Egg salad with scallion

April 13, 2011 by  
Filed under Healthy Cooking Minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
  • 1  bunch green scallion (diced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste

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Directions

1) Boiled eggs peel and chop in small cubes. Leave one egg yoke for the sauce.

2)     Chop one bunch of scallion and mix with eggs in a bowl.

3)     Prepare the sauce: in a smaller bowl combine one egg yoke, olive oil, mustard, paprika, salt and pepper. Mash well with a fork or wooden spoon.

4)     Mix gently eggs with the dressing.

5)     Serve as a salad with slices of fresh tomatoes or over crisp lettuce. Great for a sandwich as well.

Did you know that……….

Eggs add protein to a person’s diet, as well as many important nutrients:

1)     essential amino acids that help repair muscles, organs and your skin.

2)     several vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, important for good night vision, general cell growth and for healthy skin.

3)     riboflavin (vitamin B2), folic acid (vitamin B9), vitamin B6, vitamin B12, support and increase the rate of metabolism, maintain healthy skin and muscle tone, enhance immune and nervous system function

4)     choline, good for your mental function and memory.

5)     Selenium, powerful antioxidant that support your immune system.

6)     Vitamin E, preventing damage to your body from free radicals.

7)     Iron, calcium, phosphorus and potassium, essential mineral micronutrients in human nutrition.

8)     One egg contains approximately 75 Calories

Read about – raw diet. Enjoy more great recipes: Eggplant salad, Avocado salad and Green Beans.

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*image credits: photos by esimpraim on flickr

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