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How to Make Egg Salad With Vinaigrette Dressing (No Mayo!)

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Learn how to make egg salad with vinaigrette salad dressing (no mayonnaise)

Learn how to make egg salad with vinaigrette salad dressing (no mayonnaise)

Quick and Simple Boiled Egg Salad Recipe

Egg salad is a popular appetizer or side dish that is made with hard-boiled eggs. Typically, this salad is made with mayonnaise, but I prefer to use my homemade vinaigrette. This easy-to-make recipe can be served as an anytime snack or as a delicious starter to a meal. This is absolutely one of the quickest salads that you can make at home.

Ingredients for egg salad with vinaigrette dressing (no mayo)

Ingredients for egg salad with vinaigrette dressing (no mayo)

Prep timeReady inYields

8 min

8 min

1 serving

Utensils

  • 1 large bowl
  • 3 small bowls
  • 2 spoons (optional)
  • Grater
  • Measuring spoons

Ingredients

For the egg salad:

  • 1 hard-boiled egg, grated
  • 2 tablespoons diced tomato
  • 1 tablespoon diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon vinaigrette
  • Spring onions, chopped (optional)

For the vinaigrette:

  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon white sugar
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Mix egg, onion, and tomato in a bowl.
  2. Drizzle vinaigrette on top of the salad.
  3. Toss all of the ingredients. Top with optional spring onions.
  4. Serve immediately.
This delicious egg salad doesn't contain any mayonnaise.

This delicious egg salad doesn't contain any mayonnaise.

Tips and Techniques

  • Adjust the amount of onion and tomato if desired.
  • Serve the vinaigrette on the side if preferred.
  • Do not immediately mix the vinaigrette dressing into the salad to maintain the quality of the dish.
  • Increase the amount of sugar to make the vinaigrette sweeter.
  • Adding spring onions makes the salad more flavorful. It also adds a nice texture.

Questions & Answers

Question: Which food goes well with egg salad vinaigrette dressing?

Answer: I love to pair it with any grilled foods.

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