Egg salad is a simple and yummy appetizer. It can also be used as a filling for sandwich. This recipe is inspired from French and German Jew style egg salad which uses raw salted onions. You can also mash the eggs to attain a chunky texture. There are also a variety of ingredients that you can use for this salad like sauteed shallots, sauteed mushrooms, bell pepper, chopped nuts etc.
Hard boiled eggs- 3
Salad Cucumber- 1 small
Ground black pepper- 1/3 tsp
salt to taste
Oil - 2 tsp
Fresh parsley or dill- 1to 2 tsp
Lemon juice- a few drops
Lettuce and black olives for garnish
In a pan saute shallots till golden brown. Add parsely, ground black pepper and a pinch of salt and mix well.
Slice boiled eggs and arrange on a bed of cucumber and tomatoes. Layer the caramelized onions and sprinkle black pepper, paprika and salt. Drizzle lemon juice and garnish with olives and lettuce.
If you want a chunkier texture, crumble the boiled eggs with a fork and mix with caramelized shallots. Serve with cucumber and lettuce. Serve with bread or with crackers.
Hope you will all enjoy!