Egg Salad Pitas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


3-6 servings

Updated: Oct. 16, 2022
I came up with this recipe purely by accident. I was making egg salad and just kept adding different seasonings. When my friend tried it, she raved about it.


  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 hard-boiled large eggs, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 pita breads (6 inches), halved
  • Lettuce leaves and sliced tomatoes, optional


  1. In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Stir in the eggs, cheese, onion, carrot and bacon. Spoon about 1/2 cup into each pita half. Add lettuce and tomatoes if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 401 calories, 29g fat (7g saturated fat), 233mg cholesterol, 662mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

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