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An egg-salad sandwich is a protein-rich lunch with lots of flavor. Skip the mustard if your kids like a mellower base. Any fresh herb is showcased well in this filling.

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes (includes boiling eggs)
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Ready time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: Makes two sandwiches


3 hard-boiled eggs, cooled and diced

1 ½ tablespoons. mayonnaise

1 teaspoons Dijon mustard

4-5 leaves fresh basil, chopped

squeeze of fresh lime (or lemon)

salt and pepper to taste


To hard-boil the eggs, bring a pot of water to boil and add eggs (ideally at room temperature and pierced on one end with a small hole) and boil for 10 minutes. Remove, cool, and peel.

In a small bowl combine all the ingredients. Taste and adjust seasoning.

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