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Zesty Egg Salad

Posted By Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom On August 5, 2013 @ 5:00 pm In Eggs,Lunch,Recipes | 3 Comments

I <3 egg salad. I really, really <3 egg salad. (I wish that I could include a cute little puffy, pounding heart…because I really like and love egg salad.) If I’m not having a green salad for lunch, chances are I’m having egg salad, on a sandwich or with pita chips.

Well, I recently gave my typical egg salad a makeover by including some horseradish and green onions. It was a “Zest-ify Makeover,” if you will. I really love the extra flavor and spicy pop from the horseradish…DE-lish!

(Also, this is definitely a “to taste” kinda recipe…so depending on how creamy and zesty you want your egg salad, add mayo and horseradish to your liking.)

Give it a whirl next time you’re making egg salad!!!

Zesty Egg Salad

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 20 minutes to boil, an hour to cool the eggs


  • 8 eggs, hard boiled and chilled
  • 3-4 Tablespoons mayo (or more if you want it creamier)
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon horseradish sauce (or more if you want it zestier)
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Pita chips, for serving


  • Chop up the hard boiled eggs with a pastry blender [3], or forks in a mixing bowl.
  • Stir in the mayo, mustard and horseradish sauce until creamy. Gently stir in the chopped green onions. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve Zesty Egg Salad on pita chips.
  • Side dish suggestions: favorite fresh fruit, baby carrots, cucumber slices, or other favorite veggie.

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