Eggcellent Egg Salad Sandwich

by Mar 8th, 2010 // Lunch, Recipes

Eggcellent Egg Salad Sandwich

Eggcellent Egg Salad Sandwich

Part two of the shower installment… These open faced egg salad sandwiches are as pretty as they are tasty. My kid loved the cornichons – or as he calls them – mini pickles.

Prep Time: 15 mins  Cooking Time: 20 mins

Ingredients:
10 eggs
1/3 cup real mayo
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
salt & pepper
2 tablespoons chives (finely chopped)
1 loaf french bread (baguette)
2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
20 cornichons

Prepare the eggs according the the Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs recipe. When cool, place all eggs in a medium bowl and use a pairing knife to slice up eggs into small chunks. (You can also use a food processor, but I find that it tastes much better when done by hand.) Mix in mayo and mustard. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir in chives and refrigerate. Meanwhile, cut off ends of baguette. Slice the remainder of the baguette into 1/2 inch slices on the diagonal. Brush olive oil on to each piece of bread and cook in oven at 300 degree for 5 to 10 minutes or until warm toasty but not  rock hard. While bread is toasting, cut cornichons into thirds. Once bread is done, spread egg salad evenly among all slices of bread and garnish each piece with three slices of cornichon.Eggcellent Egg Salad Sandwich

Eggcellent shower food.

14 Comments on “Eggcellent Egg Salad Sandwich”

  1. 1.) Dana
    March 9th, 2010

    Your baked ziti was a huge hit with Cal and Henry (who actually liked it better cold!). Can't wait to try this next!

  2. 2.) Janie
    March 9th, 2010

    I tried this egg salad, and it was delicious! I love this blog – I can't wait to read it when new posts come out – what a terrific idea! Keep it up, and thank you for the great recipes.

  3. 3.) Kelly
    March 9th, 2010

    Mmmm…love any excuse to eat or serve cornichons! Great blog!

  4. 4.) Michelle
    March 9th, 2010

    Sounds great!

  5. 5.) Genevieve
    March 9th, 2010

    Great idea for the gazillion hard-boiled eggs we'll have in a few weeks. Yummy.

  6. 6.) Saher
    March 9th, 2010

    My daughter loves cornichons and eggs. Thanks for the recipe!

  7. 7.) Naomi
    March 9th, 2010

    Can't wait to make this recipe–looks like a total crowd pleaser. Like Dana commented, your baked ziti was AWESOME. Love your site! Thanks for the inspiration and great ideas!

  8. 8.) alice
    March 9th, 2010

    feodor is gonna love this!

  9. 9.) vanessa
    March 9th, 2010

    seriously woman…how do you find the time.

  10. 10.) Kathy
    March 9th, 2010

    This looks really yummy. I'm a sucker for egg salad!

  11. 11.) Jovanka
    March 10th, 2010

    Love this site! Keep up the amazing work!

  12. 12.) Nicole
    March 10th, 2010

    These look delish! Oh and the kid is super cute too!

  13. 13.) Natalie
    March 11th, 2010

    These are going to be a hit in our house! Yum!

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