Simple Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches

Simple egg tea salad sandwich recipe

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Prep: 12 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 12 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Yield: 8 tea sandwiches
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
166 Calories
7g Fat
15g Carbs
11g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2
Amount per serving
Calories 166
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 209mg 70%
Sodium 326mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 11g
Calcium 75mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This simple egg salad tea sandwich recipe is simple in its preparation method and its flavor. You can use dried or fresh herbs, depending on how much time you have to make them, and the eggs can be hard-boiled several days in advance.


  • 2 eggs (hard-boiled, chilled after boiling to prevent green yolks)
  • 1 tablespoon mayo or mayo alternative
  • 1 tablespoon plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dill (chopped or dried)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley (chopped)
  • Sea-salt (to taste)
  • Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 4 slices bread

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for simple egg tea sandwich
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  2. Mash the eggs, mayo, yogurt, and mustard with a potato masher or a fork.

    Mash eggs
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  3. Stir in the herbs and spices.

    Add herbs
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  4. Spread the egg salad onto two slices of bread.

    Add egg salad
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  5. Top the egg salad with the remaining two slices of bread.

    Top egg salad
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  6. Remove the crusts and slice the sandwiches two times, diagonally, to make four tea sandwiches from each large sandwich.

    Cut up sandwiches
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Recipe Variation

  • White bread is traditionally used, but you can use whole wheat or whole grain bread for healthier tea sandwiches.

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