Egg Salad III

Egg Salad III


"This is a great egg salad recipe that a woman I babysat for made! The key ingredient is the chopped pimento stuffed olives. Serve on toasted bread with lettuce and a bit of chopped celery."


25 m servings 349 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 349 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 32.6 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 13 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 382 mg
  • 127%
  • Sodium:
  • 441 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place eggs in a medium saucepan with enough cold water to cover, and bring to a boil. Cover saucepan, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel, and chop.
  2. In a large bowl, mix eggs, mayonnaise, pepper, and paprika. Mash with a potato masher or fork until smooth. Gently stir in the olives. Refrigerate until serving.
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  1. 105 Ratings


I just made this and it is VERY GOOD. I made as first instructed and took a taste and found it a little bland, so I did as a few others instructed and put in some mustard. (I used Dijon and ab...

If you like olives you'll love this egg salad. I leave out the paprika and add a small amount of yellow mustard(only about a teaspoon). I usually dispense with the celery too. But the lettuce is...

I Love Egg Salad & I Love Olives but this recipe was terrible. Too much pepper & too much olive. I wasted all my eggs making a big batch of this. It was awful. I am sorry. I was so looking fo...

This is an old recipe, I have been using a similar recipe from a 1959 cookbook for years (Mary Margaret McBride's Encyclopedia of Cooking): 3 eggs, 1/2 cup celery, 1 TBSP mustard, 2 TBSP mayo, 1...

This is my favorite egg salad recipe. It is the exact recipe my mother used.. and the secret IS the olives! Absolutely wonderful.

This recipe is not good. The eggs come out way underdone. I would not recommend it at all.

I’m of the school of thought that when it comes to cooking season to taste! What is too salty/not enough salt, bland/bold, too peppery/needed pepper varies, depending on whose palate is doing t...

i found this a good basic recipe to work with. You could add mustard, or celery etc to it to add some variety to it. I'm not fond of olives in the salad ( it was worth trying anyways). For mys...

This was a very good recipe for egg salad. The potato masher is a nice idea. I am not a big fan of green olives but they taste great in here and I think the recipe could use even a little more...