On days I don’t have much time to cook, egg salad on croissants hits the spot. It's also nice made with toasted bread or English muffins. Our family loves egg dishes of any kind. Luckily, my mom owns 30 chickens and keeps me supplied with farm-fresh ingredients.
One day I decided to make egg salad and just started adding a little of this and a little of that. I came up with this recipe that my family really enjoys. I serve it whenever my grandkids come to visit.
"I like to prepare this rich filling when fixing a soup and sandwich meal," comments Linda Potter of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. "It's great spread on toast for a quick breakfast bite, too." Have leftovers? Our Test Kitchen came up with the following two recipes that use up the leftover egg salad.
For a tasty twist on traditional layered vegetable salad, we added leftover egg salad to the mayonnaise version. Fresh spinach as well as lettuce adds interest to the colorful and crowd-pleasing variation.
One of my mother's friends gave her this recipe in the late '40s. I grew up eating these sandwiches, and they've been a staple with my own family. Although our children have left home, I still make this dish often for my husband and me to enjoy.
-Barbara Suetholz, Racine, Wisconsin
"Friends often drop by after Sunday church services, so these sandwiches are a delicious way to enjoy a bite of lunch while we're visiting," relates Marian Aikema of Langley, British Columbia. "They're always a big hit."