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Egg salad sandwiches are a timeless classic, beloved for their simplicity, versatility, and satisfying flavor. Whether enjoyed as a quick lunch or a picnic staple, these sandwiches offer a delightful combination of creamy egg salad nestled between two slices of bread. With just a handful of ingredients and minimal preparation time, they are a go-to option for busy weekdays or lazy weekends. In this recipe, we’ll walk you through how to create the perfect egg salad filling, complete with a hint of Dijon mustard, crunchy celery, and zesty red onion. So, gather your ingredients, and let’s dive into making these scrumptious Egg Salad Sandwiches that are sure to become a favorite in your meal rotation.


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill (optional)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Bread slices
  • Lettuce leaves (optional)
  • Tomato slices (optional)


  1. Boil the eggs: Place the eggs in a saucepan and cover them with water. Bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and let the eggs simmer for about 10-12 minutes.
  2. Cool and peel the eggs: Once the eggs are cooked, transfer them to a bowl of ice water to cool down quickly. Once cooled, peel the eggs and chop them into small pieces.
  3. Make the egg salad: In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped eggs, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, chopped dill (if using), chopped celery, and chopped red onion. Stir until well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Assemble the sandwiches: Place a lettuce leaf (if using) on a slice of bread. Spoon a generous amount of egg salad onto the lettuce leaf. Top with a slice of tomato (if using) and another slice of bread.
  5. Serve: Cut the sandwiches in half if desired and serve immediately. Enjoy your delicious egg salad sandwiches!

Feel free to customize the egg salad with your favorite ingredients such as diced pickles, chopped chives, or a sprinkle of paprika for added flavor. These sandwiches are perfect for picnics, lunchboxes, or a quick and satisfying meal at home.


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