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Hard-boiled eggs with mustard mayonnaise

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 10
Dietary Vegetarian
Pack these boiled eggs and homemade mayonnaise for a nostalgic picnic.


  1. Hardboil the eggs for 8 minutes.

  2. Drain, cover with cold water and leave to cool.

  3. To make the mustard mayonnaise, mix the mustard, egg yolks, white wine vinegar together in a bowl.

  4. Very gradually whisk in the oil to make a thick and creamy mayonnaise.

  5. Spoon into a pot, cover and chill until needed. Serve with the peeled hard boiled eggs.


  • 10-12 eggs

For the mustard mayonnaise

  • 1 tbsp English mustard
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • A good pinch of salt
  • A few turns of white pepper mill
  • 300ml/½ pint sunflower oil

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Hard-boiled eggs with mustard mayonnaise

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