Nutrients per 1/2-cup Serving:
Calories from Fat: 30
Saturated Fat: 1g
Trans Fat: 0g
Dietary Fiber: 3.5g
YIELD: 2 x 1/2 cup servings
PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 0 minutes
Egg Salad is the perfect school lunch! It’s hearty, tasty and takes no time at all to prepare. Trade the fatty, mayonnaise-laden version for this Eat-Clean recipe from The Eat-Clean Diet® for Family and Kids! Make sure to pack it in a cooler.
• ¼ cup / 60 ml fat-free cottage cheese
• 1 Tbsp / 15 ml skim milk
• 1 tsp / 5 ml mustard
• 4 hardboiled egg whites, diced
• 1 hardboiled yolk
• 2 Tbsp / 30 ml chopped green onion
• 2 Tbsp / 30 ml chopped celery
• Dash curry powder
• ¼ tsp / 1 ml sea salt
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From: lahd2005 about 3 years ago
I made this saturday and loved it. But, I'm not sure how many servings it makes? I'm guessing 2?? Did I miss that info? or can someone give me an idea?
From: justdoit about 3 years ago
haven't made it yet but your serving size is 1Cup
From: Lisa Baxter about 3 years ago
I was really pleasantly surprised with how great this tasted! I did not add the mustard, but it tasted great without it! I did add some pepper.
From: debmaz about 3 years ago
I own a restaurant . and am a Big Foodie- my husband is a Chef
I made this yesterday and it was delicious. No one believed it had no mayo in it
I could see this as faux deviled eggs Bravo!
From: Miss Ava Marie about 3 years ago
I am so excited to try this recipe! I am a huge egg salad fan! Thanks for the recipe!
From: lrc7970 about 3 years ago
How many does this recipe serve?
From: sarahcooley about 3 years ago
I made this today - tastes AMAZING!
For us it served two, these were pretty packed sandwiches though! Could probably serve three, but not much more.
From: DoingItForMyself about 3 years ago
I love love love this. I used plain yogurt instead of milk. I put the cottage cheese, yogurt and eggs in a food processor and then stirred everything else in. Used the no salt cottage cheese so it brought the sodium down a bit and by my calculations this is 2 servings.
From: kell about 3 years ago
I made this today for lunch, but I doubled it so I would have enough to feed the whole family. It was amazing!! I added some pepper to it and we ate it wrapped in whole wheat tortillas. It is a little runny though, so maybe use less milk.
From: Gracebythesea about 3 years ago
I just made this but used a dry low fat cottage cheese with only 125 mg of salt per 1/4 cup so it brought the sodium way down. I also deleted the mustard and put it in a wrap with arugula (adds a peppery taste without the pepper) and pea shoots. It was delicious and filling! I will definitely make this again.
From: KimClosson about 3 years ago
Is the calories with the bread or with out? 170 seems low with two pieces of bread.
Ahh.. I think the calorie count is for 1 cup of egg salad which is one serving. The bread is extra caloires.
From: sjkeith about 3 years ago
This recipe ROCKS! You do not miss the mayo at all. I skipped the curry powder, and added a dash of rice vinegar, which gave it a nice mayo-like flavor. I bet you could use the cottage-cheese mixture for almost anything mayonaise-based, like maybe potato salad??
From: limor_magic about 3 years ago
I made this yesterday and halved the ready mix to use as 2 servings. As soon as I made it, I ate the first serving - it was awesome. I refregirated the rest and the next day everything was in liquid because of the whey in the cottage cheese.
Nonethless, it was delicious and best of all - it managed to keep me really balanced and my blood-sugar was as steady as can be (= no hunger pangs all day long).
From: eatclean4life about 3 years ago
Thanks for sharing. I'll make it tomorrow. I love egg salad but wasn't sure how to make it really clean. Thanks.
From: loreli about 3 years ago
This sounds good...new this week to eating clean
From: ahillinfantry about 3 years ago
My husband loves egg salad... cant wait to try this one out for him!
