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Bird's Nest Egg Salad

 Bird's Nest Egg Salad
Create these cute chow mein noodle nests with just three ingredients, then fill them with mounds of a nicely seasoned egg salad for tasty results.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups chow mein noodles
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • EGG SALAD:
  • 6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat egg. Add chow mein noodles and garlic salt;
  • stir to coat. Drop by 1/3 cupfuls onto a greased baking sheet. Using
  • fingers, shape each into a nest; make an indentation in the center
  • of each. Bake at 350° for 11-13 minutes or until set. Cool for 2
  • minutes; remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • In a bowl, combine the first eight egg salad ingredients; mix well.
  • Just before serving, spoon 1/4 cupful into each nest. Serve on a
  • lettuce-lined plate if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 304 calories, 23 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 252 mg cholesterol, 383 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.