Healthy egg salad

Healthy egg salad

Traditionally, an egg salad has lots of mayonnaise and is high in fat and calories. But this recipe is different. It’s a healthy makeover of egg salad. Greek yogurt replaces the mayo. This recipe has all of the protein and nutrition of eggs combined with high protein, low-fat yogurt. Fresh dill gives it a great flavor, too. It’s super fast and easy to make. Give it a try with this recipe.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
2 People 5 Minutes  8 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/3 cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  • black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 ½ tsp (teaspoon) lemon juice
  • 5-6 fresh dill leaves

Method

Step 1

Boil the eggs in a saucepan for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Allow to cool, remove the shell.

Step 3

Chop the eggs into fine pieces with a knife.

Step 4

Mince the lacy parts of dill.

Step 5

In a separate bowl, add the yogurt, salt, pepper, and dill.

Step 6

Mix the yogurt mixture with a fork.

Step 7

Add the chopped eggs.

Step 8

Combine everything with the fork, with a light touch.

Step 9

Serve in a bowl.

Nutritional Information

1/3 cup egg salad

Calories 143 Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 227 mg Sodium 282 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugar 2 g Protein 9 g

Nutrition Bonus

 Potassium 147 mg Iron 5%
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 6%
Tip: You can use the egg whites only to make the salad lower in fats and calories.