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Curried Avocado Egg Salad

Make healthy egg salad by replacing mayo with avocado and adding curry powder for a kick! This avocado egg salad has a rich, creaminess from the avocado and a robust sweet and savory spiciness from the curry powder.

Sunday I went to barre class and spent the rest of the day hanging out with my mom. While mom was over I made us a quick lunch of curried egg salad pitas. The recipe turned out to be quite good so I figured I would share it.

Curried Avocado Egg Salad

I don’t remember where (probably Pinterest) I saw a recipe for egg salad made with avocado instead of mayo. Isaac and I aren’t big mayo fans and we never have it in the fridge so this idea appealed to me. I put it in the back of mind and when I thought about making egg salad this weekend I decided to try it.

Curried Avocado Egg Salad

Adding curry powder to egg salad is something I started doing a couple years ago and now I don’t make egg salad without it. This particular recipe has a rich, creaminess from the avocado and a robust sweet and savory spiciness from the curry powder.  The two pair together quite nicely. You can leave out the relish/pickles but I really like the flavor they add.

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Curried Avocado Egg Salad
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Serves: 2-3
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • ½ large avocado, cubed
  • ½ Tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1-2 teaspoons relish or chopped pickles (optional)
  • 1-2 teaspoons green onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • ¾ teaspoon curry powder
  • sea salt and ground pepper, to taste
  1. Add all ingredients into a bowl and mash together with a fork. Season with additional salt and pepper.
  2. Place a portion of the egg salad in a pita pocket with little lettuce and tomato slices (or in between two slices of bread) and enjoy.

Curried Avocado Egg Salad

Curried Avocado Egg Salad

Egg salad isn’t something I think about making often, but when I do I’m always reminded of how much I like it!

Do you like egg salad? Have you ever tried curried egg salad?

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  1. mmm this egg salad sounds better than the one i had this weekend which was supposedly supposed to be the best one in LA!

  2. Yummy 🙂 I love hummus and egg sandwiches too, you should try it:-) love + shine courtstar

  3. Yum! I can’t wait to try this with some of my leftover Easter eggs!!! 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

  4. What is good: eggs have a lot of cholesterol, and avocado works against it!

  5. This will be a great recipe to have on hand, to use up all of the boiled eggs that the kids have colored. I LOVED This is 40….I cracked up laughing through the whole movie!

  6. Haha I never wear heels out either, and when I do, I remember why I don’t 😉 hah

    You look so cute!!! And oh my gosh, that pizza from Fresca is SO GOOD! The greek one and the kale one are my two favorites!

  7. I love curried eggs, I also like to add a little cumin powder, a sprinkle of sweet cayenne pepper and chopped parsley.

    I never tried with avocado, but will give it a go.

    Thanks for posting

  8. I love curried egg salad, and I just made avocado egg salad for the very first time last week! I’ll have to merge the two together soon. Thanks!
    -Emily K.

  9. I LOVE avocado and egg salad!! I also love curry spice so this egg salad is right up my alley, I cannot wait to try it!

  10. I have been craving egg salad like a crazy lady for some reason this week. Must be all the easter eggs or something, but I was putting off making it since I really didn’t want to eat the fatty mayo. This looks EVEN better and obviously much healthier, thanks for sharing, I cannot wait to try it.

  11. Hey girl. Just want to say I love your website!! It’s been such an encouragement to me in putting my passion for health out there too on my blog. I’m a current IIN student and am loving it. Keep on shining girl!! -Ashley

  12. wow i love this egg salad idea, sounds so good! and that pizza, yummmm…. your visits there always remind me how much i need to get back. its so close to my house too, what am i doingggg?! 😉

  13. On my gawsh! I love curried eggs but I never would have thought to add avocado to that! Genius! It’s going on my menu today. 🙂

  14. I love egg salad-it reminds me of my childhood. I used to make a tofu salad with avocado and curry; I will have to try it with the eggs though since I’m no longer eating soy!

  15. I don’ t make egg salad, since it’s not vegan, but I have made a polenta scramble that had an eggy texture and flavor. I bet mixing in some curry powder and avocado would be just delicious!

  16. WOW, that pizza looks darn good!!

    Your curried avocado egg salad sounds delicious, too! I am convinced that eggs and avocado make for one of the best combos, and the addition of curry sounds tasty. Thanks for sharing :).

  17. I’m trying this immediately. Question though…& I’m sure I’m not the only one…what does one do with the other half of the avocado?? I know you can keep it covered in the fridge but it turns brown so quickly. This question might keep me up at night…

    p.s. Live in Richmond, love your blog, am a total health nut, can’t wait to run into you someday! I nearly tackled the Petersiks when I saw them in Home Depot. Real talk.

  18. I’ve found myself eating alot of eggs lately. This recipe of yours is just what i needed. Adding the health benefits of avocado to the eggs and making it into something a bit more than just eating eggs on their own. Thanks for the recipe 🙂

  19. Catherine says:

    I just made this – it’s awesome! Even better than egg with mayo. Thank you 🙂

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