Quick and easy recipes

Are you in a rush or constantly strapped for time? This varied collection of quick and easy egg recipes is perfect for when you need to cook up something quickly with as little effort as possible. From simple egg recipes, such as omelettes and scrambled eggs, to more elaborate dishes like the Micro Mexican pot or the Strawberry and ricotta rollups, these easy egg recipes prove that with the right ingredients and recipe, there’s a lot you can achieve in little time.

Simple in practice but deliciously impressive in results,all of these egg recipes can be created in 15 minutes or less and in some cases just five minutes for those really up against the clock! Why not try out one of our many quick and easy recipes, including Egg in a mug, Spanish omelette or a Veggie breakfast scramble? Get your stopwatch at the ready and get cooking to see how easy it is to make fantastic tasty meals.

Eggs are the ideal ingredient to have to hand if you’re frequently short of time. Despite the perception that quick recipes have to be very basic, plain or boring, our range of deliciously easy egg recipes proves otherwise. For colourful, easy dinner ideas, check out our Rainbow egg wrap, Avocado and crispy prosciutto omelette or Egg in a hole with tomato and feta. Quick and easy recipes can also offer a healthier twist on your favourite ‘fast food’ style dishes, such as our Easy egg pizza or Avocado and egg quesadilla with salmon.

How to make an omelette

How to make an omelette

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 2mins
  • Cook: 2mins
Healthy, quick and perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner, omelettes are one of the...
Microwave omelette

Microwave omelette

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 1mins
  • Cook: 3mins
Try cooking a classic omelette in the microwave - it'll take less than five...
Poached eggs in the microwave

Microwave poached eggs

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 1mins
  • Cook: 1mins
Microwaved poached eggs are quick and easy to make and ready in under two...
poached egg

Perfectly poached eggs

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 5mins
Uncover the secret to perfectly delicious poached eggs with this popular and flavourful classic...
Farmhouse pizza omelette

Farmhouse pizza omelette

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 5mins
A traditional-style pizza omelette with only 240 calories per portion. Based on a Farmhouse...
Quick courgette frittata

Quick courgette frittata

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 10mins
For a low calorie and nutritious vegetarian supper, courgette frittata is quick and easy...
Micro recipe - tuna omelette

Micro recipe - tuna omelette

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 4mins
To vary the filling:Try frozen peas or sliced courgette instead of broccoli, or chopped...
Egg in a mug

Egg in a mug

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 4mins
For a portable breakfast, split the pitta pocket and scoop in the egg.
Egg and broccoli pasta

Egg and broccoli pasta

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 15mins
This recipe is fantastic value at less than £1 per portion. Not only that...
Spanish omelette with chorizo

Spanish omelette with chorizo

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5mins
  • Cook: 12mins
Quick, filling and tasty recipe for Spanish omelette with potato, onion and chorizo, that...