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Curried Egg Lettuce Cups Recipe

Curried Egg Lettuce Cups Recipe

Guests will love the combination of crisp, cold lettuce leaves and flavorful egg salad. Peanuts add a crunchy texture to the dish that makes it even more fun to eat.—Patricia Nieh, Portola Valley, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 4 tablespoons chopped salted peanuts, divided
  • 6 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 cup mango chutney


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Stir in the eggs, pepper and onions. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Just before serving, stir in 3 tablespoons peanuts. Place a rounded 1/3 cupful on each lettuce leaf. Top with chutney; sprinkle with remaining peanuts. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 lettuce cup with 4 teaspoons chutney and 1/2 teaspoon peanuts equals 284 calories, 17 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 239 mg cholesterol, 474 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.