Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe and Other American Favorites

This page features a basic Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe  - simple and delicious.

Also shown below is a Pesto Egg Salad recipe for those who wish to add a contemporary kick to their favorite lunchtime menus.

Egg salad is a popular lines time choice. Whether served with bread, or stuffed inside a fresh tomato, or all by itself, egg salad makes a delicious and healthy meal.

HELPFUL HINT: Go easy on the mayo. It tastes better that way. Use a little bit at a time until the egg salad reaches the desired texture.

If desired, add other herbs and spices to create your own Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe.

egg salad sandwich recipe


  • 4 hard-boiled eggs 
  • 1 stalk finely chopped celery 
  • 1 Tablespoon of mayonnaise 
  • 1 Tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh black pepper 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Mash eggs together in a bowl. 
  2. Add all the other ingredients and blend together well. 
  3. SUGGESTION: Serve with crunchy rolls, lettuce, tomato, baby carrot sticks and pickle slices. 


pesto egg salad


  • 6 hard-boiled eggs, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh minced parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh minced cilantro
  • 1/2 cup fresh minced basil
  • 1 clove of minced garlic
  • 1 minced shallot
  • 2 minced scallions
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • pinch of paprika
  • Iceberg lettuce leaves


  1. Combine chopped eggs, herbs, garlic, shallot and scallions together in a mixing bowl. 
  2. Fold mayonnaise into the eggs and herbs mixture until evenly mixed. 
  3. Season to taste with sea salt. 
  4. Serve over lettuce, seasoned with paprika. 

egg salad variations

There are infinite ways to make an egg salad. Here are some additional recipe ideas:

To give your egg salad an edgy kick, follow the first recipe shown above, but add one finely chopped anchovy to the mix.


Follow the first recipe shown above, but add finely chopped black or green olives to the mix.


Follow the first recipe shown above, but add finely chopped raw carrots to the mix.


Follow the first recipe shown above, but add one fresh, finely chopped Jalapeno pepper to the mix.

For the truly adventurous, follow the first recipe shown above, and add ALL of the above ingredients to the mix.

For more great American recipe ideas and other free printable items, visit any of the links shown on this page.

more of America's Favorite recipes



Easy Dessert Recipes

Traditional Recipes from Every State

Easy Party Appetizers and Side Dishes

Another Great Recipe Collection

other useful links


Hit this link to learn How to Work from Home anywhere in America.


See PhD Programs in All 50 States.

Look here for Low-Cost Car Insurance in All 50 States.

See this link for Affordable Travel Deals anywhere in America.

Visit this page for Fact & Photo Galleries from All 50 States.

Go here for a detailed list of Factory Outlets in All 50 States.


Look Here Right Now to see the ONLY Authenticated Photo Image of Crazy Horse known to exist. Also read the FREE full text story of his life, with many more images included. Prepare to be Amazed!