One of the easiest 15 minute appetizers you can make for any occasion. These Avocado Pesto Egg Salad Appetizers will keep you and your guests coming back for more!
Ah it feels good to be home.
After gallivanting around the world for 11 months, flying into New York to be greeted by my parents and then 9 of my closest family members was simply the best welcoming of all.
And for that welcoming to blend into my birthday celebrations filled with non stop eating, drinking and pool partying for the next 2 days just made everything even better.
Though over the year we’ve had some incredible experiences and seen some amazing places there is nothing quite like being surrounded by all your own people and catching up with them.
So I truly had an amazing time last weekend and couldn’t have been happier to see everyone. Thanks especially of course to my parents who organized everything and supplied the dozens of bottles of Prosecco to keep things entertaining.
So if you’ve got a gathering of friends or family coming up treat them to this brunch appetizer. It is seriously one of the easiest 15 minute appetizers you can make for any occasion. An avocado pesto egg salad appetizers served on cucumber slices (or crackers if you’re not counting carbs).
Instead of a mayo loaded egg salad this one has hard boiled eggs mixed with creamy avocados and pesto. The avocado creates a perfect mayo replacement and the pesto dresses this recipe up a bit. These egg salad appetizers are served on cucumbers to keep things even lighter, fresher and crisper. I imagine there would be perfect for a mid afternoon party as an appetizer or snack or for something like a bridal or baby shower.
Have you ever thought to make egg salad appetizers before? I think it’s an excellent ideas which requires minimal ingredients and is so easy to make ahead of time. Just boil the eggs and make your own home made vegan basil pesto a day or two in advance and just mix everything together on the spot.
Let me know what you think of these egg salad appetizers in the comments below! They have quickly become my favorite mid morning snack and I’ve been treating myself to quite a few of these! A new and interesting way to serve eggs!
A new take on the classic egg salad. Instead of mayo use pesto and avocado to bring the mix together and serve on cucumber slices for a carb free appetizer. Hello Egg Salad Appetizers!
- 1/2 avocado cubed
- 2 hard boiled eggs cubed
- 1-2 tablespoons vegan pesto
- handful fresh basil slivered
- 1-2 green onions thinly sliced
- 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice
- salt/pepper to taste
- 1/2 long cucumber sliced into rounds
In a bowl combine all ingredients except the cucumber slices. Mix until smooth.
Top each cucumber slice with a spoonful of the egg salad mix. Sprinkle with additional fresh basil.