Egg Healthy Sandwich Ingredients Meatless Meal Salad

The egg, a perfect protein food, delectable anytime of the day and most enjoyable when combined with wholesome healthy ingredients to form a tasteful egg salad sandwich, a meal in itself. Almost everyone can recall their favorite egg salad sandwich when growing up.

The egg can complement many ingredients, and is hard to beat when wanting something healthy and quick to fix. Simple ingredients to keep on hand when deciding what to fix on the spur of the moment after a long day at work.

One favorite egg salad sandwich, that can be served with a side of mixed fruits, begins with the following items.

Ingredients :

6 organic boiled eggs, finely chopped

2 Tblsp. chopped fresh parsley

¼ tsp. pepper

½ c. finely chopped celery

3 Tblsp. Alpha sprouts, chopped or leave whole

1 small Vidalia onion minced in food processor

2/3 cup Hellman’s light mayonnaise with omega 3

1 Tblsp. Chia seeds,

1 Tblsp chopped olives (optional)

Mix all ingredients in listed order. Place in covered dish and set in refrigerator for one hour to give the ingredients time to marinate together.

The egg salad mix can be used on whole grain bread, whole grain wraps, or flat breads and crackers. If you prefer not to use bread, then wash leaves of romaine lettuce and place a tablespoon of egg salad on leaf and roll for an all veggie rolled egg salad sandwich.

Egg salad sandwiches make a complete meal of protein, grains, and vegetables. They are good for lunch or dinner meals and even a light snack between meals when using the lettuce leaves instead of bread.

This is a quick and easy healthy way to satisfy hunger pains for lunch or when looking for a fast late meal. One thing about the versatile egg salad sandwich is just that, you can experiment with fresh herbs, or other favorite additions to make your own favorite egg salad mix. Just because it is called a sandwich, does not mean you can not think out of the box, or bread in this case.

Even children love egg salad sandwiches and can learn how to make their own when pre boiled eggs are kept on hand in the refrigerator. As long as the shell is not cracked, boiled eggs are long lasting when kept cold in the refrigerator. This is a good recipe to turn to when Easter eggs are plentiful and family members drop in unexpectedly.



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