A dozen ways to use leftover Easter eggs

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EGG SALAD

This may be the most obvious use for hard-boiled eggs, but it shouldn't be ignored. Mix it up by adding curry or any of your favorite spices! (Shutterstock)

POTATO SALAD

If you prefer potatoes to be the star of the show when it comes to salads, you can use your hard-boiled eggs to mix in alongside your potatoes. (Shutterstock)

DEVILED EGGS

Deviled eggs are easy to make, and like egg salad, you can add any types of spices you prefer to the yolk mixture to flavor them up. (Shutterstock)

COBB OR NICOISE SALAD

Hard-boiled eggs are components of both cobb and nicoise salads, which make great packed lunches! (Shutterstock)

SAUCE GRIBICHE

This French sauce is made with hard-boiled egg yolks, mustard and oil to create a mayonnaise-like condiment perfect for spreading over toasted bread or serving alongside seafood. (Shutterstock)

PATE

Hard-boiled eggs are used in many pate recipes, which can be a delicious appetizer spread for a party, or a savory afternoon snack any day of the week. (Shutterstock) 

SCOTCH EGGS

Scotch eggs are hard-boiled eggs that are wrapped up in sausage, breaded and then baked or fried. (Shutterstock)

PICKLED EGGS

Hard-boiled eggs can be pickled by curing them in vinegar or brine, which makes them last longer. (Getty Images)

CAVIAR-TOPPED EGGS

Caviar can be pricey, but it's a completely indulgent way to use up those hard-boiled eggs without having to eat them plain. (Getty Images)

EGG-STUFFED MEATBALLS

Yes, you read that correctly. You can actually stuff meatballs with hard-boiled eggs for a fun (and tasty) surprise! (Shutterstock)

MEATLOAF

Just as you can stuff meatballs with eggs, it's common to stuff a meatloaf with them too! (Shutterstock)

PAN-BAGNAT

The pan-bagnat sandwich hails from France and is very similar to the Nicoise salad, containing vegetables, tuna, hard-boiled eggs and olives. (Shutterstock)

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It's the same routine every year. You've hard-boiled and dyed dozens of Easter eggs, you've used them as decor in baskets throughout your kitchen, and a few of them even got eaten. Yet once the holiday is over, you're left with more hard-boiled eggs than you know what to do with (and they may be stinking up your refrigerator a little bit). Don't worry, eating egg salad for days is not the only option (but it is a good one).

Check out the slideshow above to discover 12 ways to use up your leftover Easter eggs.

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