Egg and Watercress Tea Sandwiches

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Daydream

Just like the dainty sandwiches served at Harrods! For a less traditional tea sandwich, you can use pumpernickel, rye or sourdough bread, thinly sliced. For a visual treat, garnish the patter of sandwiches with edible flowers such as pansies or nasturtiums, along with the watercress.

Top Review by kimberlynewport

Very good; guess I'm just not a big fan of watercress. For those who do, expect it gives egg salad a nice little bite that they'd like.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove the crusts from the bread.
  2. Chop the eggs, and gently mix in a bowl with the chopped watercress and chives. Add just enough mayonnaise to moisten and bind the mixture the mayonnaise. Season to taste with salt, pepper and Tabasco, and gently mix well.
  3. Spread half of the slices of bread with the egg and watercress mixture, and place the remaining slices of bread on top.
  4. Lightly spread the outside edge of each sandwich with mayonnaise and dip into the chopped parsley.
  5. Cut each sandwich into 4 triangles.
  6. To serve, arrange the sandwiches on a platter, and garnish with the remaining watercress.

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