Classic Egg Salad Sandwiches

With warmer weather and summer vacation comes more time spent with family. This recipe for classic egg salad sandwiches is great for family picnics, camping, or even just a quick summer lunch! The recipe is courtesy of the Newcombe family of Cornwallis Farms.

The Newcombe's tip for peeling hard-cooked eggs is simple – "Use eggs that are at least a week old. The fresher the egg, the more difficult they are to peel."

Time to prepare: 20 min
Servings: 6

Ingredients
12 hard cooked eggs, peeled
12 slices whole wheat bread
2 green onions, finely chopped
½ cup mayonnaise
¼ tsp each salt and pepper
¼ cup butter, softened

Instructions
Step 1: Mash eggs with a fork. Add green onions, mayonnaise, salt and pepper; mix together until well combined.

Step 2: Butter each bread slice. Spread egg salad mixture on half the slices. Cap with remaining bread slices, buttered side down.

For the Newcombe's homemade mayonnaise recipe, click here.