Deli Style Egg Salad with Avocado Cup

This version of a classic deli staple comes together quickly and turns out perfectly every time.
Prep Time 23 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes

Yields :

2 servings (1 1/2 cups)

Ingredients:

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 small stalk celery, finely diced
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 small Persian cucumber, sliced

Directions:

  • Place the eggs in a small pot and cover with cool water. Place the pan over medium-high heat, cover, and bring to a boil.
  • When the pan has come to a full boil, turn off the heat and leave the pan untouched for exactly ten minutes.
  • When ten minutes has passed, pour off the water and rinse the eggs under cold water to stop the cooking.
  • Peel the eggs, cut in half, and remove the yolks from the whites. Roughly chop the whites.
  • In a mixing bowl, mash the yolks with the mayonnaise, salt, and pepper until creamy. Mix the celery and green onion into the yolk mixture, then stir in the chopped whites. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.
  • Set aside half of the egg salad to use for your meal with an avocado and store the remaining half in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.
  • Season the avocado with salt and pepper, then fill the center with egg salad, and garnish with cucumber slices.
Nutrition Facts
Deli Style Egg Salad with Avocado Cup
Serving Size
 
529.5 g (3/4 cup serving)
Amount per Serving
Calories
530.39
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
45.91
g
71
%
Saturated Fat
 
9.41
g
59
%
Trans Fat
 
0.05
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
14.99
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
17.17
g
Cholesterol
 
570.42
mg
190
%
Sodium
 
659.05
mg
29
%
Potassium
 
724.48
mg
21
%
Calories
530.39
Calories
530.39
Carbohydrates
 
12.48
g
4
%
Fiber
 
6.94
g
29
%
Sugar
 
2.38
g
3
%
Sugar Alcohol
 
0.1
g
Net Carbs
 
5.45
g
Calories
530.39
Protein
 
20.6
g
41
%
Vitamin A
 
1276.6
IU
26
%
Vitamin C
 
8.25
mg
10
%
Calcium
 
93.9
mg
9
%
Iron
 
2.33
mg
13
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients:

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 small stalk celery, finely diced
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 small Persian cucumber, sliced
Nutrition Facts
Deli Style Egg Salad with Avocado Cup
Serving Size
 
529.5 g (3/4 cup serving)
Amount per Serving
Calories
530.39
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
45.91
g
71
%
Saturated Fat
 
9.41
g
59
%
Trans Fat
 
0.05
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
14.99
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
17.17
g
Cholesterol
 
570.42
mg
190
%
Sodium
 
659.05
mg
29
%
Potassium
 
724.48
mg
21
%
Calories
530.39
Calories
530.39
Carbohydrates
 
12.48
g
4
%
Fiber
 
6.94
g
29
%
Sugar
 
2.38
g
3
%
Sugar Alcohol
 
0.1
g
Net Carbs
 
5.45
g
Calories
530.39
Protein
 
20.6
g
41
%
Vitamin A
 
1276.6
IU
26
%
Vitamin C
 
8.25
mg
10
%
Calcium
 
93.9
mg
9
%
Iron
 
2.33
mg
13
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Directions:

  • Place the eggs in a small pot and cover with cool water. Place the pan over medium-high heat, cover, and bring to a boil.
  • When the pan has come to a full boil, turn off the heat and leave the pan untouched for exactly ten minutes.
  • When ten minutes has passed, pour off the water and rinse the eggs under cold water to stop the cooking.
  • Peel the eggs, cut in half, and remove the yolks from the whites. Roughly chop the whites.
  • In a mixing bowl, mash the yolks with the mayonnaise, salt, and pepper until creamy. Mix the celery and green onion into the yolk mixture, then stir in the chopped whites. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.
  • Set aside half of the egg salad to use for your meal with an avocado and store the remaining half in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.
  • Season the avocado with salt and pepper, then fill the center with egg salad, and garnish with cucumber slices.

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