Egg salad sandwich on a white plate

Best Egg Salad Recipe

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Serve this Egg Salad Recipe on your favorite bread for a sandwich or with crackers for a light meal or snack! Creamy, rich, perfectly seasoned egg salad is always a hit!



  • 8 hard boiled eggs, peeled and chopped (see note*)
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise (regular or low fat)
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1/23/4 teaspoon kosher salt, depending on your taste
  • Fresh black pepper to taste


  1. Add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix together.
  2. Taste for seasonings and adjust if needed.
  3. Chill the egg salad for 1 hour before serving, if possible, to let the flavors combine.

Recipe Notes

To Store Egg Salad: Keep the egg salad tightly wrapped, or even better in a covered container. As delicious as egg salad is, it does give off a little bit of a funky egg smell, so if you want to avoid that just keep it tightly covered or wrapped. Before serving, give the egg salad a stir again to blend it all back together. This salad will stay fresh in your refrigerator for up to five days.

Make Easy To Peel Hard Boiled Eggs: If you don’t have the DASH rapid egg cooker (link in post), add eggs to a pot with cold water, bring to a boil and then cover the pot and remove from the heat. Let the eggs sit for 12 minutes and then drain and rinse with cold water.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stir
  • Cuisine: American

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