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Pesto Egg Salad

Pesto Egg Salad
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Pesto egg salad offers a unique fresh and herbaceous alternative to classic egg salad. The vibrant, clean flavors of basil and flat-leaf parsley offer a charming twist on a classic dish.

  • hard-boiled eggs, chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup
    Italian flat-leaf parsley, fresh, minced
  • 1/2 cup
    basil, fresh, minced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • shallot, minced
  • scallions, white and light green parts; minced
  • 1/2 cup
    low-fat mayonnaise
    unrefined sea salt, to taste
    Paprika and Bibb lettuce, to serve
  1. Combine chopped eggs, herbs, garlic, shallot, scallions together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Fold homemade mayonnaise into the mixture of eggs and herbs until they’re well-coated.
  3. Season gently to taste with unrefined sea salt.
  4. Serve over lettuce, seasoned with paprika.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories215
  • Carbohydrates8.8g
    • Dietary fiber0g
  • Cholesterol287mg
  • Fat16.4g
    • Saturated fat3.5g
  • Sodium303mg
  • Protein8.9g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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