Kicked Up Egg Salad Sandwiches

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This recipe is cooking from your heart more than a true recipe. Egg salad is a recipe that is so versatile. It takes on the flavors of whatever seasoning you decide to use. In this version, the horseradish sauce gives it a nice background kick of flavor without being overwhelming. It is a nice variation from your traditional dill or thyme often used.

Everyone has their own favorite way to hard boil eggs. Here are two methods you can try. 

Cold Water Start: Place eggs in pot.  Add cold water to 1” above eggs. Heat until water to boiling. Remove from heat. Cover pan. Let sit for 22-24 minutes. Remove eggs from water and rinse under cold running water or add to an ice bath for 5 minutes. 

Instant Pot Method: Place 1 cup cold water in instant pot. Add trivet. Place eggs on trivet. Check seal and that vent is on sealing. Cook on Manual, High Pressure 7 minutes. When time is up Quick Release pressure. Remove eggs and rinse under cold running water.  Then place in a bowl of ice water for 10 minutes.

Let’s make Kicked Up Egg sandwich

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Using an egg slicer makes quick work of chopping eggs for egg salad.

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: varies depending on method of cooking eggs
  • Serves: 6 sandwiches

Kicked Up Egg Salad Sandwiches

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 20 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 6 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

What you'll need...

What you'll need to do...

  1. Hard boil eggs using preferred method.

  2. Peel and chop eggs.

  3. Finely chop celery.

  4. Add 3 T mayonnaise, mustard, horseradish, and celery to mixing bowl. Mix well. 

  5. Add chopped eggs and mix gently. Add salt, pepper, and chives to taste.

  6. Slice croissants in half. On bottom half, layer a piece of lettuce. Add egg salad. Add croissants tops and place on platter. Serve with a vegetable display and dip. Enjoy!


Serve with fresh vegetable platter and dip or hummus of choice.

Keywords: egg sandwiches

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