Our Avocado Egg Salad is one of our most popular lunch recipes! Our readers love this for lunch or anytime of day. You’re going to love this creamy avocado version of the classic egg salad.

Avocado Egg Salad Recipe in a bowl

Avocado Egg Salad Recipe

Everywhere we turn, creamy and ripe avocados recipes are popping up everywhere. Aside from our favorite avocado guacamole recipe, we love smashing avocados or adding chunks of delicious avocado into our egg salads. Why not? It’s such a treat to enjoy a simple egg salad recipe that’s studded with so much flavor and texture on crackers or toast. Even added to sliders make a great vegetarian avocado slider dish. Our recipe is a perfect for breakfast, brunch or lunch waiting to happen

Avocado Egg Salad Recipe on a plate

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Tips How to Make Avocado Egg Salad Recipe

  • You can adapt this recipe by adding it to your favorite classic egg salad recipe or using our recipe below. Our recipe is pretty decadent and calls for a medium-large ripe avocado. But if you want to still maintain the integrity of the salad, then consider using a smaller one.
  • Extra flavor options are adding a touch of curry powder. Wow, this is really good! A bit of curry powder with soy sauce and paprika amp this up to an extraordinary egg salad sandwich.
  • If you have issues peeling boiled eggs, here’s our tutorial on easy peel eggs.
  • Low carb keto serving suggestion: Even added as a big mound on top of a pile of delicious lettuce greens and your favorite salad dressing makes a fantastic green salad for lunch!
  • If you’re planning a brunch menu, this dish is perfect for brunch! serve it with crackers or on the side and it’s everyone favorite brunch recipe that’s super easy to make.

Make Ahead Egg Salad Recipe

You can literally make a big tub of it the day before. It should last in the fridge for about 3 days, max. After 3 days the avocado really start to turn brown. But it’s definitely a great dish to make ahead of time if you’re serving it the next day. Everyone will dive in and fall in love with something totally different than just your regular everyday egg salad.

Avocado Egg Salad

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  • 7-8 (7) hard boiled eggs , chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) lemon juice or lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) minced cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) kosher or sea salt , or to taste
  • fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground cumin and paprika (optional)
  • 1 medium-large (1 medium-large) ripe avocado , chopped small


  • In bowl, combine eggs, mayo, lemon juice, cilantro, salt, pepper, mustard and optional spices. Gently combine well.
  • Add chopped avocado and combine into egg salad mixture. Smash the avocado to your desired texture.
  • Serve with crackers or bread.


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Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories: 232kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 11g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 332mg, Sodium: 786mg, Potassium: 110mg, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 470IU, Vitamin C: 0.5mg, Calcium: 44mg, Iron: 1.2mg

Ideas on How to Serve Avocado Egg Salad

  • The classic way, in a sandwich.
  • Make it keto friendly by serving it on a bed of green lettuce
  • As an appetizer with crackers
  • Eat this with tortilla chips or Doritos. So good!
  • Inside a pita bread with some hummus

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