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Eggs are a staple in the diet of people with bariatric surgery. Some find that they can eat eggs without any problem, while others need to follow a strict diet for their surgery. One way to puree an egg is to

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How to puree a boiled egg for bariatric surgery

The pureed stage after weight loss surgery can be very difficult because most adults aren’t super excited about eating food that looks like pudding. Just a few pulses in a food processor can make pureed classic egg salad a perfect protein source after weight loss surgery.

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Pureed egg salad in a dish on a blue plate.

I’m often surprised, but then again deep down not surprised, when patients question whether or not they can eat eggs. Eggs in the dieting culture are often seen as off-limits because of concerns with fat and cholesterol. Yes, eggs contain fat and cholesterol, but their nutritional benefits far out way these issues.

Egg Facts:

  • Eggs are an excellent source of protein.
  • One egg provides 6 grams of high-quality protein.
  • Eggs contain 9 essential amino acids making them a complete source of protein.
  • Total fat content is 5 grams with 1.5 grams coming from saturated fat.
  • Finally, eggs contain 13 different nutrients spread between the yolk and white parts.

Eggs can be added to your diet quickly after surgery. Most patients can handle scrambled eggs or pureed egg salad during the pureed stage. Egg salad or hard boiled eggs can be rubbery and may not be tolerated, however, pureed egg salad tastes the same, but is a smoother consistency.

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Pureed Classic Egg Salad

Tips for making Pureed Classic Egg Salad:

  • You don’t need a blender or a food processor, although these appliances are quicker to use, simply mash the hard-boiled eggs with a fork if you need to.
  • You can use any mayonnaise you wish. You can use half Greek yogurt in place of half the mayo to lower the fat content if you wish.
  • Use any herbs and spices you wish to season.

Chopped hard boiled eggs in a food processor.

Place hard-boiled eggs in a food processor

Chopped Egg Salad in a food processor.

Chop eggs until there are no longer large pieces

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Chopped egg salad in a food processor.

Add mayonnaise, Greek Yogurt, and seasonings

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