Ultimate egg mayo sandwich
Waitrose and Partners

Ultimate egg mayo sandwich

An egg sandwich lives and dies on its yolks – which should be fudgily soft. Here we've cut the eggs into chunks, then enveloped them in homemade mayo. Peppery watercress and delicate chives bring it all together between soft white bread for total sandwich satisfaction.

  • Serves4
  • CourseLunch
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook10 mins
  • Total time25 mins


  • 8 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 75ml cold-pressed rapeseed oil
  • 50ml sunflower oil
  • ½ x 25g pack chives
  • 4 tsp salted butter, for spreading
  • 8 slices white bread
  • 50g watercress