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Chunky, Spicy Egg Salad


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  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 stalks celery, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 baby white onion, finely chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp. chili powder, to taste
  • Tabasco, to taste
  • Chopped cillantro



Step 1

Put the eggs in a large pot of salted cold water and bring to a boil. Boil 2 minutes, turn off the heat, and let the eggs come to room temperatue. Peel the cooled eggs, cut them into chunks, and toss them into a bowl. Add the celery, red pepper, jalapeno, and onion; season with salt and pepper.

Whisk together the mayonnaise, lime juice, and chili powder. Add tobasco and salt pepper. Taste and add more chili powder or tobasco, if you'd like more heat. Gently mix the mayo into the egg salad. If you have time, chill before serving.

Sprinkle with cilantro and serve over greens and tomatoes, or make sandwiches.

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