Avocado Egg Salad Sandwiches with Bacon
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Avocado Egg Salad Sandwiches

Yield: 4 sandwiches
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
A healthy egg salad filled with fresh flavor. Avocados and Greek yogurt make this egg salad extra creamy and good for you too! Try it on sandwiches (with or without bacon), dip with veggies, or serve over greens for an easy lunch or dinner. I also like to hard boil extra eggs to have on hand for simple snacking during the week.

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bacon — cooked
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 large ripe Hass avocados
  • 2 green onions, — finely chopped (both white and green parts)
  • 3 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 slices whole wheat sandwich bread
  • Sliced tomatoes — for serving
  • Fresh spinach — for serving

Instructions

  1. If necessary, cook the bacon according to these easy steps. Set aside.
  2. Hard boil the eggs: In a small pot, bring just enough water to cover the eggs to a gentle boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and gently lower the eggs in with a slotted spoon. Bring water to a low, rumbling boil, then let cook for 9 minutes. A few minutes before the eggs are finished cooking, prepare an ice bath. Remove the eggs from the boiling water and plunge into the cold water. Let rest a few minutes, then tap the eggs with back of a spoon to crack them (this will make peeling easier). Return to the ice water to cool completely. Peel the eggs, then cut in half and discard the yolks from three whole eggs (six halves), so that you have two whole eggs and three with egg whites only. Roughly chop and place into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Halve and pit the avocados, then with your knife, gently make a criss-cross pattern to divide the flesh into squares. Scoop the flesh into the mixing bowl, leaving the avocado in chunks. Add the chopped green onions, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, mustard, salt, pepper, and cayenne to the bowl, then combine with a fork, leaving the eggs and avocado chunky.
  4. Toast the bread, then assemble the sandwiches with bacon, the avocado egg salad, sliced tomatoes and spinach. Enjoy immediately.

Recipe Notes

Leftover avocado egg salad can be refrigerator an airtight container for up to 1 additional day. Press a sheet of plastic wrap against the surface to deter browning.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Avocado Egg Salad Sandwiches, Egg Salad Recipe, Gourmet Sandwich Recipe

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