Egg mayonnaise with cress and ham

Egg mayonnaise with cress and ham
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands-on time 10 min, cook time 7 min

Fill sandwiches or crusty rolls with this simple egg mayonnaise recipe made with fresh cress and served with smoked ham.

Put together an easy afternoon tea with egg and cress sandwiches and a simple teatime traybake recipe.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
334kcals
Fat
18.2g (3.4g saturated)
Protein
16.5g
Carbohydrates
28.7g (1.9g sugars)
Fibre
1.8g
Salt
1.8g
Calories
334kcals
Fat
18.2g (3.4g saturated)
Protein
16.5g
Carbohydrates
28.7g (1.9g sugars)
Fibre
1.8g
Salt
1.8g

Ingredients

  • 4 free-range eggs
  • 1-2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • Bunch of snipped mustard cress
  • Butter, for spreading
  • 4 crusty rolls
  • 4 slices good-quality smoked ham

Method

  1. Put the eggs in a pan of cold water, bring to the boil and simmer for 7 minutes. Refresh in cold water.
  2. Once cold, peel the eggs and roughly mash with a fork in a bowl. Add the mayonnaise, cress and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Butter the rolls, fill each with a slice of ham and top with a large spoonful of the egg mayonnaise.

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