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Close up of egg salad in a white bowl garnished with fresh dill.

Egg Salad

This is the Best Egg Salad Recipe ever! It is so easy to make with a few fresh ingredients. Made with hearty eggs, mixed in with mustard, creamy mayo, green onions, and the perfect blend of herbs and spices. Perfect as a sandwich for a weekday lunch or as a salad for a family brunch.
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Chill Time 30 mins
Total Time 52 mins
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 320 kcal


  • 8 large eggs (hardboiled and chilled)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp fresh dill (minced)
  • 1 rib celery (finely diced)
  • 2 green onion (finely diced)
  • tsp yellow mustard
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp paprika


  • Bring a pot of water to boil over high heat. Add eggs in carefully with a pair of tongs. Cook for 12-14 minutes until eggs are cooked through to your liking. Remove and place in an ice-water bath for 5-10 minutes. Then peel.
  • Cut the eggs in half and remove the yolks from them place in a medium bowl. Then chop the egg whites into ¼-inch pieces and them to a separate bowl. Set aside.
  • Combine the egg yolks, mayonnaise, yellow mustard, black pepper, salt, and paprika. Mash together with a fork until well combined and creamy.
  • Add green onion, celery, fresh dill, and egg whites to the dressing. Mix until well combined.
  • Eat straight from the bowl, with crackers or on bread. Enjoy!


*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.


Calories: 320kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 11gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 339mgSodium: 332mgPotassium: 147mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 570IUVitamin C: 0.9mgCalcium: 53mgIron: 1.6mg
Keyword Egg Salad, Egg Salad Sandwich
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