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Pesto Egg Salad Sandwiches Recipe
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For a casual springtime meal with a twist, boil up some eggs and dinner will be done presto. —Tenley Haraldson, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 4 teaspoons prepared pesto
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 hard-cooked large eggs, chopped
  • 3 hard-cooked large egg whites, chopped
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread, toasted
  • 8 spinach leaves

Nutritional Facts

285 calories: 1 sandwich, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 217mg cholesterol, 811mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 18g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 medium-fat meat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Gently stir in eggs and egg whites. Spread over four toast slices; top with spinach and remaining toast. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pesto Egg Salad Sandwiches in Healthy Cooking April/May 2012, p57


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Amy the Midwife
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2015

"Nice departure from the ordinary."

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Cwaz23
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2015

"A nice bit of flavor in good-old egg salad.

Will adjust to include a bit more pesto next time we make this."

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DeepSorrow
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2013

"Delicious and easy."

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Julisking
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2013

"A different twist!!! Very tasty! Easy! My family loves this!"

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DeepSorrow
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2013

"Tasted very good, loved the pesto zip. Will definitely make again."

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piddikitty
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

"Although I have not made this recipe, was wondering if I could use hummus instead of pesto?"

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PTuttle
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

"To meanana: Pesto is a green sauce made from fresh basil, parsley, garlic , olive oil, and grated parmesan cheese. It is of Italian origin. If you search on the TOH website, a recipe to make your own will be at the top of the list. It tastes very strongly of fresh basil, which I love."

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meanana
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

"I have not tried to make this yet, although it sounds good. I'm wondering what is the 'pesto' made of?"

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pamelanne
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

"It was a great and a different way I have had it....would easily have it again next week!!! Thanks for the recipe!!:)"

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annsway1
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

"Excellent. The pesto put just the right amount of zing in the boring egg salad. Loved it!"

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