15 Genius Recipes with hard-boiled eggs. If you have a fridge full of leftover Easter eggs or you just love boiled eggs, this list of hard-boiled egg recipes will get you excited.
You will be surprised by what you can accomplish with those leftover colored Easter eggs! We use them to make appetizers, salads, soups, and more! P.S. If you don’t have any leftover Easter Eggs, check out our fail-proof Hard Boiled Egg Recipe. Let’s get cracking!
Hard-boiled eggs are a satisfying (and affordable) source of protein in salads. Eggs are recommended in Federal dietary guidelines as a way to raise good (healthy) cholesterol levels. Enjoy these recipes using hard boiled eggs and I hope you find some new favorite hard boiled egg ideas!
Salads with hard-boiled eggs
The easiest use for leftover boiled eggs is to peel and add to salads – sliced into rings, quartered, or diced.
This Avocado Chicken Salad recipe is a keeper! Easy, excellent chicken salad recipe with lemon dressing, plenty of avocado, irresistible bites of bacon and corn. Optional: For even more protein, we add 2 hard boiled eggs, halved or quartered.
Easy Chicken Cobb Salad with the Best Homemade Cobb Salad Dressing! This protein-packed salad is a meal in itself loaded with crisp lettuce, juicy tomatoes, chicken, bacon, boiled eggs, creamy avocado and crumbled blue cheese.
Salmon Cobb Salad is a modern spin on the classic American Cobb salad. It is definitely a feel-good, protein packed salad loaded with crisp lettuce, sweet corn, avocados, ripe cherry tomatoes and hard-boiled eggs.
I call this a summer soup because it’s served cold. It’s very refreshing to have chilled soup on a hot summer day. I can eat three bowls of this on a hungry stomach. (A mom who chases after a 1-year-old gets hungry ok?!) It’s relatively guilt free; no butter or oils required. Easy, cheap and healthy; that’s my kinda meal.
The addition of mushrooms and a flavorful dressing takes this egg salad over the top. It’s a great lunch option since it doesn’t require re-heating. We enjoyed this served as open-faced sandwiches with a pickle on the side.
This is an easy and tasty version of canapes with egg and chives – little tea sandwiches. If you have leftover eggs from Easter, whip 'em out and make these canapes. The laughing cow cheese works beautifully as an easy spread.
These leftover hard boiled egg recipes probably have you craving eggs ;). Here is a quick recipe on how to hard boil eggs. It’s our standard method and it works every time! Just be sure you use store-bought eggs. Eggs that are super fresh from the farm (or my Mom’s chicken coup), tend to peel with great difficulty unless you can let them stay refrigerated for a couple of weeks before using them, or try Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs for easier peeling.
Q: Did any of these hard boiled egg recipes surprise you? I’d love to hear about your creative uses for Easter eggs in a comment below.
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