Just-egg sandwiches

A classic egg mayonnaise recipe to generously spread on buttered white bread – an afternoon tea or lunchbox staple

  • Prep:5 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 116
  • fat 8g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 8g
  • sugars 1g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.4g


  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, cooled
  • 1-2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 4-6 slices white bread
  • 2 tbsp softened butter
  • cress, to serve


Prepare ahead
You can make the filling the day before. Leave in a bowl in the fridge until ready to use.


  1. Peel and finely chop the eggs. Mix with the mayonnaise and some seasoning. Spread the bread with butter and make the sandwiches. Cut into neat fingers and stack on a plate. Scatter with cress so that those who like it can add it.

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