Pickle & Preserve

Curried Egg Salad + Pickled Red Onion Smørrebrød

May 10, 2017
1 Rating
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

Spice up your traditional egg salad with warming spices and quick pickled red onion. —Miranda Hammer

  • Serves 4
  • Curried Egg Salad
  • 6 eggs, hard boiled and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon red onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices gluten-free rye bread
  • 2 tablespoons nigella seeds
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • 1/2 cup pickled red onion
  • Quick Pickled Red Onions
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 medium red onion, halved, sliced into 1/4-inch half moons
In This Recipe
  1. Curried Egg Salad
  2. Roughly chop the eggs and add them to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add in the red onion, mustard, mayonnaise, curry powder, cumin, chopped cilantro, salt and pepper. Mix well to combine.
  4. Top toasted gluten-free rye bread with egg salad and garnish with pickled red onion, nigella seeds, and a few sprigs of fresh dill.
  1. Quick Pickled Red Onions
  2. Bring water to a boil in a kettle.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the maple syrup or honey, salt, vinegar, and hot water.
  4. Place the onions into a jar and pour in the vinegar mixture. Let sit at room temperature for an hour. Can be made a week in advance. Cover and refrigerate.

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Miranda Hammer is a New York City based Registered Dietitian, and founder of the clean-eating, healthy-living website Crunchy Radish. Her health and wellness philosophy focuses on health-supportive, plant-based, seasonal eating, and balanced living. She received her clinical training at New York University and culinary training at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts.

3 Reviews

saltfat November 6, 2019
"Gluten-free Rye Bread" is an oxymoron.
Elizabeth S. May 29, 2017
What a gorgeous photo! Would love to try this :)
Nyasha May 14, 2017
Also made these for friends yesterday, and they were snatched right up. So good! I think the fresh herbs really make this come alive. Thank you for sharing this!