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Egg Salad Sandwiches

As a May Foods of the Month, eggs are a very versatile food. Be sure to check out our blog all month long to see how we are preparing eggs. To begin, we are sharing a tasty egg salad recipe with you. Step it up a notch and try making this egg salad sandwich open faced for a fun spin on this typical lunch:

Simple Egg Salad Sandwiches


4 hard-boiled eggs, finely chopped
1/2 cup spinach leaves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. mustard
1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
4 (or 8) slices of whole grain sandwich bread


  1. Put the whole eggs in a pot of cold water and turn the stove to simmer. Cook for 20 minutes.
  2. Cool eggs promptly in cold water, then in refrigerator, so the eggs will be easy to shell.
  3. Remove the shells and chop the eggs finely.
  4. Mix the chopped egg, spinach, salt, mustard and low-fat mayonnaise together.
  5. Spread egg salad on 4 slices of bread.
  6. Optionally, you may top with another slice of bread.

Makes 4 servings

egg salad

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