What to do with all those hard boiled Easter Eggs? Eat them. Here are some ideas.
Easter eggs can be fun to dye, paint and decorate. Often we end up with more eggs than we know what to do with. Here are some ideas for using hard boiled eggs.
- Egg Salad Sandwich with tapenade (black olive paste)
chop the eggs, add a little mayonnaise that has a dab of mustard stirred into it, salt and pepper, spread olive paste on two slices of bread, potato (bread is delicious if you can get it) put the egg salad inbetween
To make tapenade:
Into the food processor put kalamata olives or oil cured herbed olives from Provence
add garlic to taste
add some thyme
whiz it up a bit, then drizzle olive oil until it makes a paste
optional additions: capers, anchovies
On a good size plate, one for each person spread out some fresh greens, assemble some tuna in the center (fresh or canned in olive oil) add anchovies on the tuna if you like them, arrange quartered eggs, potatoes, green beans, tomato, cucumber in symmetric patterns around the tuna, drizzle olive oil and squeeze lemon juice over it all
- Deviled Eggs
Peel hard boiled eggs, cut in half the long way. Scoop out the yolks and mash them. In a separate bowl , put mayonnaise, a bit of mustard, salt and pepper and a bit of chopped pickle or relish. Mix this up and arrange it inside each of the egg halves. Sprinkle paprika over the top.
For a spicy recipe, try this.
What to do if you have blown out the eggs and have lots of raw egg?
- Make Quiche
- Make Fritata
Melt some olive oil and sweet butter in a pan, add sliced potatoes, chopped garlic and onion saute to get some brown edges on the potatoes, add thyme, rosemary, oregano, salt and pepper, place in bottom of baking dish, flatten out.
Cover with a layer of grated cheese, like cheddar, jack or emmentaler.
Beat 6-8 eggs really well with a bit of cream or milk added, pour over top and bake at 350 degrees until eggs are set in middle.
Or make it right in the saute pan and put the pan in the oven to finish the cooking.