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Better than Egg Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Mar. 31, 2022
Tofu takes on the taste and texture of egg salad in this quick-fixing sandwich from Lisa Renshaw of Kansas City, Missouri.
Better than Egg Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 package (12.3 ounces) silken firm tofu, cubed
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • Coarsely ground pepper, optional


  1. Mix first 8 ingredients; stir in tofu. Line 4 slices of bread with lettuce. Top with tofu mixture. If desired, sprinkle with pepper; close sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 266 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 692mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 14g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

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