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Egg Salad Sandwich (Diabetic)

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“This sounds like a great low-fat egg salad. Recipe from "The Diabetes Snack Munch Nibble Nosh Book" by Ruth Glick. Cooking time does not include time for hard-boiling the eggs. Comments from the book: If you love egg salad but have cut it from your meal plan because of the cholesterol, try this zippy recipe, which discards half of the egg yolks. With all of the taste of traditional egg salad and far less fat, it's one of this cookbook author's favorite sandwiches.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 large hard-cooked eggs, cooled
  • 1 tablespoon nonfat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 14 teaspoon dijon-style mustard
  • 1 pinch salt (optional)
  • 14 cup celery, finely-chopped
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread, reduced-fat
  • paprika, for garnish (optional)


  1. Cut each egg in half.
  2. Carefully remove the yolks.
  3. Discard one yolk.
  4. In a small bowl, mash the remaining egg yolk.
  5. Add the sour cream, pickle relish, mayonnaise, mustard, and salt (if desired).
  6. Stir to mix well.
  7. Stir in the celery.
  8. Chop the egg whites and stir them into the yolk mixture.
  9. Spread the mixture on each slice of bread.
  10. Serve as open-faced sandwiches.
  11. If desired, garnish with a light sprinkling of paprika.
  12. Serving size: 1/3 cup egg salad with 1 bread slice.
  13. Exchanges Per Serving: 1 Medium-Fat Meat, 1 Starch.
  14. Nutrition Facts: Calories 148; Calories from Fat 62; Total Fat 7g; Saturated Fat 2g; Cholesterol 215mg; Sodium 296mg; Carbohydrate 14g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 4g; Protein 9g.

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