• 3 dozen hard-boiled eggs , chopped
  • 6 celery ribs , chopped
  • 3 large carrots , finely shrdded
  • 3 small green peppers , finely chopped
  • 3 small onions , finely chopped
  • 3 (2 1/4 ounce) cans sliced ripe olives , drained
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • 3 cups mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • salt and pepper
  • lettuce leaf (optional)
  • halved cherry tomatoes (optional)
  • sliced hard-boiled egg (optional)
  • 100 slices bread (about 6 loaves)
  • 1 In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients.
  • 2 Whisk mayonnaise, milk, mustard, salt and pepper until smooth.
  • 3 Stir into egg mixure.
  • 4 Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 5 Garnish with lettuce, tomatoes and sliced egg if desired.
  • 6 For sandwiches, spread about 1/3 cupful egg salad on one bread slice; top with another bread slice.
  • 7 Yield: 50 sandwiches Note: If desired you may add 1/4 to 1/2 cup sweet or dill relish to the salad.