Cheddar Bacon Egg Salad

This is the best egg salad recipe ever and I think you’re going to love it! It’s loaded with bacon and cheddar!
This recipe for egg salad is loaded with bacon and cheddar. It makes a great egg salad sandwich!

Well, we moved. From Illinois to Nebraska.

Aaaaand, I’m officially living in the middle of nowhere, you guys.
Nebraska is basically just a bunch of wide open spaces, which sounds all nice and stuff. Butttttt…

Do you know what this means? Do you?

It means that I must prepare myself.

For what, you ask? Well, for all the things.

For breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, most importantly.

egg salad on white bread

In the past, we were really bad about hitting up the drive thru for lunch.

Not every day, but a few times a week, at least. It was quick, it was easy, it was cheap.

Also, cooking three meals a day is just too much. For serious.

My egg salad sandwich recipe has saved me at lunch time on more than one occasion!

My kids are homeschooled, which is lovely, but it also means that I am responsible for every meal, every day. It can get to be a bit much.

Also, I don’t want to be the weirdo that admits to loving fast food, but…I kind of love fast food. Those french fries get me every time.

I don’t even hate the burgers. I know. It’s totally unpopular to admit that, but I gotta be me.

Do you have a love for fast food too? Say we’re still friends.

Wondering how to make egg salad that your whole family will love? Add bacon and cheddar! This is the best egg salad recipe ever!

Check out how to make egg salad exciting. Hint: It’s with cheese and bacon.

Now that I’m in Middle of Nowhere, Nebraska?

I’m cooking three meals a day.

Lucky me, this egg salad sandwich recipe is not only easy, but tastes phenomenal.

It’s full of flavor from the bacon and cheddar, perfectly creamy from the hit of mayonnaise, and has just the right bite from the mustard.

I even ate this for breakfast today, which was not weird, because it’s basically bacon, eggs, and toast. Winning!

And when I say that we’re eating this allllll the time, I’m not kidding. We went through FIFTY-SIX EGGS in the first 10 days of living here.

Five. Six.

That is a lot of dang eggs, my friends.

This is the best egg salad recipe you’ll ever try! I mean, how could it not be? My recipe for egg salad is full of cheese and bacon.

More of my easy lunch favorites include bacon lo mein, baked chicken legs, and ham and bean soup.

So, whether you’re living in the middle of nowhere like me, with no place to go for lunch or a long drive to a grocery store, or you really love egg salad (also like me) this egg salad recipe is the one for you! You have to give it a try and let me know what you think! It’s so darn good!

Horseradish Egg Salad on open faced bagels! We love this brunch recipe!

I also have a horseradish egg salad that’s really good too! We serve it on bagels for a fun twist, but it’s really good in a sandwich.

And, true story, I eat low carb a lot of the time. That means no bread.

I eat this egg salad with a fork and have no regrets. It’s really good in a lettuce wrap as well!

Give this one a try and report back. Curious to hear what you think.


cheddar bacon egg salad recipe
4.75 from 4 votes

Cheddar Bacon Egg Salad

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Servings: 3 big sandwiches
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy lunch recipes, kid-friendly recipes, quick lunch recipes
Calories: 561 kcal

This egg salad recipe is packed with flavor from the bacon and cheddar! Be sure to adjust salt as needed in this recipe, as some bacon and cheddar are quite salty already. 


  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese


  1. Add the eggs to a medium sized pot and fill with water to 1 inch above the eggs. Bring the water to a boil over medium heat. Remove from the heat, cover with a lid, and let sit for 15 minutes.
  2. Run the eggs under cold water or place them in an ice bath until cold.
  3. While the eggs are cooling, chop the bacon into bite sized pieces and fry until crisp over medium heat. Drain the fat and set aside the bacon.
  4. Peel the eggs and mash them finely with a fork. Add the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, parsley, salt, and pepper and stir to combine.
  5. Stir in the bacon and cheddar.
  6. Serve as a dip with crackers or between bread as a sandwich.
Nutrition Facts
Cheddar Bacon Egg Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 561 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Fat 52g80%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 416mg139%
Sodium 1076mg47%
Potassium 196mg6%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 660IU13%
Calcium 124mg12%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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