. I had an abundance of avocados one day and decided to experiment. I'm sure glad I did! Serve with crackers, bread, or just by itself. Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do!"
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avocado, peeled and pitted
chopped green onion
prepared yellow mustard
salt and ground black pepper to taste
Delicious! I did use more avocado than called for but that is just because I love them! My granddaughter said to serve this on a ham sandwich and you'd have Green Eggs and Ham!
I thought this was a great healthy option, but I did find it a bit bland. I tried it first as written, then added some capers for some extra flavor. I do love this idea and will continue to tweak it. I think I'll try it next time with Dijon. Thank you for the healthy idea.
Fabulous idea for a healthier "mayonaise". I thought that 1/2 an avocado was just right for this recipe, I'm thinking of using avocado in my tuna next time too! Thanks for a great recipe idea!
I haven't had egg salad in years. I've been wanting to make some since I now have my own chickens. This recipe was so good. Definitely a keeper! I did use more avocado and in place of the salt & pepper, I used a squeeze of fresh lemon juice & a dash of tabasco. Thanks for sharing your recipe, K-Dub!
I have made hundreds of recipes on this sight and not reviewed them, but this one I HAD to. I just made it for lunch and I will never make egg salad the old way again! Thank you!
I added a whole avocado to four boiled eggs and it was enough for I & my husband for a sandwich each. Egg salad is generally very heavy and leaves you very full afterwards and this was no exception.
I also poured in about a tablespoon of lemon juice for some zest and used Dijon mustard instead of yellow. I realized too late that I didn't have any paprika in my pantry :(
I slapped it on some soft fluffy bread and it made a great filling lunch and fed my avocado addiction.
*For those who say it's bland I would say that the seasoning you add or don't add makes the sandwich. You can't blame the recipe if you don't properly add salt & pepper to your liking. The fun thing about recipes is you can add or take away whatever makes you happy. Taste test everything and season until your taste buds dance ;)
What a great addition to egg salad - avocado. I was very excited to try this recipe, and I was not disappointed. I was leery that it would bind together without any mayonnaise, but it worked great. I've made this several times to pack in my lunch. All the gals I eat lunch with asked for this recipe. Now they make their egg salad this way. The avocado adds so much flavor and depth to the salad, it just is an odd color. Thanks K-Dub for sharing your recipe. I've shared it many times!
Very flavorful and so easy to make. I did use more avocado and used Dijon mustard as that is our preference. Absolutely delicious! Thanks K-Dub for sharing!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Light Avocado Egg Salad
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 186
** Calories from Fat: 123
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