13 Healthy Ways to Eat Leftover Easter Eggs

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Is anyone else overwhelmed by the number of leftover hard-boiled Easter eggs? While hard-boiled eggs are a great (quick!), protein-packed snack, those get boring fast. Here are seven super recipes that highlight the humble egg, plus another six ideas for using hard-cooked eggs in new ways.


Classic Egg Salad: A lightened-up version of a classic lunch dish, this is one of our favorite ways to use up leftover Easter eggs.


Deviled Eggs: We lightened up a picnic and potluck favorite! Our secret ingredient (shh, don't tell!) is pickle juice.


Simple Nicoise Salad: Potato salad gets a French twist with chunks of Swiss cheese, bacon, eggs, and a tangy Dijon dressing. Served warm, this salad is a hearty side dish or light lunch.


7 Layer Salad: The classic picnic salad gets a lighter dressing.


Cobb Kebabs (Cobb Salad on a Stick): Turn one of your favorite salads into a portable appetizer, perfect for a spring party or the start to an al fresco supper.


French Potato Salad with Green Beans and Bacon: Potato salad gets a French twist with chunks of Swiss cheese, bacon, eggs, and a tangy Dijon dressing. Served warm, this salad is a hearty side dish or light lunch.


Ham, Egg & Cheese Biscuits: Turn leftover Easter ham and hard-boiled eggs into a tasty breakfast or light lunch. If you have extra biscuits, use those as well!

Other ideas for leftover Easter eggs:

Egg and Cheese Toast: Layer sliced hard-boiled eggs on two slices of whole-wheat bread, then top with shredded cheese. Broil until bubbly and top with spinach and sliced tomatoes, then sandwich the two slices together.

Avocado-Egg Salad: Swap in a mashed avocado for the mayo in your favorite egg salad recipe.

Smoked Salmon Appetizers: Top pumpernickel bread with herbed cream cheese, sliced tomatoes, and sliced hard-boiled egg. Top with a piece of smoked salmon and a sprig of fresh dill.

Lighter Scotch Eggs: Wrap peeled hard-boiled eggs with 2-3 ounces light breakfast sausage, then roll in breadcrumbs. Bake at 375 until the sausage is cooked through, about 30-35 minutes.

Stuffed Meatloaf: Place hard-cooked eggs into the center of your favorite meatloaf recipe and bake as usual.


Buffalo Deviled Eggs: Mash your egg yolks with hot sauce, crumbled blue cheese, chopped green onions, and parsley.

What's your favorite way to eat leftover hard-boiled eggs? 

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Comments

DEE107 10/10/2019
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ANNIESADVENTURE 8/9/2019
Great suggestions. Thank you for sharing the recipes. Report
DRAGONFLY631
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I love devilled eggs. They are nutritious, lo cal, and taste good. What more could you ask. Report
KHALIA2
Thanks! Report
These are great suggestions for those on low carb (KETO) type diets and are bored with just eating plain hard-boiled eggs (whether or not the shells had been colored for Ishtar festivities.). Report
KHALIA2
Thanks! Report
KHALIA2
I love devil eggs! Report
KHALIA2
Thank you for these great ideas! Report
Most of these ideas look great Report
I remember dying eggs in beet juice when I was little. Report
Great ideas! Report
We do a tuna curry and add the hard boiled eggs to it. Report
Good ideas. Report
We love deviled eggs. I put half mayo and the other half cottage cheese. Gives a good flavor. Report
Lots of great ideas!! Report
Love deviled eggs! Report
Deviled, using Chef Meg's recipe. Report
my favorite Easter meal is a salad of dandelion leaves with some crisp fried bacon crumbled over, with hard boiled eggs. delicious!!! Report
Isn't sandwich spread just mayo with pickles in it?
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MABLEMONSTER
I love eggs I use sandwich spread to make egg salad its more healthier for u Report
CHICKYWANNA
I like to pickle the hard boiled eggs in beet juice, vinegar and pickling spices, for a great flavor !
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CHICKYWANNA
I like to pickle the hard boiled eggs in beet juice and vinegar, for a great flavor !
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In listing things you can do with hard boiled eggs I would add juggling. If you juggle uncooked eggs one little mistake will make a big mess. Report
I love Scotch Eggs, but I never eat them. Between all the sausage and the dressing, I never figured out how to make them light. Report
soy marinated eggs. I've been making a ton of these every Monday as work snacks all week. Report
My husband made this for me, once a long long time ago and I still remember how great it was. Slightly steamed spinach, topped with sliced hard-boiled egg on a sandwich -- that's it. It was really good. Report
CD14644088
I put some in tuna salad or potato salad also. Both are recipes that can be lightened up by not using full fat mayo. Report