From: Tamara about 3 years ago
First time exploring this web-site.. Love to cook........Egg salad is one of my families favorites, but not very healthy....Can't wait to try for lunch tomorrow.
From: Micheleg59 about 3 years ago
I loved this recipe. I never would have known that there was no mayo in it if I hadn't made it myself. I added pepper as well. On the down side, I felt it was a bit time consuming for only two sandwiches. I would like to experiment to see If I can speed it up somehow. Any ideas?
Just got a call from my husband on his way home from work. He did not eat his egg-salad-sandwich because it was all soggy. Anyone have this problem when you've packed it in a lunch? It was properly refrigerated all day.
From: leeannefitzy about 3 years ago
Does anyone know if there is a non-dairy option for egg salad? I love the sounds of this recipe but can't eat it this way...thanks!
From: LVFitMama about 3 years ago
Great recipe if you prepare and eat right away. I made it last night in preparation for my lunch today and it was watery and not so good. Will make it again, but like I said, I'll eat it right away.
From: sbyoung about 3 years ago
Love this recipe! I made this at a family reunion (converted the recipe to feed 25 people) and everyone loved it! This is one of my go-to recipes for lunch.
From: crystalchuckgracie about 3 years ago
has anyone tried this in tuna salad or chicken salad?
From: Ashley Pierrette about 3 years ago
I tried this a few days ago...it was soo yummy I was missing egg salad since its one of my favorites...the portion is pretty large which is awesome I'm making it again tonight
From: Buddy's Mama about 3 years ago
I was just this afternoon talking about egg salad! My friend refuses to eat it, because of the mayo, but she loves cottage cheese. When I found this recipe, I had to try it and OMG I love it and I am as picky as they come and I truly loved it! Can't wait to have it again tomorrow for lunch! Thank you!!
From: smalltheresa about 2 years ago
the way to stop keeping soggy sandwich simply put it in a separate countainer or bowl wrap up bread separately
From: DDG about 2 years ago
I like egg salad, so I look forward to trying it this weekend. I'm new to the Eat Clean family and am excited about trying the recipes!
From: MsImperfect0 about 2 years ago
i was honestly scared to try this. and i was amazed at how delicious it was!!!
From: scrapperjade about 2 years ago
This is such a good recipe! It was one of my first Eat Clean meals and I was very impressed! I wanted to make it for lunch when my in-laws were visiting, but was vetoed because FIL doesn't like mustard (I totally could have skipped it, but whatever). I made regular egg salad and was so disappointed in it, lol. This recipe is 100x better!!
From: kchrisp about 2 years ago
Best egg salad EVER!!! Kids liked it too and they could not believe there was onion in it. I wish I would have looked at how much the recipe yielded. I would have doubled it!!!
From: TheFirstNoel_13 about 2 years ago
Great picnic food, too. Took it to the beach and LOVED it!
From: 2dka about 2 years ago
Like the recipe. Not a big fan of celery so I used chopped spinach instead ,aso used cayenne pepper in lieu of curry powder.
From: Dobilynn about 2 years ago
No mayo egg salad! Very very good! I had about 2 servings-the best lunch ever!Thank you for sharing! :)
From: alicakes about 2 years ago
What can you use in place of the cottage cheese...because of an dairy allergy???
From: lindsaybrett about 2 years ago
This is wonderful! I found mine to be a bit too salty, so I will probably halve or leave out the sea salt next time. I'm guessing 1 cup is actually 2 servings as well. Even a half cup would not fit onto my slice of sprouted bread.
From: hannahbeth212 about 2 years ago
i made this and i absolutely loved it!!!!
