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Overhead of egg salad on sliced French bread on a blue plate.

Simple Egg Salad

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: Approximately 2 cups


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning


  1. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cool water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Once water comes to a rolling boil, remove from heat and cover with lid. Let sit for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Meantime, stir the mayonnaise, mustard, chives and Old Bay Seasoning in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Rinse eggs in cold water. Peel eggs and coarsely chop.
  4. Gently fold in the chopped hard boiled eggs in the mayonnaise mixture and stir to combine.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Boil
  • Cuisine: American

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