Egg Salad is a high protein alternative to traditional leafy salads. It is not typically seen as a healthy dish because it's main ingredients are traditionally eggs and mayonaise, however we at our medical weight loss centers
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- In a small bowl, soak the onions in cold water, for 15 minutes. Drain.
- Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, with a tight-fitting lid, place the eggs and cover with cold water by 1 inch. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Cover the eggs, remove from the heat, and set aside for 8 minutes. Drain the water from the pan and cool the eggs in the pan under cold running water. Peel the eggs and cut into sixths.
- In a large bowl, mix together the onion, celery, mayonnaise, dill, mustard, lemon juice, and salt
- Add the eggs to the mayonnaise mixture and gently mix them together. Season with pepper to taste. Use in sandwiches, with lettuce and tomatoes, or in a salad.
Nutritional Information: (For each Egg Salad)
- 2 gm carbohydrates
- 0 gm Fiber
- 10 gm protein
- 18 gm Total Fat
- 216 calories
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