In her latest YouTube video titled “Egg Salad: What Do Y’all Put in Yours?”, Brenda Gantt shares her take on the classic egg salad recipe. With her warm and engaging personality, Brenda invites viewers to join the discussion and share their favorite additions to egg salad. From pickles to herbs, the possibilities are endless. Watch the video to discover Brenda’s flavorful twist on this beloved dish and get inspired to create your own customized egg salad masterpiece.
Egg salad is a classic and versatile dish that can be enjoyed as a sandwich filling, a topping for salads, or a standalone appetizer. This simple and satisfying recipe allows you to create a delicious egg salad with a creamy texture and a burst of flavors. Follow these steps to make your own delectable egg salad.
6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Optional toppings: lettuce, sliced tomatoes, pickles, or avocado
Bread or lettuce leaves for serving
In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped hard-boiled eggs, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, red onion, celery, dill, parsley, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all ingredients are evenly combined.
Taste the egg salad and adjust the seasonings if needed. Add more salt, pepper, or herbs according to your preference.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
When ready to serve, prepare your desired serving option. You can choose to make sandwiches by spreading the egg salad on bread slices or use lettuce leaves as a low-carb alternative.
Add optional toppings such as lettuce, sliced tomatoes, pickles, or avocado to enhance the flavor and texture of the egg salad.
Scoop a generous portion of the chilled egg salad onto the bread or lettuce leaves.
Serve the egg salad sandwiches or wraps as a light meal or cut into smaller portions for appetizers.
Experiment with different seasonings and herbs like chives, tarragon, or basil to customize the flavor profile of your egg salad.
For a creamier texture, you can add a little more mayonnaise or even a spoonful of Greek yogurt.
To add a tangy twist, you can include a squeeze of lemon juice or a splash of vinegar.
This homemade egg salad recipe is perfect for picnics, lunches, or any occasion that calls for a quick and tasty dish. Enjoy the creamy texture and delightful flavors of this classic recipe, and feel free to add your own personal touch by incorporating your favorite ingredients.