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Sweet Southern Egg Salad

This Sweet Southern Egg Salad was a recipe right from the south, Atlanta to be exact. It’s simple to make and has just the right amount of sweetness for the most delicious egg salad you’ll ever eat. Try it soon and enjoy the deliciousness!
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Main Meal
Cuisine American
Keyword egg salad, Southern Egg Salad
Servings 4
Author Pam


  • 6 tbsp mayo
  • 1-2 tbsp plain Greek yogurt, this is optional
  • 1 tsp yellow or Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp sea or kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp white or black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped into little pieces
  • 1/4 cup sweet gherkin pickles
  • 3 tsp minced sweet onion or shallot
  • 8-10 large hard boiled eggs


  1. 1.Boil eggs as directed above.

    2.In a medium bowl, combine mayo, yogurt, mustard until creamy. Add remaining ingredients. Combine well.

    3.Half eggs and discard 4 of the yolks. Chop then mash until desired consistency.

    4.Add eggs into dressing. Toss gently.

    5.Eat right away or cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Serve up and enjoy!

    Note: Can be stored in fridge for two days.