Curried Apple Egg Salad Sandwich

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Curried Apple Egg Salad Sandwich - the best egg salad sandwich you've ever eaten.

Curried Apple Egg Salad Sandwich

Curried Apple Egg Salad Sandwich – In the past, egg salad sandwiches have been as enticing to me as eating a slop sandwich (sorry if I’ve offended any egg salad sandwich lovers out there). I’m not sure if it was the smell or the drab yellow paste that turned me off but I was a hater none the less. All that changed one day a couple of years ago when I saw a cooking show on TV that was doing interesting takes on good ole fashioned sandwiches. I scrunched up my nose as they showed the typical yellow-grayish mush with white crust-less bread but then something caught my attention…wait, that looks interesting. Curry, apple, lime juice, cilantro… how could anything with those ingredients be bad. Toasted multi-grain bread…yum! OK, that was it, I was sold. I ran out to the store, bought all the ingredients and went to work making the recipe. OMG was all I could say. Fresh, lively and full of flavor. This was by far the best egg salad sandwich I had ever eaten. Now this updated classic sandwich makes regular lunch appearances in our home.

If you’ve been put off by egg salad sandwiches in the past, you must try this – it’ll change your perspective and you’ll become a convert, I promise!

Curried Apple Egg Salad Sandwich


  • 6 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 1 cup apples, diced (Granny smith recommended)
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ stalk celery, chopped
  • ¼ cup cilantro or parsley
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1½ tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp old fashion mustard
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Bread of your choice


  1. Hard-boil the eggs. Cool, run under water, remove the shells carefully. Chop or mash eggs into small chunks.
  2. Wisk mayo, lime juice, curry, mustard, salt and cayenne together in a large bowl. Add the eggs, apple, onion and cilantro or parsley, stir to combine.
  3. Toast your bread and spread the curried egg mixture on toast. Enjoy!

Download the Curried Apple Egg Salad Sandwich recipe HERE.

Forget your grandma's recipe, this is the BEST EGG SALAD SANDWICH you've ever eaten.

I hope you enjoyed this recipe.  Check out some of my other recipes including: Double chocolate pecan cookiesThe ultimate rice krispie squareBest salad everNo bake energy balls,  the best chicken soup you’ll ever eatBailey’s dipped toasted marshmallowszucchini quinoa pattiesperfect chocolate chip cookiesmarinated feta cheesemediterranean humus.


3 Comments on Curried Apple Egg Salad Sandwich

  1. Victor
    March 24, 2015 at 11:47 AM (6 years ago)

    Looks delicious!

  2. Mel
    October 2, 2019 at 4:54 PM (1 year ago)

    Oh my word! Was looking for an egg salad with apple and stumbled on your site. It was amazing!!!! What a twist!! I made one batch and then immediately did a second batch since I had all the ingredients out. My parents and husband were all delighted and surprised when I said egg salad is for lunch!! So Good!!! Thankyou very much for sharing this with the world!

  3. Danielle
    July 16, 2020 at 3:35 PM (8 months ago)

    This was delicious and toddler approved. I didn’t have red onion but it was still good. I also added a few grapes.


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