Easy egg salad recipe with lettuce and olive oil

egg salad recipe olive oil lettuce

Looking for a quick and delicious recipe for a salad with boiled eggs and lettuce? Low in calories, high in protein and perfect for a quick snack?

Try this.

1 serving contains 18-20 g protein, 31 g (healthy) fats and 4-5 g carbs for a total of 370 calories. The protein and fat gives quick energy boost – a perfect snack before workout or at the office.

The salad is super quick to make – boil 3 eggs, chop lettuce and onion, add olive oil and voila. No need for expensive or hard to find ingredients.

Another advantage is that it contains lots of green veggies, which are chock full of vitamins, minerals (especially magnesium) and fibres. Good news for your gut health.

The downside? You have to keep it in the fridge or a cooler bag, otherwise the eggs go bad.

egg salad recipe olive oil lettuce

Easy egg salad recipe with lettuce and olive oil

Bogdan Dimitrov
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 1
Calories 370 kcal


  • 3 hard boiled eggs size "L" one egg size "L" is about 63 g
  • 2 heads of fresh romaine lettuce
  • 1 stem of green onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin


  • Boil 3 eggs size L for at least 10-15 minutes. During this time...
  • Tear the lettuce into small pieces. Do not cut it with a knife, tear it with your hands. Pour the torn lettuce into a bowl.
  • Cut the green onion into small pieces. Add to the bowl and mix well.
  • Chop the eggs and pour them into the bowl. Add the salt and mix well. Add the olive oil and mix again.
  • Eat right away or refrigerate for later.


  • Optionally, you can add other veggies - chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, olives, etc.
  • Different types of cheese also tie in well with the recipe. Experiment with meats like bacon, chicken, salami, tuna or something along those lines.
  • I don't like putting mayonnaise or anything like that, it adds too many calories and makes the recipe more complicated.

Nutritional facts
  • Protein: 18-20 g;
  • Carbs: 4-5 g;
  • Fats: 31 g;
  • Calories: 370;
Keyword quick, summer

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