Santa Fe Egg Salad Recipe -
Santa Fe Egg Salad Recipe
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Santa Fe Egg Salad

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"A spicy take on a stand-alone egg salad. Makes a great breakfast without all the heaviness and calories! I sometimes have it as a side instead of chips with a sandwich, too."

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    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. Stir eggs, cottage cheese, salsa, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight before serving.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • I always buy 2 dozen eggs at a time - 1 to keep raw, 1 to boil - so hard boiled eggs are always in my fridge. Buying breakfast at work was getting expensive and sometimes I get oatmeal'ed out. This was a great way to change things up in the morning and it carries me through 'til lunch.

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Aug 08, 2012

My review from when it was still a personal recipe: "I thought I was the only person who did this. I like to add in chopped pickled jalapenos to this, too. Great stuffed inside celery or a hollowed out cucumber for a low-carb snack."

Jul 14, 2013

This egg salad was surprisingly nice. It was very creamy & tasty. As is, the salsa is not pronounced, just combines surprisingly well with the cottage cheese. It would be nice either as is, or with pickle relish and chopped onion, or with onion and pickled jalapenos/hot-sauce/extra-salsa (or fresh). -- Actually, I'm not typically a huge fan of egg salad so haven't been in the habit of making it. But because I found out that my husband has been missing egg salad, I've been working on trying to find an egg salad recipe that I could enjoy with him. If I don't find another recipe that I like better than this one, I'll be quite satisfied with this one. Hubs certainly enjoyed it a lot. However, I'll keep looking since I'd like to find an egg salad recipe that has some 'wow' factor for me rather than just a 'very nice' egg salad. Hubs for one says, "Yum!" as is.

Jul 02, 2012

Tasty salad..I think I added a bit more salsa.

May 17, 2014

A good and easy recipe. A little on the bland side; would probably use more salsa and more S & P next time.


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  • Calories
  • 206 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 426 mg
  • 142%
  • Fat
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 20.1 g
  • 40%
  • Sodium
  • 920 mg
  • 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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