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Recipe

Egg Salad with Smoked Salmon, Capers & Dill

Scott Phillips

Servings: four as a main course.

Serve this salad on a bed of lettuce or on toasted sandwich bread as a main course, or spoon it onto toasted pita triangles for an hors d’oeuvre.

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 6 oz. cold-smoked salmon, cut into small dice (1 scant cup)
  • 6 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 small red onion, cut into small dice (about 2/3 cup)
  • 1/3 cup capers, drained
  • 2 Tbs. minced fresh dill
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Nutritional Information

      Nutritional Sample Size based on four servings
      Calories (kcal) : 340
      Fat Calories (kcal): 260
      Fat (g): 30
      Saturated Fat (g): 6
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 3.5
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 19
      Cholesterol (mg): 325
      Sodium (mg): 1580
      Carbohydrates (g): 3
      Fiber (g): 1
      Protein (g): 18

Preparation

  • Put the eggs in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover. Cover the pan and bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat. As soon as the water boils, remove the pan from the heat and let stand, covered, until the eggs are hard-cooked, 10 minutes. Put the eggs in ice water to cool.
  • Peel the eggs, chop finely, and put them in a medium bowl. Add the salmon, oil, onion, capers, dill, and lemon juice and zest. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss gently but well and serve.

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  • G.K. | 08/11/2009

    Love it and make it all the time.

  • sewapel | 04/10/2009

    Very good. I used 8 oz salmon instead of 6 oz, and decreased the amount of dill just a tiny bit. We ate it as a light dinner in toasted bread. It was a hit!

  • Sile | 03/28/2008

    Big hit as an appetizer at our Easter dinner. Very easy to make and with no mayo, much less fat that most "egg salads"

  • DrDebrah | 11/23/2007

    Healthy and scrumptious! This was going to be an hor d'ordourve for a party but my husband and I loved it SOOOOO much that we ended up eating it all before the party!You and your guests won't be disappointed, however it might need a little more color .... add ex-small diced red bell pepper to center of toast topped with this.

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