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Extra quick recipes

In a rush or strapped for time? When you need something quick and tasty, eggs can make a great meal especially when you need something sooner rather than later. Here’s a selection of quick recipes that can be prepared in less than 15 minutes, or for the really time-pressured, five minutes or less. Get out that stopwatch and get cooking!

How to make an omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

2 mins

Cook: 

2 mins

Poached eggs in the microwave

Serves

1

Cook: 

2 mins

Low calorie easy scrambled eggs

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

2 mins

Microwave omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

1 mins

Cook: 

3 mins

Sweet potato, tuna & sweetcorn tortilla

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Courgette frittata

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Pepper and courgette frittata

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

7 mins

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

12 mins

Avocado and egg quesadilla with salmon

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Smoked salmon and broccoli frittata

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

poached egg

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Farmhouse pizza omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Vegetarian Pizza Omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Low calorie huevos rancheros in a hurry

Serves

4

Prep: 

2 mins

Cook: 

8 mins

Spicy spinach, egg and quinoa scramble

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Smoked mackerel scramble

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Pizza omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Salmon scrambled eggs

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

3 mins

Cheese and mushroom pizza omelette

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Micro recipe - tuna omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

4 mins

Dean Edwards' chilli cheese & jalapeno omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Feta, pepper and olive tortilla

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

8 mins

Asian chopped omelette with kale & peppers

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Egg and broccoli pasta

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Bacon, sweetcorn & rocket omelette

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Scrambled eggs with watercress

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Martyn Nail's soft scrambled eggs

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

3 mins

Marco Pierre White's omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

1 mins

Cook: 

2 mins

Muffins with poached eggs

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Parma ham and basil omelette

Serves

2

Prep: 

3 mins

Cook: 

7 mins

Eggs and guacamole on toast

Serves

2

Prep: 

12 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Veggy breakfast sizzle

Serves

4

Prep: 

3 mins

Cook: 

7 mins

Stir fried eggs

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Michelle Keegan's smoked salmon and asparagus omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Salmon and watercress frittata

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Quick kedgeree

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Creamy scramble with salmon on rye

Serves

4

Prep: 

2 mins

Cook: 

3 mins

Watercress and Salmon Omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

2 mins

Cook: 

2 mins

Veggy egg pittas

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

4 mins

Spiced vegetable omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

4 mins

Spinach omelette with salmon

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Gizzi Erskine's Australian Eggs Benedict

Serves

1

Prep: 

0 mins

Cook: 

11 mins

Capricciosa pizza omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Feta & pea omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

salmon and boursin omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

0 mins

Cook: 

3 mins

Florentina pizza omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

8 mins

Cook: 

4 mins