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Curry Egg Salad Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon curry powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 cup chopped celery
- 1/4 cup chopped red onion
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Special equipment needed:
- Mixing bowl
- Spoon or spatula
- Cutting board
- Knife

Step-by-step instructions:
1. In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped hard-boiled eggs, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, curry powder, salt, and black pepper.
2. Mix well until all ingredients are evenly combined.
3. Add the chopped celery, red onion, and fresh parsley to the bowl.
4. Mix again until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
5. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
6. Chill the egg salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.

- Time:
Preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cooking time: 0 minutes
- Serve chilled
Serving size:
- 4 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 190
- Fat: 16g
- Carbohydrates: 4g
- Protein: 8g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Greek yogurt can be used instead of mayonnaise for a healthier option.
- Yellow onion can be used instead of red onion.
- Cilantro can be used instead of parsley.

- Add chopped apples or grapes for a sweet twist.
- Use curry paste instead of curry powder for a more intense flavor.
- Add chopped nuts, such as almonds or cashews, for a crunchy texture.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure the hard-boiled eggs are completely cooled before chopping them.
- Use a fork to mash the egg salad for a smoother texture.
- Serve the egg salad on a bed of lettuce or in a sandwich.

Storage instructions:
- Store the egg salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Egg salad is best served cold and should not be reheated.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the egg salad in a glass bowl to showcase the colorful ingredients.
- Garnish with a sprinkle of curry powder and fresh parsley.

- Curry powder
- Fresh parsley

- Serve with crackers or sliced bread.

Suggested side dishes:
- Fresh fruit salad
- Roasted vegetables

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the egg salad is too dry, add more mayonnaise or Greek yogurt.
- If the egg salad is too wet, add more chopped eggs or vegetables.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure the hard-boiled eggs are cooked thoroughly to prevent foodborne illness.
- Store the egg salad in the refrigerator at all times.

Food history:
- Curry egg salad is a modern twist on traditional egg salad, adding a bold and flavorful twist.

Flavor profiles:
- Creamy, tangy, and spicy.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve as a light lunch or as a side dish for a summer barbecue.

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Taste: Spicy, Tangy, Creamy, Savory, Aromatic