Ulitimate Egg Salad Sandwich

This egg salad makes a delicious filling for rolls, baguettes or health bread. Perfect for lunch boxes or road trips, as it keeps well in a sealed container in the fridge for 2 -3 days.

Serves 6

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes


  • 6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) mayonnaise
  • 10 ml (2 tsp.) whole grain mustard
  • 5 ml (1 tsp.) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 stalk celery, very finely chopped
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) finely chopped chives
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Paprika to sprinkle
  • Sliced health bread or baguette, to serve
  • Fresh chives to garnish


  1. Roughly chop all (or only 4 if you want some whole eggs for presentation) hard-boiled eggs and transfer to a medium bowl. Mash slightly with a fork to break up yolks. 
  2. Add mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, celery and chives and mix until evenly combined. Season with salt and pepper. 
  3. If using a baguette, slice in half lengthwise and spread the egg salad on the bottom half.
  4. Sprinkle egg salad with paprika.
  5. Garnish with chives and top with the other half of the baguette or slice of bread.