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What to Make with Hard Boiled Eggs

Eggs. They’re a staple in any kitchen. They’re delicious, nutritious, easy to cook, and super versatile! So much so that they can be used to elevate almost any dish. 

For instance, don’t know how to amp up your salad, sandwich, or burrito? Add some hard-boiled eggs! 

You’ll be surprised at how many dishes taste even better with hard-boiled eggs. Try one of these 15 egg recipes for your next breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Deviled Eggs

Recipes With Hard Boiled Eggs

1. Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are creamy, delectable, and easy to make. And they’re so pretty to boot. It’s the perfect appetizer! 

Egg Salad Sandwich

2. Egg Salad Sandwich

Ahh. The classic egg salad sandwich. It may not smell appetizing, but it tastes fantastic! It’s super rich, creamy, and so irresistible.

It’s so easy to make it at home! Mash eggs, mayo, and mustard, until smooth and creamy.

Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy with bread or a croissant!

3. ELT 

Nope, that’s no typo. ELT is a fun variation of the BLT, where the bacon is replaced with a humble, hard-boiled egg. 

And don’t worry, just because we’re taking out the bacon doesn’t mean your sandwich won’t taste as good. Try it, and it’ll be love at first bite. 

You just spread mayo on bread, top it with slices of tomato and hard-boiled egg, lettuce, and close it with another slice of bread.

It’s so good, you won’t even miss the bacon!

Tomato Avocado Sandwich

4. Tomato Avocado Sandwich

For another super healthy and yummy sandwich, slice up some tomatoes and avocados and put them on an English muffin.

Top it with a sliced hard-boiled egg and close the muffin. It’s like an elevated avocado toast!

Green Salad with Bacon, Avocado and Hard-boiled Eggs

5. Green Salad with Bacon, Avocado, and Hard-boiled Eggs 

If you’re not in the mood for bread, you can always opt for a salad.

Hard-boiled eggs make such a great addition to leafy bowls. They taste great, and they’ll supply you with extra protein and nutrition to boot!

For this salad, I like combining mixed greens, cubed avocados, sliced hard-boiled eggs, croutons, and bacon for that yummy crunch. Any vinaigrette dressing is perfect for this!

Pesto Quinoa With Hard-Boiled Egg

6. Pesto Quinoa Breakfast Bowls

Breakfast bowls are all the rage nowadays, and it’s not surprising! They’re hearty, tasty, and so good for your body. 

My personal favorite is combining quinoa, pesto, avocado slices, and a hard-boiled egg to finish it off. The strong flavor and the vibrant color are just so inviting, I can’t resist.

Hard-Boiled Egg and Avocado Bowl

7. Hard-Boiled Egg and Avocado Bowl

You’ve probably noticed by now that I keep pairing hard-boiled eggs and avocados. The explanation is simple: they taste so well together!

So, here’s another fantastic breakfast bowl for you. This one is so scrumptious, it’s hard to believe it’s good for you!

To make, combine cubed hard-boiled eggs, chopped red onion, and avocado and bell pepper slices. Season with salt and pepper and voila! You’ll have a fun, fantastic breakfast.

8. Potato Edamame Salad

This lip-smacking potato salad is to die for! This recipe calls for edamame and hard-boiled potatoes, so you can just imagine how awesome it is.

It comes together quick and easy, too. You cook all the ingredients – potatoes, eggs, and edamame in a single pot, just at different times. 

For the dressing, just mix onion, vinegar, oil, and chopped basil, mint, and dill. Flavor with salt and pepper. 

Once all the elements are ready, coat the potatoes and edamame with the dressing, and top with sliced hard-boiled eggs. 

Ham Salad Sandwich

9. Ham Salad Sandwich

This is perfect for when you have a ton of leftover ham!

Ham and egg both make such a delicious sandwich filling, so why not put them together?

Here’s how to make the tastiest, heartiest ham and egg salad: 

Finely mince the ham with a knife. If you want to make things easier, there’s always the food processor. 

Toss the ham with finely chopped hard-boiled eggs and pickle relish. Coat in mayo until it’s smooth and creamy.

Chill it in the fridge for an hour, and it’s ready for use.

Cobb Salad

10. Cobb Salad

We can’t talk about salads and not bring up the classic cobb salad. It’s such a colorful, tasty, and healthy dish! It’s even better with some hard-boiled eggs.

For this cobb salad, I suggest a creamy Greek yogurt dressing flavored with dill, buttermilk, garlic and onion powder, and salt and pepper. Yum yum yum.

Egg Breakfast Casserole

11. Egg Breakfast Casserole

Ahh. The perfect holiday breakfast. Meats, veggies, cheese, all baked into one delectable dish!

But if you want to take it to another level, add some hard-boiled eggs into the mix. The flavor and texture combination is just perfection.

Oatmeal With Hard-Boiled Eggs and Greens

12. On top of your oatmeal

You might consider oatmeal as a sweet dish, but hey, who says it can’t be savory?

Instead of sugar or honey, flavor your oatmeal with salt and pepper, and top it with a sliced hard-boiled egg. Delish!

Breakfast Burrito

13. Breakfast Burrito

Who can say no to a breakfast burrito? While they’re usually filled with scrambled eggs, hard-boiled eggs are just as good! 

Chop up some hard-boiled eggs and layer them into your tortilla. Add your favorite ground meat, veggies, salsa, and cheese. Roll the tortilla and enjoy!

Soy Sauce Eggs

14. Soy Sauce Eggs

Do you know those boiled eggs restaurants put in their ramen? Notice how they have a darker color and more flavor than regular ones? 

That’s because they marinate the eggs in soy sauce, cinnamon, sugar, and star anise. And yes, you can do it yourself to garnish your homemade ramen.

Soak your hard-boiled eggs in the mixture overnight and you’re done.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

15. Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is not a drill, people! Who would’ve thought you can use hard-boiled eggs to make chocolate chip cookies?

This is definitely one more thing kids can look forward to.

To make, just add 2 finely chopped hard-boiled eggs into your ordinary cookie batter, mix, and scoop into a baking dish. Pop them in the oven and they’re done! 

What to Make with Hard Boiled Eggs

Not sure what to do with those leftover hard boiled eggs? Here are 15 recipes that will transform your leftover eggs into an entirely new meal!


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  • Prep a delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
What To Make With Hard-Boiled Eggs

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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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