From: mamachka about 2 years ago
I felt like egg salad today...and I so i felt it would be a good opportunity to jump in and finally try this. I was actually very nervous I would not like it and would be wasting all that food, because I gave up regular mayo years ago and have been eating egg salad for years with Fat Free dressing and was used to that . Meanwhile...Yuck :-p FF mayo has corn syrup in it and all kinds of garbage! This Eat-Clean Egg Salad was SO good! I omitted the skim milk ...j just mashed the heck out of it. I didn't have the green onion ...but I added celery seed along with the celery, and the sea salt. I put it on 2 brown rice cakes (not exactly cooler 1, as I already had oats for B-fast but I am ok with that) and I topped it with mixed baby greens & avocado and I did not miss the regular or FF mayo at all. And it has even more protein than if you used mayo from the cottage cheese YAY! :-)
From: merebear about 2 years ago
As I was making it, wasnt sure I would like it... but it was DELICIOUS! I left out the green onion (not a big fan) and put it on whole grain bread with lettuce and tomato. YUM!
From: coachannagray about 2 years ago
can't wait to try this
From: LizzieO about 2 years ago
I love egg salad and LOVE this recipe. Totally worth switching to without giving up flavor.
I also tried making egg salad with humus another way to stay eating clean and alot of flavor.
From: frauline_annie about 2 years ago
I made this and loved it. I will probably even make it and take it to work even though it gets a little watery. I didn't add the milk. Also I had it in a glass bowl. When it came time to eat it I didn't use bread. I put a portion in a bowl and I cut up some cherry tomatoes on top that I just picked from the garden. VERY yummy.
From: havasumom about 2 years ago
I just made this, I was not to sure about the cottage cheese, but it was sooo good, even my picky 11 yr. old loved it!!
From: toppcat66 about 2 years ago
I just made this and I loved it. I did substitute the green onion for dehydrated chopped onion, and omitted the celery.
From: greeksinger about 2 years ago
I like to make my egg salad with Trader Joe's spicy hummus instead of mayonnaise. it's delicious and clean, and doesn't need much added spices or flavors!
From: bluejay about 2 years ago
I never thought to use cottage cheese... but will definitely try it... :))
From: Jhon-telly about 2 years ago
My husband has been begging me for egg salad sandwiches!!! Can't wait to try this out!
From: Nikkijo89 about 2 years ago
I am not a fan of cottage cheese! Can you taste it?
From: jkneisel about 1 year ago
I loved this recipe- but, mine didn't stay very well... I wanted to make it in bulk to use it for 2-3 days. However, when I went to use it the next day it was much too runny to use. Any suggestions?.... or anyone else have this problem? Other than that, this was delicious!
From: shuttlewifey about 1 year ago
awesome! didn't even miss the mayo!!
From: ashleyfarr about 1 year ago
For a non-dairy option, I whipped lite silken tofu in the magic bullet and added a little less than 1/4 cup. Because the silken tofu is a little runnier than cottage cheese I omitted the milk. Soooooo good!
I have found the whipped silken tofu is an awesome sub for greek yogurt or cottage cheese in recipes. I tried it for the first time about a month ago and i loved it!
From: AlphaMama about 1 year ago
Today is my Day 1. I made this for my lunch! I loved it! I hope everything is as good as this...Thank you so much!
From: PaschaDee about 1 year ago
This is my first recipe to try. I just absolutely loved it. I have always liked egg, tuna and salmon salads. Just never knew that I could use cottage cheese instead of mayo.
From: dvachon82 about 10 months ago
I couldnt find my curry so I used paprika instead. SUCH an awesome alternative to egg salad made with maynonnaise. LOVES this recipe!
From: negra.morada about 9 months ago
I can say was not a fan of cottage cheese, but this has changed my mind. It is easy to make and taste great. I don't eat thing that taste nasty, no mater how healthy it is for you! I added more curry (yum!) and added pepper. The serving is for 1/2 cup, not 1 cup, FYI. This is a new cooler staple!
And I only used two egg whites, one yolk. Seemed like plenty to me.
From: patience13 about 3 months ago
I'm new to the whole eating clean thing, but I have a question about the fat free cottage cheese. I thought you should avoid fat free anything due to the added sugars?
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