Substitute fresh arugula for the spinach if you prefer its spicy bite. For a checkerboard effect, you can use both white and wheat breads. If you want to serve only the salad, just omit the bread, spinach, and 1/3 cup mayonnaise.

Recipe by Southern Living September 2002

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prep:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
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  • Stir together 1/3 cup mayonnaise and next 7 ingredients.

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  • Spread remaining 1/3 cup mayonnaise evenly over 1 side of each bread slice. Spread 4 bread slices, mayonnaise side up, evenly with half of egg salad. Top evenly with half of spinach and 4 bread slices.

  • Repeat procedure with remaining egg salad, spinach, and bread slices. Cut each sandwich into quarters; garnish, if desired.

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