We’re all about simplified meal prep around here, so today we’re sharing prep ahead, easy, healthy egg salad recipes.
And while there’s nothing wrong with a traditional mayonnaise-based egg salad, there’s plenty of room for mayo-free options, too.
All five of following egg salad recipes are made with just a handful of real food ingredients, can be prepared ahead, and are filled with flavor.
Serve the egg salad over greens, in a wrap, or as a sandwich.
Read on for the recipes and answers to your commonly asked egg salad questions!
How do I make perfect, easy-peel hard boiled eggs?
My method for perfect, easy-peel hard boiled eggs is simple: set an electric pressure cooker for 1 minute, then quick release the pressure and plunge the eggs into an ice bath to stop the cooking. Here’s my exact method for making hard boiled eggs.
How long does egg salad stay fresh in the fridge?
Properly stored, covered and refrigerated, egg salad will last 3 to 5 days.
How to best store meal prep egg salad?
I like to store egg salad in glass meal prep containers or mason jars.
Here’s a simplified guide to storing anything in a mason jar.
Here are the glass meal prep containers I use.
Can egg salad be made without mayonnaise?
Yes, all of these recipes are mayonnaise free!
What’s the best mayonnaise to use in egg salad?
Look for a good quality avocado mayonnaise, one that is free of sugar, soy, and canola oil, such as Primal Kitchen and Chosen Foods.
I can’t eat or am allergic to eggs. Can I make egg salad without eggs?
Yes! Substitute 1-2 cans of drained, rinsed chickpeas for the eggs. Smash one can with a fork, and keep the other whole, then proceed with the recipe.
I hope you’ll make these egg salad one soon. If you do, be sure to share it on Instagram and tag me at @realfoodwholelife so I can see!
These Egg Salad Recipes Are
gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, grain-free, soy-free, mayo-free, paleo and whole30
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