Happy National Egg Salad Week! In honor of this week, we are going to share an egg-cellent and easy dish with you.
The Incredible Egg is a good source for fact, recipes, nutritional facts and information on egg farmers.
If you’re looking for a tasty appetizer or a healthy snack, Buffalo Egg Salad Celery Sticks are exactly what you’re looking for. This recipe is not only low-cal, but high in protein and only takes 10 minutes to throw together. For more egg salad recipes from the Incredible Egg, click here.
Buffalo Egg Salad Celery Sticks
8 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and coarsely chopped
3 tbsp. regular or light mayonnaise
2 tbsp. chopped fresh chives, divided
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. Buffalo-Style hot sauce, such as Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Wing Sauce
3/4 tsp. paprika, divided
1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper
3 stalks celery, cut into 4-inch pieces
- COMBINE eggs, mayonnaise, 1 tbsp. chives, lemon juice, hot sauce, 1/2 tsp. paprika, salt and pepper. SPOON into celery pieces.
- SPRINKLE remaining paprika and chives over top.
North Carolina ranks 7th in egg production. The top five counties for egg production are Union, Iredell, Yadkin, Alexander and Surry.
North Carolina is home to nearly 9 million birds, which lay about 7.5 million eggs a day. There are farms located from the mountains to the coast that produce eggs for the entire state. To learn more about egg farms in North Carolina, click here.