Recipe Directions

  • 1. Place everything (except celery and red pepper) into a high-speed blender. Blend very well until it resembles a smooth, creamy Hollondaise sauce.
  • 2. Pour yellow “egg salad” liquid mixture into a large bowl. Add finely chopped celery and red pepper.
  • 3. Stir everything together with a spoon until celery and red pepper are nicely coated.
  • 4. Enjoy immediately or store for up to 4 days in the fridge.

The Rawtarian's Thoughts

By The Rawtarian

This cashew-based mock egg salad recipe tastes surprisingly like the real thing.  It’s very rich and satisfying, and tastes best when balanced with light, fresh veggies, especially romaine lettuce. 

If your blender isn’t powerful and has a difficult time blending harder items, consider soaking the cashews in warm water for an hour to soften them. Rinse and pat dry before using.

Another idea is to add some chopped mushroom to the red bell pepper and celery. The chewy texture of the mushrooms resembles the texture of egg whites.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutritional score: 78 out of 100
  • This recipe is very low in Calories, and Carbohydrates.
  • This recipe is low in Sodium.
  • This recipe is a good source of Protein, Iron, and Vitamin C.
  • This recipe is a noteworthy source of Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.

Amounts per 103 g (4 oz) suggested serving

NameAmount% Daily
Calories 198 8 %
Protein 7 g 12 %
Fat 15 g 19 %
Carbohydrates 12 g 4 %
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g 6 %
Sugars 3 g
Calcium 24 mg 2 %
Iron 2.6 mg 20 %
Sodium 310 mg 13 %
Source: The Rawtarian, USDA

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So glad you are enjoying it again, Carrie :)

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Try the melt in your mouth breakfast sandwich recipe I found @ nomeatmarch.com - highly recommend more by silken firm tofu...the spice mixture &this tofu make it feel & taste like an egg...especially if you've been without for a while :0)

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I made this again for the 2nd time and it was even more delicious then I remembered! Thanks again for the great "egg" salad recipe! :)

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I might try this but without the Bell Peppers, do you think it will be alright, thanks in advance, and I love this site as I am a beginner...

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Love this recipe and made it several times now, then the other day I had some advacado to use up and when I mixed it in an the egg salad I found it almost replicated the texture and taste of the hard boiled egg yoke so combined with the mushrooms I found it was even more like egg salad!!

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Nancye's Review

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Thanks so much Elaine. Did you use Bell Peppers? I'm not going to but I will try it your way, so a big thank you...

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The egg salad plot thickens... Genius Elaine!! I'll have to try it - with both firm avocado and mushrooms.... YES. Next level egg salad goodness! I love this kind of food discovery.

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I can't believe how good this is and how much it tastes like egg salad! And it's super healthy! Thank you!

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I'm so glad you enjoyed it, Grace!

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M's Review

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OMG, this is literally the best raw food dressing I've ever found! I had my doubts to be honest but this is spectacular. To anyone who wants to try, I also suggest throwing in some cherry or grape tomatoes. I find the light acidity of the tomatoes balances the savory richness of the sauce. Thank you Rawtarian!

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Agreed about the tomatoes!

I'm so glad you liked it, M. :)

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Danielle Butts's Review

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Don't know what to say other than I'm shocked that something this simple can taste so much like the real thing.

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Lol - best compliment ever, Danielle!!! <3

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Gabriella's Review

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Just made this for lunch and I can't wait to make it again (probably tomorrow). I'm thinking this will also make really good wrap filling along with some rocket & spinach yumm yumm!

Thank you for making your recipes so easy to make, I've bought many raw 'cook' books and most have way too complex recipes for a busy person to cope with so you're my new food hero <3 :)

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Aww, such kind words Gabriella! I'm so glad that you enjoyed this one. Definitely would be perfect in a wrap with spinach!! It pairs beautifully with spinach. :)

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Egg slicer works great with the white button mushrooms. I cut them 2 directions in the slicer. :)

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Genius, Michele!

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micheleb's Review

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I really like the base mixture! After making it a few times, I prefer much less celery and peppers. Definitely loved the the added 2 med-lg white button mushrooms, 1/8 tsp dill, and a pinch of mustard powder (3 serving).

I used the egg slicer for the mushroom to get the same size pieces I am used to with hard boiled eggs.

I want to try it spread on one of your crackers or bread. Which would you recommend as a complimentary taste combination?

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I'd have to say either the onion bread (could get soggy, but the flavor combo is divine) or some very almost flavor-less simple crackers, like these: https://www.therawtarian.com/basic-raw-cracker-recipe

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Tried this tonight and it was very good. I did put mushrooms in it and no red pepper, but will definately make again

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Hi Beck! I'm so glad you enjoyed it :)

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chooly's Review

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I made my son some eggs today and was having a super craving to eat them. I found this recipe and it saved my health streak. So delicious!!

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Hi Chooly!

It's so important to have recipes that can satisfy our cravings in the same way as our old food did. I'm so glad you enjoyed your "egg salad" :)

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Wow. A raw recipe that actually tastes like the food its trying to imitate! I'm impressed!

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This is a good one, I must admit.

But it could also be that your tastebuds are changing, and you are becoming one of those annoying people who thinks healthy food tastes delicious ;)

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Oh my goodness these are the best!!!! My dad who eats egg every day said these taste just like egg he was baffled!! Lol thank you!!

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Baffled - the best compliment ever, Naomi!! Lol. I love it. <3

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absolute genius. really delicious and a big thumbs up.Thank you so much :)

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