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Egg and Cucumber Salad

Yields4 Servings

This Moldovan recipe full of the aroma and taste of herbs, is a fresh change for your salad repertoire. (or collection of salad recipes)

 2 small to medium seedless cucumbers
 6 Nature's Yoke eggs, hard-boiled
 1 bunch fresh chives
 ¼ bunch fresh dill
 salt to taste
 *homemade mayonnaise to taste (start with 1/4 c.)
Homemade Mayonnaise
 1 Nature's Yoke egg
 1 tbsp lemon juice
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp sugar
 1 cup sunflower oil, divided

Wash cucumbers and dice into small cubes. Dice hard-boiled eggs into same sized cubes as cucumbers. Chop chives and only the finest of the dill leaves.


Combine first four ingredients, adding salt and mayonnaise to taste.

Homemade Mayonnaise

Combine egg, lemon juice, salt, and sugar. Whisk until thoroughly combined and bright yellow. Add 1/4 cup of sunflower oil to mixture a few drops at a time whisking constantly. This process takes about 4 minutes.


Add remaining sunflower oil in a thin stream whisking continually. It could take up to 8 minutes for mayonnaise to thicken. Use this delicious home made mayonnaise in a variety of recipes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4