Minimalist Egg Salad

20 Jul

I’ve had this for breakfast every morning while on my diet- more about that in my next post!  I feel my best with a protein rich breakfast- and I’m still sort-of convinced that eating six whole eggs every day just might give me a heart attack.   Since I’m keeping my carbs super low- around 20g/day, I was planning to have a few hard boiled eggs and egg whites without the yolks (ick!) but tried this instead.  It is egg-cellent!  No mayo, either, and I don’t miss it at all!

Minimalist Egg Salad
Raspberry & Coconut
1 huge serving, about 1.5 cups.

  • 3 whole hard boiled eggs
  • 3 hard boiled egg whites
  • 1-2 T. water
  • 1 T. dill relish (not sweet relish)
  • 1 green onion
  • 2 t. dijon mustard
  • a squirt of hot sauce
  • Salt, pepper, and smoked paprika (if you have it)

Using a fork, smash together your three yolks and everything else aside from the whites.  You’ll get a thick, yellow dressing.  Chop the whites and mix to coat.  Refrigerate overnight and sprinkle with salt and pepper again before serving.

291 calories / 16 g. fat / 3 g. carbs / 30 g. protein

7 Responses to “Minimalist Egg Salad”

  1. Amy July 20, 2011 at 5:48 PM #

    This looks amazing, I’m on an egg/tuna salad kick right now, I’m totally going to try this!

  2. Wenchypoo July 23, 2011 at 6:02 AM #

    Eggs–the PERFECT way to combat skyrocketing meat prices!

    • Blondie August 13, 2011 at 3:08 PM #

      Alrihgt alright alright that’s exactly what I needed!

  3. James Gregory August 2, 2011 at 6:50 PM #

    We would love to have you upload this and any other awesome recipes you have to Fastpaleo.com!! We’re happy to promote your blog in the recipe text and on our Facebook page on every recipe you upload!! :))) http://fastpaleo.com/upload-a-recipe/
    ~James, FastPaleo.com

    • raspberryandcoconut August 3, 2011 at 10:05 AM #

      I’ll upload my recipes ASAP!!! I’m loving the community support! Thanks for the invite!

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