Egg Mayo Sandwich Recipe


  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives or parsley, finely chopped (optional)
  • 4 slices of your favorite bread
  • Lettuce leaves (optional)
  • Butter or margarine for spreading (optional)


  1. Boil the Eggs:
    • Place the eggs in a saucepan and cover them with cold water.
    • Bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat.
    • Once the water is boiling, let the eggs cook for 9-12 minutes, depending on your preference for the hardness of the yolk.
    • Remove the eggs and place them in a bowl of ice water to cool for about 5 minutes.
  2. Prepare the Egg Mixture:
    • Peel the cooled eggs and chop them finely or mash them with a fork in a mixing bowl.
    • Add the mayonnaise and Dijon mustard (if using) to the eggs.
    • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    • Stir in the fresh chives or parsley, if desired, for added flavor and color.
  3. Assemble the Sandwich:
    • Lightly toast the bread slices if you prefer a bit of crunch.
    • Spread butter or margarine on one side of each slice of bread, if using.
    • Place a generous amount of the egg mayo mixture on one slice of bread.
    • Add a layer of lettuce leaves, if desired, for extra crunch and freshness.
    • Top with another slice of bread to complete the sandwich.
  4. Serve:
    • Cut the sandwich diagonally for a classic presentation.
    • Serve immediately and enjoy your delicious egg mayo sandwich!

Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other ingredients like diced celery, pickles, or a dash of hot sauce for a spicy kick.

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