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Gluten-Free "No Mayo" egg salad sandwich!

Updated on March 4, 2014

The no mayo egg salad sandwich

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English cheddar with whole grain mustard and ale
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The "No Mayo" egg salad!

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Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: 4 sandwiches


  • 1 avocado, ripe
  • 4 eggs, hard boiled
  • 2 tablespoons onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon, freshly squeezed, add one tablespoon first, then taste.
  • 2 tablespoons mustard, I like german style
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese, I used English Cheddar with wholegrain mustard and ale
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, finely ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, finely and freshly ground

The "No Mayo" egg salad sandwich

  1. Boil , cool, and peel eggs. Scoop out avocado and add the mustard, lemon juice, minced garlic and onion, salt and pepper. Stir all the ingredients together.
  2. If using bread, I like to toast the bread, then add the egg salad. Now sprinkle some cheese on top and pop it back in the toaster until the cheese is brown and bubbly. This takes about 5 more minutes.

No mayo egg salad

I like to just boil a whole dozen eggs at a time. This way you can whip this sandwich out super fast and the extra eggs can be snacks throughout the week. I have kept this salad over night in the refrigerator and although it can turn ever so slightly brown, it's still delicious the next day.

To pick a ripe avocado, hold it top to bottom with your forefinger and thumb. It should yield ever so slighty to the touch. Please don't pick them up and start squeezing away at the body. It leaves bruises on the avocado you can't see until you scoop it out.

This recipe is also perfect for a party dip. Serve it with veggies, crackers or small pieces of whole grain bread. I hope you like it as much as my husband. He doesn't like mayo so this is perfect and WAY better for you!


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    • MindbodyandFood4u profile image

      MindbodyandFood4u 4 years ago from Ohio

      That's funny you should say that! My husband hates mayo too and this is perfect for him! Why not get max nutrition for your calories?

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      Jolan 4 years ago from West Coast

      Wow, this is great! I love avocados and I hate mayonnaise. But I used to love egg salad sandwiches growing up. I am definitely going to give this a try - I always have a ton of avocados on hand! Thanks!

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      MindbodyandFood4u 5 years ago from Ohio

      You can always use the avocado and just put in less mayo!

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      pmolinero 5 years ago from Cyprus

      It looks delicious, I will try that!

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      vegaswriter 5 years ago from Las Vegas

      I think I might try it. I make egg salad regularly. I love avacado but I also love mayo.

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      MindbodyandFood4u 5 years ago from Ohio

      It will become your new favorite. You can play around with how much lemon you add for a super bright flavor. Start with the smallest amount then add until your palate is happy! My husband and I love it on rye bread but it will taste great on any whole grain bread!

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      Sherri 5 years ago from Southeastern Pennsylvania

      I love this idea. Avocado is such a creamy and nutritious ingredient. Then add onion, garlic, and mustard...this is a winner. Unfortunately for me, I had my egg salad (traditionally made with mayo) yesterday. But this is on my menu for next week. Pinned!

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      MindbodyandFood4u 5 years ago from Ohio

      It is different! Think of all the added nutrition ,taking out the mayo and using avocado instead! If you going to consume calories, make sure they are good ones!

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Wow this sounds different and really good. Will try it soon.