Three Healthy Sandwich Recipes for Leftover Hard-boiled Eggs

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

| 2 min read

Business Insider says 180 million eggs are purchased for Easter every year. Many families enjoy the tradition of spending creative quality time painting hard-boiled eggs together. But what do you do with the leftover eggs? Eggs are a versatile, nutrient-dense healthy source of protein. In fact, a large egg has about 78 calories and 6 grams of protein. A noteworthy key nutrient is choline, a B vitamin involved in building cell membranes and the brain’s signaling molecules.
Leftover hardboiled eggs can be used for a range of things like snacks, salads and sandwiches. Check out these sandwich ideas to make the most of the Easter leftovers:
This protein-rich avocado toast features heart-healthy fats from the avocado, protein from the eggs and a host of health benefits from the seasonal sprouts. Sprouts are seeds that have germinated and have grown into tiny plants. In general, sprouted seeds are higher in nutrients than their grown counterparts and may be easier to digest.
This toast features Scandinavian influence of flavors including rye bread, smoked salmon with lemon, peppery arugula, crisp English cucumber and mustard. Sliced eggs add an extra pop of protein to help keep you full until your next meal.
This nutrient-dense sandwich features garlicky pesto and sautéed spinach for a rich base. Tomatoes and mozzarella add additional Italian elements for this filling egg sandwich.

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