Five quick and easy egg recipes

29 January 2016

Eggs are an easy way to make a quick and delicious meal for lunch or dinner. What's more, they're packed with nutrients and will keep you full between meals.

Toasted sourdough with grilled asparagus, Serrano ham and poached eggs

Toasted sourdough with asparagus and poached eggs

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Good quality bread can really lift a lunch or dinner, so it's worth vising your local bakery to see what they have to offer. This toasted sourdough with poached eggs and asparagus uses good quality fresh ingredients that are so quick and easy to prepare you can have your meal on the table in 20 minutes.

Recipe: toasted sourdough with grilled asparagus, Serrano ham and poached eggs


Crustless quiche

Crustless quiche

Cooking time: 15 minutes

If you're watching your weight you may be avoiding pastry, so this crustless quiche from Celebrity Masterchef Champion Liz McClarnon could be just the thing. It's extremely easy to make, simply beat the ingredients together and bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Leaving out the pastry not only makes it healthier but it also makes it much, much quicker.

Recipe: crustless quiche


Indian omelette

Spicy vegetable omelette

Cooking time: 15 minutes

The humble omelette is surely the king of quick egg meals and there is no shortage of delicious fillings. Try this filling of Indian-spiced vegetables for something a bit different.

Recipe: Indian omelette

Smoked salmon and pea frittata

Smoked salmon and pea frittata

Cooking time: 10 minutes

This easy frittata recipe from Mark Sargeant makes a fantastic dinner when served with salad and, if you're particularly hungry, a good chunk of bread. Takes around 10 minutes.

Recipe: smoked salmon and pea frittata

Potato, courgette, bean and goats' cheese frittata

Potato, courgette and goats' cheese frittata

Cooking time: 15 minutes

This frittata is a great way to use up leftover potatoes from the evening before. In fact, any scraps of meat or vegetables you have in fridge can often work well in a frittata, which saves you time and also avoids wasting food.

Recipe: potato, courgette, bean and goats' cheese frittata.

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