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Main meal recipes

Eggs are an incredibly versatile ingredient and is the base of a huge variety of main meal recipes – they’re also filling, affordable and delicious.

Here, you’ll find a satisfying collection of egg recipes stretching from our take on classic home comforts to innovative new dishes ready to delight the taste buds. These tasty main meal recipes include a salmon and watercress frittata, fiery egg and spinach curry and Thai chicken omelette. If you’re after something a bit different then you’ll love the twist on the classic roulade which switches cream and jam for spinach and egg. Check out the huge range of egg recipes below.

Fully loaded vegetablw frittata

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

35 mins

Salmon with poached egg

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Sweet potato and pepper Spanish omelette

Serves

3

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

25 mins

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Sausage and egg pie

Serves

8

Prep: 

25 mins

Cook: 

30 mins

Salmon and Egg Breakfast Wrap

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

2 mins

Aubergine and tomato baked eggs

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

35 mins

Eggy bubble and squeak cakes

Serves

4

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Vegetable bake

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

30 mins

Dean Edwards' one pan rosti with chorizo and eggs

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Eggs au gratin

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

70 mins

Veggie Breakfast Scramble

Serves

1

Prep: 

3 mins

Cook: 

4 mins

Spanish baked eggs

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Smoked salmon and broccoli frittata

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Baked rice-stuffed peppers

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

35 mins

Egg and chorizo casserole - family one-pot by Simon Rimmer

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Moroccan egg wrap

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

1 mins

Liz McClarnon's Indian omelette

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

12 mins

Chow mein with prawns

Serves

4

Prep: 

2 mins

Cook: 

8 mins

Serves

6

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

50 mins

Dean Edwards' chilli cheese & jalapeno omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Courgette and red onion 'no pastry' quiche

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

30 mins

Sweet potato Spanish tortilla

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Liz McClarnon's pizza omelette

Serves

4

Prep: 

3 mins

Cook: 

7 mins

Baked eggs

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

No bread burritos – healthy one-pot by Simon Rimmer

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

12 mins

Quinoa and egg salad with broccoli & seeds

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Chickpea and courgette eggah

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Potato, pea and spinach frittata

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Fiery egg and spinach curry by Dean Edwards

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Thai chicken omelette

Serves

4

Prep: 

2 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Paul Merrett's healthy mid week Chinese-style egg rice stir-fry

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Dean Edwards' Spanish tortilla with spicy tomato sauce

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Smoked Salmon Laksa with soft boiled egg

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

25 mins

Wok fried egg and spicy minced pork with garlic & ginger

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Kipper egg & leek gratin

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

30 mins

Salmon and watercress frittata

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Mark Sargeant's feta, spinach and caramelised onion omelette

Serves

4

Prep: 

2 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Mark Sargeant's chorizo tortilla

Serves

4

Prep: 

2 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Omelette with rocket, ham and sunblushed tomato

Serves

2

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

2 mins

Carrot, potato, coriander and cumin fritters

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Rolled omelette slice -  lunchtime one-pot by Simon Rimmer

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Gizzi Erskine's healthy egg, ham and chips

Serves

2

Prep: 

0 mins

Cook: 

12 mins

Quick kedgeree

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Garlic mushroom and brie pancakes

Serves

4

Prep: 

12 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Courgette, pea and pesto frittata

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Egg and vegetable noodle slice

Serves

6

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

9 mins

Cauliflower pizza with spinach and egg

Serves

2

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

40 mins

Roast cauliflower & purple sprouting broccoli frittata

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

30 mins

Bacon and egg pitta

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

7 mins

Sweet potato hash with fried eggs

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Summer quiche

Serves

8

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

50 mins

Eggy bread and vegetable cobbler

Serves

4

Prep: 

20 mins

Cook: 

35 mins

Mark Sargeant's smoked salmon and pea frittata

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Cha han

Serves

2

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Liz McClarnon's Thai style stuffed omelette

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Spiced sweet potato and egg

Serves

5

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

60 mins

Stir fried eggs

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Sophie Wright's Moroccan spiced eggs and tomatoes with a minted yoghurt

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Serves

8

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

50 mins

Dean Edwards' mushroom and goat's cheese tortilla

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Eggy Mexican quesadillas by Dean Edwards

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Paul Merrett's Spanish-style sweet potato, mushroom and feta tortilla

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Pea, ham and tomato omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

5 mins

Dean Edwards' fragrant Indonesian fried rice

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Crab frittata

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

25 mins

Baked polenta with eggs & pesto

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Michelle Keegan's smoked salmon and asparagus omelette

Serves

1

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Spinach & egg roulade

Serves

3

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

7 mins

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Savoury pancake puff with Parma ham, tomatoes, feta and pesto

Serves

2

Prep: 

8 mins

Cook: 

12 mins

Egg hoppers

Serves

2

Prep: 

20 mins

Cook: 

25 mins

Roast peppers & creamy baked eggs

Serves

4

Prep: 

5 mins

Cook: 

25 mins

Neil Rankin's Turkish scrambled eggs

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Gizzi Erskine's Keralan egg curry

Serves

2

Prep: 

0 mins

Cook: 

9 mins

Broccoli & feta strata

Serves

4

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Egg-topped smokey aubergine salad

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

25 mins

Mackerel with broccoli and special scrambled eggs

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

20 mins

Chorizo and pulled pork pancakes

Serves

4

Prep: 

15 mins

Cook: 

150 mins

Braised pork parlow with runny eggs

Serves

6

Prep: 

60 mins

Cook: 

150 mins

Egg, cucumber and shrimp soup

Serves

2

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

15 mins

Egg-topped stir-fried pork ribs

Serves

2

Prep: 

60 mins

Cook: 

10 mins