Tomato and cucumber boiled egg salad

Tomato and cucumber boiled egg salad
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 7mins

You'll love this easy but tasty recipe that works as a starter or light lunch.


  • 6 large British Lion eggs
  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp English mustard
  • pinch of ground paprika
  • lettuce leaves, watercress, quartered tomatoes, sliced cucumber and fresh bread and butter to serve


  1. Put the eggs in a small pan, cover with cold water; bring to boil. Boil for 7 mins; drain, rinse in cold water, tapping shells all over. Peel away the shells. Cut in half and cool.
  2. Beat the mayonnaise, vinegar and mustard together.
  3. Divide the lettuce, watercress, tomatoes and cucumber between four plates.
  4. Arrange the eggs on top and spoon over the mayonnaise. Chill until ready to serve.
  5. Dust the eggs with paprika before serving with bread and butter.

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