Cilantro Egg Salad Recipe -
Cilantro Egg Salad Recipe
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Cilantro Egg Salad

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"This is a fresh variation on an old classic. Egg salad is spiced up with fresh cilantro and mushrooms as well as the usual ingredients. Great for a spring or summertime meal, or just as lunch to take to work!"

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    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the eggs, mayonnaise, cilantro, mustard, lemon juice, lime juice, celery, and mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve on bread or toast.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 23, 2006

I didn't have mushroooms so used onion and it was very tasty.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 27, 2005

It was nice to try something new, but I don't think I will make this one again soon. It did taste very "fresh", with both cilantro and celery in there. Not as much flavor as I'd like though. I love cilantro, but I think I prefer a more traditional eggg salad. I used light mayo and no mushrooms.

Apr 25, 2006

Wow this is awesome. Only thing I did different was I used onions instead of the mushrooms and used less mayo, prolly 1/2 a cup or possibly even 1/4. Tastes so good, especially if you like cilantro

May 02, 2006

There was WAY too much going on in this recipe, both flavor- and texture-wise. Sometimes less really is more.

Mar 08, 2006

Fantastic! Just like another reviewer, I used chopped onion instead of mushrooms. Can't wait to share this with friends and family!

Jul 10, 2009

I really liked this salad. It is def. a step above boring egg salad. My cilantro came fresh from the garden so it really added a lot of flavor. I didn't have lime juice so I added 2 tsp. of lemon instead. I also left out the mushrooms. It was a little soupy but the flavor is exellent.

May 30, 2008

Just made this... changed it alot though. Only used onion and none of the other veggies, i also didn't use the mustard or the citrus juices. I just threw in lots of cilantro, mayo, salt, pepper, and couple dashes of hot sauce. I guess what i'm saying is this was a great starter recipe to play around with!

Jun 27, 2007

nothing special really, just a typical egg salad with cilantro. i threw in some bacon for more flavor


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  • Calories
  • 270 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.8 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 187 mg
  • 62%
  • Fat
  • 26.3 g
  • 41%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 344 mg
  • 14%

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

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