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Yields:
6 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
Salads and Salad Dressings
Lunch
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Creamy Egg Salad II

A creamy, delicious egg salad that's perfect alone or in a sandwich.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. To cook the eggs, place them in a single layer in a pan with enough cold water to cover them completely.
  2. Bring the water to a boil, remove from heat, cover tightly with a lid, and allow to remain in the water approximately 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Then place under running, cold water to cool quickly. This way of cooking is also known as "coddling." It does not toughen the whites as boiling does.
  4. Peel eggs; discard 6 egg yolks (you will be using 2 whole eggs and 6 egg whites).
  5. In a medium-size bowl, chop the eggs up.
  6. Add celery, onions, mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, salt and pepper to taste; stir until well mixed.
  7. Serve immediately or refrigerate if not using right away.
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this sounds really good and it works well with Weight Watchers. I'm going to make it this week for lunch and let you know what i think about the overall flavor. Thanks for the recipe!
30 Mar 10 by member: HaFtALoVeMe
2pts
15 May 10 by member: Susie-Q
I love egg salad and this was a great, light version to make! Very easy too!
26 Jul 10 by member: ccampbell1
Very good light version.
24 Sep 11 by member: cscs
Very good. I changed it up some used tuna instead of the 6 egg whites and spicy mustard instead of yellow mustard.
13 Jan 12 by member: Audena
Good. Never thought of cutting some of the calories out using the sour cream instead of the mayo. I added an extra yolk, more onion and olives...put over lettuce. Used as an evening meal and later in a.m. over a thin bagel for breakfast.
21 Jan 12 by member: calynzea
oops- i see it says six servings
30 Jan 12 by member: triciacoffey
I was very skeptical because of the sour cream but this is an amazing egg salad, I think next time I am going to mix it all together the morning of or right before I eat it, stayed in the fridge over night, I think it lost a lot of the flavor and creaminess.. other than that it's ahhmazing!
25 May 12 by member: Jessasa1
Absolutely! As a salad, or on a sandwich, or with low calorie chips, what a good idea!
04 Jun 12 by member: mcelroy2

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 68 calories in 1 serving of Creamy Egg Salad II.
Calorie break-down: 54% fat, 10% carbs, 36% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 37
Calories 68
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.06g 6%
  Saturated Fat 1.159g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.17g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.272g  
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 174mg 7%
Potassium 113mg  
Total Carbohydrate 1.62g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
  Sugars 0.89g  
Protein 6.06g  
 
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
3%
of RDI*
(68 calories)
3% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (10%)
 
Fat (54%)
 
Protein (36%)
Carbohydrates, 1.62g (10%) Fat, 4.06g (54%) Protein, 6.06g (36%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories