Eggs are the ultimate convenient, fast food. Not only can they be ready in minutes, but they are budget-friendly and can last between three to five weeks if refrigerated. Bursting with protein and essential nutrients vital for promoting healthy ageing, eggs serve as a cornerstone ingredient in our curated collection of delectable egg recipes. Discover the top 10 health benefits of eggs in our helpful guide with information from registered nutritionists Jo Williams and Kerry Torrens.


To start your day right, check out our brunch egg recipes. Check out our healthy egg recipes if you're looking for a well-balanced meal with eggs. And if you're on a budget but want to ensure you're getting your protein, check out our cheap high-protein meals.

For tips and tricks on how to poach an egg, how to fry an egg and how to make the perfect basic omelette, check out our informative guides with videos.

20 meals with eggs

1. Curried spinach, eggs & chickpeas

Bowl of chickpea and spinach curry topped with a halved boiled egg

Boost your nutrient intake with this wholesome veggie supper featuring spinach, eggs, and chickpeas. Packed with essential vitamins and minerals, this dish is healthy and low in calories. Bursting with flavour, it's a great way to get four of your 5-a-day.

Discover our best egg curry recipes, perfect for vegetarian curry lovers.

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2. Ultimate quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine on a plate with a slice cut out

The key to making the perfect quiche is simplicity, as you can see with this classic quiche Lorraine that uses less than 10 ingredients to make a cheesy, buttery quiche with bursts of saltiness from the bacon lardons. Pair with a light salad such as our green salad with olive dressing.

Find quiche recipes for every occasion, from picnics to buffet parties.

3. Egg-fried noodles with bean sprouts

Pan of egg noodles with beans sprouts, egg and other veggies

When hunger strikes, a quick-cook noodle dish can be a saviour. This recipe has crunchy beansprouts, nutritious wholemeal noodles, and the protein punch of eggs, making it a great midweek dinner ready in under half an hour. Not only is it a speedy fix, but it also boasts health benefits: high in fibre, low in calories, and a nourishing choice for any occasion.

Get inspired with our highest-rated healthy noodle recipes.

4. Ricotta, broccoli & new potato frittata

Pan of ricotta, broccoli and new potato frittata

Whip up a nutritious frittata packed with broccoli and creamy ricotta and a refreshing bean salad in just 30 minutes. It tastes just as good the next day, so your leftovers make a great make-ahead lunch option.

Try more of our frittata recipes, similar to an omelette. You can serve it hot or cold and with various fillings.

5. Persian spinach & onion fried eggs (nargesi-e esfenaj)

Pan of spinach, onion and two fried eggs

Make this Persian-inspired dish with spinach, onions and eggs for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you want to impress guests, try it alongside our homemade fluffy pitta or our quick & easy flatbreads. They make perfect vehicles for dipping into the egg's runny yolks.

Discover more of our best-ever spinach recipes.

6. Egg foo yung

Egg foo yung

Craving a quick and flavourful meal? Look no further than this irresistible Chinese-style scrambled egg dish. Ready in just 10 minutes with under 10 ingredients and only two simple steps, it's the perfect weeknight dinner or satisfying weekend brunch. Plus, you can customise it to your taste with your choice of protein, like succulent prawns, tender chicken, savoury tofu, or flavourful char siu pork.

Check out more of our Chinese-inspired recipes, from sizzling sea bass to simple stir-fries and delicious dumplings.

7. Roasted tomato, basil & parmesan quiche

Roasted tomato, basil & parmesan quiche

Transport yourself to a sun-drenched Italian summer with this vibrant vegetarian quiche. Bursting with fresh flavours, it's the perfect centrepiece for an al fresco lunch or dinner party for eight. Don't worry about food waste; the leftovers make delicious and convenient packed lunches, keeping the Italian summer vibes going throughout the week.

Discover hearty Italian-inspired meat-free options with our vegetarian Italian recipes.

8. Smoked mackerel kedgeree with soft-boiled eggs

Plate of kedgeree topped with a quartered jammy boiled egg

If you loved kedgeree as a child, revive fond memories with this classic kedgeree starring smoky mackerel. Requiring 10 minutes of prep, this comforting dish is a weeknight win. Flaky fish mingles with fluffy rice, fragrant spices, and soft-boiled eggs for a burst of flavour in every bite.

Discover more kedgeree recipes, as good in the morning for brunch as it is in the evening for dinner.

9. Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

Craving a healthy and satisfying meal in a flash? Look no further than this fibre-packed veggie supper starring protein-rich chickpeas! Ready in minutes, it boasts a satisfying bite and a nutritional punch. Chickpeas, the key ingredient, are filling and a powerhouse of manganese, essential for strong bones and a healthy metabolism.

Discover more chickpea recipes and learn more about this low-cost option in our helpful guide 20 ways with chickpeas.

10. Noodles with crispy chilli oil eggs

Noodles with crispy chilli oil eggs

Enjoy the satisfying sizzle of homemade chilli oil. Whip up this versatile noodle dish in minutes and customise it with your favourite leftovers. Start by making your own crispy chilli oil, then toss with noodles, pak choi, and your choice of leftover veg, from peppers to wilted spinach. Top it off with a perfectly fried egg for a comforting dinner.

Whip up a meat-free feast with these vegetarian stir-fry recipes.

11. Egg & rocket pizzas

Wrap topped with tomatoes and peppers and an egg

Ditch pricey takeaways and whip up these mini pizzas in minutes for a healthy and satisfying weeknight meal. Seeded tortillas make naturally lower-calorie and fibre-rich bases, perfect for guilt-free pizza indulgence. Crack an egg in the centre of each tortilla before baking for a protein boost. Feeling extra hungry? Bulk up your meal with a side of one of our best-chopped salad recipes.

12. Dhal poached eggs with herby raita

One pot of lentil dhal with four poached eggs, topped with coriander

This protein-rich dish is a delicious way to get four of your 5-a-day. The creamy dhal, studded with lentils and spices, perfectly complements the soft-poached eggs. Top it off with a refreshing herby raita for a cooling contrast.

Serve the perfect poached egg from breakfast to supper with our poached egg recipes.

13. Smoky beans & baked eggs

Pot of beans and peppers with four baked eggs, topped with coriander

Fuel your family with a delicious and nutritious meal of smoky baked eggs and beans. This protein-packed veggie dish is perfect for a satisfying weeknight dinner. Plus, it's freezer-friendly, so you can make it ahead of time for those busy days when cooking from scratch feels impossible.

Get ahead in a busy week by making a batch of your favourite freezable recipes for another day.

14. Miso & butternut squash ramen

Bowl of miso and butternut squash ramen topped with long stem broccoli and a soft boiled egg

Transform your ramen into a velvety dream with this creamy squash trick. Simply mash roasted squash directly into the broth for a delightful sweetness and irresistible texture. Add bursts of colour with purple sprouting broccoli or any leftover veg in the fridge. Top it off with a perfectly jammy, soft-boiled egg for a protein boost and a satisfying texture contrast.

Try more of our warming Japanese-inspired ramen recipes.

15. Chipotle bean chilli with baked eggs

Chipotle bean chilli with baked eggs

Black beans make a great foundation for this storecupboard Mexican one-pot with smoky hot sauce, coriander and tortillas. With only 5 minutes of prep and just one pan to wash up, it's a great fuss-free midweek meal that the whole family will enjoy.

Check out our easy Mexican recipes for more simple family dinners.

16. Spiced chicken egg wraps

Omelette topped with chicken, tomatoes, red onion and coriander

These vibrant wraps are made from eggs, filled with a fiesta of spiced chicken, black beans, juicy tomatoes, coriander and crunchy red onion. Enjoy a gluten-free, satisfying dinner that's packed with nutrients.

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17. Egg Niçoise salad

Plate of new potatoes, tomatoes, green beans, lettuce and kalamata olives

This vibrant vegetarian Niçoise salad is bursting with goodness. Packed with fibre, folate, iron, and vitamin C, it's naturally gluten-free and light. Kalamata olives offer a satisfying salty kick, mimicking the tuna you might miss.

Find more inspiration on using boiled eggs in salads with our egg salad recipes.

18. South American-style quinoa with fried eggs

Plate of quinoa, avocado, black beans and tomatoes topped with a fried egg

Quinoa, a powerhouse of protein, joins forces with creamy black beans, luscious avocado, and a perfectly fried egg for a satisfying dish that serves two. A squeeze of lime adds a burst of freshness, bringing all the flavours together.

Read more about the health benefits of quinoa.

19. Spanish eggs with chorizo & peppers

Skillet of new potatoes, peppers, chorizo and a fried egg

You’ll need only five ingredients for this one-pan Spanish eggs with chorizo & peppers. Cook the onions and peppers slowly to release their natural sweetness before adding chorizo to infuse the dish with a smoky taste.

Enjoy as a standalone dish or as part of a larger tapas-style meal with our Spanish recipes.

20. Summer egg salad with basil & peas

New potatoes, lettuce, peas, green beans and three halves of boiled eggs

Drizzle seasonal greens, new potatoes and eggs with a tangy, herby dressing to make this healthy vegetarian lunch or dinner packed with iron, folate and fibre.

Make the most of seasonal summer produce with our summer salad recipes.


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