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Deviled Egg Salad [Lunchbox Series]

by Heather

Deviled egg salad is the perfect use for leftover hard boiled eggs!  We’re taking the traditional flavors of a deviled egg, but mashing it all together to be eaten on bread, toast, crackers, cucumber slices or on its own!  It’s a delicious protein packed option for at home, or on the go tucked into a lunchbox.

deviled egg salad

Welcome to the very first installment of the new to the blog lunchbox series!  WHOOP WHOOP!  I am way pumped to be sharing this lunchbox series to you guys!  Hunter officially starts school in 3 day.  3 DAYS.  I can’t even believe it.  He is super excited, and I’m excited for him too, but dang, I will miss that kid!

Hunter

In anticipation of him eating lunch away from home 5 days of the week, we’ve been doing a lot of trial run lunchbox lunches and it has been so much fun!  I LOVE bento boxes.  They’re basically an extension of my love for snack platter lunches.  The compartments allow you to naturally offer a variety of foods.  We purchases 2 new lunchboxes for the school year + we already had a few lunchboxes we used on the regular for meals/snacks when we’re out and about.

Lunchbox choices

I am a big fan of the durability stainless steel lunchboxes offer.  We already had 3 different lunchbots brand lunchboxes (this big one, this medium one and this medium bento one).  I wanted another big one since Hunter eats like an adult basically, but the compartments were what I was on the look for.

LunchBots Bento Cinco

I went with the large LunchBots bento cinco and it’s been great!  It is the perfect size and has the durability I love.  If you’re kiddo is a small/medium eater, the medium LunchBots bento trio is a great way to go.  I use that often for my 2 and 4 year olds that don’t have as big of appetites as my 6 year old.  This deep LunchBots bento trio looks awesome too!

Planetbox Rover

I got a Planetbox rover and this is also a new favorite.  It’s super cute and holds foods really well.  I am pumped to have the two different lunch boxes to rotate through during the week.

planetbox rover with deviled egg salad

What to pack for lunches?

Here is the fun part – filling the lunchboxes!  If your compartments look like mine – 5 different sections, here’s a tip on how to pack.  Fill the 5 sections with these options: a protein, a carbohydrate, a fruit, a veggie and a bonus (nuts, dip, treat).

planetbox rover with deviled egg salad

In this lunchbox here’s my breakdown:

Protein – deviled egg salad (recipe below!)

Carbohydrate – cut up whole grain toast

Fruit – grapes

Veggies – snap peas

Bonus – pistachios (that I shelled since I know lunch is limited on time at school!)

Easy, right?  Feel free to use my formula and make it work for your kid/self too!

deviled egg salad

Now let’s make some deviled egg salad!  Be sure to try out my trick for perfectly peeled hard boiled eggs.  Peeling hard boiled eggs is a great task for kids to take on too.  Gather your kids and get to making this deviled egg salad together!

deviled egg salad

Deviled Egg Salad [Lunchbox Series]

Deviled egg salad is the perfect use for leftover hard boiled eggs!  We’re taking the traditional flavors of a deviled egg, but mashing it all together to be eaten on bread, toast, crackers, cucumber slices or on its own!  It’s a delicious protein packed option for at home, or on the go tucked into a lunchbox.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: eggs, lunch
Author: Heather

Ingredients

  • 6 hard boiled eggs peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • In a bowl add the diced hard boiled eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, sea salt and pepper.  Stir until combined.
  • Divide into 4 air tight containers (4 for kids, or 2 or adults) for storage.  Serve on bread, toast, crackers, cucumber slices or eaten as is!

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deviled egg salad with lunchbox formula

What type of lunchbox do you like and use?  Do you have favorite lunchbox recipes I should check out?  Leave your links below!

Heather

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