20 Recipes That Use Up Hard-Boiled Eggs

published Apr 6, 2023
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Each Easter, your excess supply of colorfully dyed hard-boiled eggs can feel like a curse. And considering how expensive eggs are these days, using up leftovers is especially top of mind right now. Rest assured, we have plenty of fun and delicious ways to make sure no yolk goes to waste. Think beyond deviled eggs and egg salad (though you should totally make those too!). A hard-boiled egg is a wonderful and satisfying way to add protein to salads, sandwiches, and more. 

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Togarashi Deviled Eggs Recipe
Thanks to extra-rich Kewpie mayonnaise and togarashi, a Japanese chili pepper-based spice blend, these deviled eggs are a cut above your average garden variety.
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Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe
Not only do fresh chives and dill add a bright pop of color and flavor, they make this otherwise basic egg salad taste elevated.
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Mason Jar Tuna Niçoise
Prep this classic composed salad in advance, layer it in a Mason jar, and you've got a make-ahead lunch that's downright impressive.
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Polonaise Sauce Recipe
This sauce adds a look of elegance, a buttery crunch, eggy richness, and brightness (both from the lemon and herbs) to any dish it’s added to.
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Beet-Pickled Deviled Eggs

With a beet-brine bath, deviled eggs take on a striking pink cloak as well as bright and earthy flavor.

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How To Make the Best Classic Potato Salad

This classic, all-American potato salad (that includes hard-boiled eggs, of course!) is a winner every time.

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Kale Bistro Salad

Jammy yolks are great, but a hard-boiled egg will do just fine in this glorious bistro-style kale salad with cacio e pepe croutons.

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Breakfast Grain Bowl Mix

This breakfast grain bowl features quinoa and steel-cut oats, and is flavored with ginger and lemon. Make it on Sunday and enjoy throughout the week.

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BBQ Chicken Cobb Salad

Barbecue chicken, black beans, and cheddar Jack cheese give this Cobb salad Southwestern vibes.

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Breakfast Deviled Eggs

You don't need a big occasion to make deviled eggs. With cream cheese instead of mayo and a generous sprinkle of everything bagel seasoning mix, deviled eggs make a delightful breakfast.

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How to Make the Perfect BLT

Good bread, juicy tomatoes, salty bacon, and crisp lettuce? A sliced hard-boiled egg would fit in just fine.

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Curried Egg Salad on Naan

Doctor up egg salad with warm curry spices and serve it over naan for an easy lunch you can whip together in mere minutes.

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How to Make Classic Cobb Salad
This classic Cobb salad recipe hits that sweet spot of just the right ingredients made in the easiest way possible.
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Summery Salmon Niçoise

This easy Niçoise salad features baked salmon instead of the usual tuna.

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Easy Spinach Salad with Apples, Walnuts, and Feta

Hard-boiled eggs make this simple baby spinach salad filled with fruit, nuts, and cheese more satisfying.

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Pesto and Egg Baguette Sandwich

Baguette + prepared pesto + a swipe of mayo + a hard-boiled egg with a sprinkle of red pepper flakes = a simple but satisfying sandwich.

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Boiled Egg, Seared Asparagus & Pickled Onion Sandwiches

Skip the mayo and dress this egg sandwich up with mustard, red wine vinegar, and fresh dill.

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Egg and Avocado Salad on Toast

You can't go wrong with this ultra-satisfying breakfast, lunch, or snack.

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BLT Lettuce Wraps with Avocado

Easy lettuce wraps filled with bacon, tomatoes, and avocado. Hard-boiled eggs make them even more delicious and satisfying.

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Matzo with Avocado & Grated Egg Recipe
When grated, the hard-boiled egg takes on a fluffy yet rich texture that somehow manages to improve on what was already a great combination — avocado and eggs.
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