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Egg Salad
Tea Sandwich Recipe

An egg salad tea sandwich is a good choice for tea parties, especially if you have another finger sandwich selection that has meat in it. This provides an alternate to those who prefer not to have meat.
Start with this simple but satisfying recipe.

tea sandwiches

"Finger sandwiches-
a staple of any
teatime party .

Egg Salad Recipe

  • 6 Hard Boiled Eggs
  • 3 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon Mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 dash salt

For hard cook eggs, place eggs in sauce pan and cover
with cold water, bring to a rolling boil over high heat; then reduce heat to medium boil for an additional 10 minutes. Place eggs right away into ice water. This will keep yolks nice and bright yellow.

After chilled, remove eggshells and slice with egg slicer
or cut cut into cubes with a knife.

In a medium bowl mix together sliced eggs, mustard, mayo, salt and pepper.

Read our tips on spreading and slicing tea sandwiches.

For our baby shower tea party, we used country white and tomato basil bread. May serve with lettuce.

Makes about 10 large triangles or 20 finger sandwiches.

Floral Egg Salad Finger Sandwich Recipe -great to use with a floral or garden party theme.

Using the above recipe, spread egg salad on triangular cut, dense open-faced bread sprinkle a small amount of fresh Marigold or Impatients petals on top.

An egg salad sandwich is versatile and can be adapted to create various recipes.
Try adding any of the following

  • Sliced olives to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Good pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Chopped parsley and/or chives
  • 1 small stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon onion
  • 1/4 Teaspoon balsamic vinegar



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