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Mom’s Egg Salad Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

6 servings

Green pepper and celery add crunch to this well-flavored and creamy classic sandwich while fresh tomatoes and lettuce lend a splash of color. Tirzah Lujan or Wichita Falls, Texas shares this recipe for her mom's favorite sandwich.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 12 slices white bread
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 6 slices tomato

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, mayonnaise, chili sauce, salt and pepper. Stir in the eggs, green pepper, celery, onion, pimientos and parsley.
  2. On six slices of bread, layer lettuce, tomato and 1/2 cup egg salad. Top with remaining bread.

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