Diet, Food & Fitness

Egg Salad Calories

Want to have protein-rich salad? Try the egg salads and be filled with proteins. Let’s also know about egg salad calories so, that we can be aware of the food that we are consuming.

The egg salads are not new. They were there in the category of salads for many years. Most people don’t eat this salad raw but they prefer the egg salads in the sandwich.

The egg salad can be eaten raw because it contains, only egg, mayonnaise, and seasonings or it can be complemented with some vegetables, and the bread also.

The article is written for you so that you can enjoy the classic egg salad, in this article we will also let you know about the egg salad calories, nutritional profile of the egg salad, and a few things more about this protein-rich salad.


How to make the egg salad?

Egg salad is the easiest to make among all the other salads. And when you make the egg salad you can have a lot of choices to eat with this. Classic egg salads are fatty because they contain a huge amount of mayonnaise. You can try making it without the mayonnaise also.



The specialty ingredients of the egg salad are given below. Collect all these ingredients and be ready to have a delicious protein and fat-rich salad.

  • Eggs
  • Mayonnaise
  • Black pepper
  • Salt
  • Parsley


Follow these instructions to have a delicious egg salad.  The steps are easy to follow too as the salad is easy to make.

  1. Take a saucepan. Fill this saucepan with water.
  2. Allow the water to boil for 6 to 7 minutes.
  3. Add the eggs to the boiling water to let them boil also.
  4. The eggs should be hard-boiled.
  5. Take the eggs out from their shell and let them sit at room temperature so that they come to a normal temperature.
  6. Cut the eggs in cubes or another shape.
  7. Transfer these eggs to a bowl, add mayonnaise and other seasonings to it.
  8. Stir the ingredients until the mixture is mixed completely.
  9. Dress it with the finely chopped parsley
  10. Eat it plain or have it in your sandwiches.

Egg salad calories:

The egg salad is rich in calories because it contains mayonnaise. In addition to proteins, you can have a huge amount of fats also in the egg salads. These huge fats are not healthy to eat. There are 90 calories in a single spoon of mayonnaise. It contains 10 grams of fats, 15grams of saturated fats, and 5 milligrams of cholesterol.

Most of the egg salads that are to my knowledge have more than one tablespoon of mayonnaise. You can have the assumption of the egg salad calories that you are having by calculating the recipe. You can decrease the caloric intake by using less amount of mayonnaise or by having an alternative of the mayonnaise in your egg salad.

Ways of eating egg salads:

There are several ways to enjoy the egg salad without thinking too much about egg salad calories. You can have it plain and with some other food items to make it a full meal.

  • Plain: the best way to have this egg salad is to eat it raw without adding other food items. Have a spoon full of salad and enjoy the buttery, savory taste.
  • Sandwich: you can make an egg salad sandwich also. This is the most appropriate way to have the egg salad. You can add some fresh salad also in this sandwich. This salad addition will make this meal healthy.
  • Lettuce wrap: you can make a lettuce warp also with the egg salad. This is an interesting way to eat egg salads. Add a spoon full of egg salad on lettuce. Fold it properly, take a bite and enjoy the fatty meal.

Also Read: Mozzarella Cheese Nutrition


The egg salad is fat and protein-rich food item. You can have it for the satisfaction of your taste buds but try to avoid adding this to your daily routine. The egg salad is calories rich because it contains mayonnaise. This mayonnaise is a source of saturated fatty acids and cholesterols that are not healthy for the human body. These bad fatty acids can lead to serious diseases like CVD and others. You can put on weight also by eating this daily.

The egg salad calories can be counted by measuring every ingredient in the recipe. The most calories in the egg salad come from the mayonnaises. As we have mentioned above, one tablespoon of mayonnaise will give you 90 calories. Count the spoons you have added to your salad and calculate the calories you are having with the egg salad.

Try having salads that are caloric efficient.

Hopefully, this article will give you ease. If it does so let us know in the comment section below.


Is an egg salad sandwich good to have?

Egg salad is a classic filling for sandwiches. Eating the egg sandwich is not a healthy option although. The egg sandwich contains mayonnaise with makes it unhealthy. Mayonnaise contains a huge amount of unsaturated fatty acids that are not good to have in a diet.
Avoid eating the egg salad sandwich daily. This can lead to serious diseases like cardiovascular diseases.

Enlist some best dinners that I can have for my weight loss routine?

Some of the best wright maintaining dinners are
Leafy greens vegetables, cooked in less amount of oil or salad of these vegetables.
Salmon fish, can be smoked or boiled.
Lean beef and chicken breast. The breast is rich in proteins. They should be grilled.
Potatoes but only boiled.
Tuna fish.
Beans and legumes are the best because they contain proteins and a high amount of fibers. These fibers can give you a true feeling of fullness. This feeling is important when you are on a diet.

What are the things that we avoid eating when we are eating eggs?

An egg is an allergen already.
1. Tea
2. Soy milk
3. Rabbit meat
4. Persimmon
5. Bacon.
These all food items are eaten very frequently with the eggs. But one should avoid eating eggs with these food items. This can have a serious effect on your health in a long term.

Rashmi Shrestha

Namastey!! I am Rashmi Shrestha. I am an enthusiast writer and reader. I have completed my degree Bsc. Human biology from Kathmandu University. I love to read poetry and write some too. I am looking forward to working with WOMS

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