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Easy Egg Salad Recipe

Easy French Egg Salad is a creamy, flavorful homemade egg salad recipe that includes just 5 ingredients!

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  • 4 large [hard boiled eggs] chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons whole grain dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped cornichons or pickles
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Place hard boiled egg, mayo and mustard in a small bowl stir gently until combined. Add the cornichons, chives and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with your favorite bread or lettuce wraps and enjoy!


  • Egg salad keeps in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-5 days.
  • This recipe is easily doubled or tripled if feeding a crowd.
  • Cornichons may be substituted with your favorited chopped pickles or even relish.
  • This recipe is versatile! Use Greek yogurt or your favorite mayo, or change things up with your favorite herbs, spices or even chopped olives. It makes a great egg salad sandwich or lettuce wrap.
  • This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, keto and paleo friendly.


Serving: 1g, Calories: 153kcal, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 99mg, Sodium: 612mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 3g

Nutrition is estimated using a food database and is only intended to be used as a guideline for informational purposes.

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