Poached egg recipes

The humble poached egg deserves a LOT of praise. Elevate your breakfast or brunch recipes with the addition of a poached egg or even rely on poached eggs on toast for a speedy and satisfying dinner. Discover all of our poached egg recipes here.

Plus, learn the perfect way to poach an egg with our how-to guide.

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Cottage cheese Turkish-style eggs

Vegetarian brunch recipes

Cottage cheese Turkish-style eggs

Inspired by Turkish eggs, which are served on a bed of labneh or thick yogurt, this version uses cottage cheese...

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Eggs florentine

Brunch recipes

Eggs florentine

Don’t leave this beautiful brunch to the professionals. Eggs florentine is the ultimate weekend indulgence and a great showcase for...

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Asparagus farinata with trout, poached egg and hollandaise

April seasonal recipes

Asparagus farinata with trout, poached egg and hollandaise

Farinata – a thick, fluffy Italian pancake made with chickpea flour and flavoured with rosemary – is an incredible base...

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Savoury waffles with smoked salmon, avocado and eggs

Brunch recipes

Savoury waffles with smoked salmon, avocado and eggs

You don’t even need a waffle iron to make these savoury waffles! Get out a griddle pan and prepare yourself...

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Poached egg, purple sprouting broccoli and tarragon hollandaise

Brunch recipes

Poached egg, purple sprouting broccoli and tarragon hollandaise

A low carb breakfast recipe showcasing eggs at their very best; purple sprouting broccoli is topped with poached eggs and...

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Spiced onion fritters with poached eggs

Fritter recipes

Spiced onion fritters with poached eggs

Crunchy, crispy fritters are a crowdpleaser. These pakora-style ones, made with onions and samphire, are best served with a good...

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Poached egg, squash, mushrooms and kale on sourdough

Delicious recipes for one person

Poached egg, squash, mushrooms and kale on sourdough

A healthy meal for one that takes poached eggs on toast up a notch with the addition of sweet squash,...

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Courgettes with chilli-spiced yogurt and poached eggs

Brunch recipes

Courgettes with chilli-spiced yogurt and poached eggs

Courgettes are cooked in yogurt and chilli before being topped with perfectly poached eggs in this slightly different brunch dish....

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Eggs benedict with sweetcorn fritters

Brunch recipes

Eggs benedict with sweetcorn fritters

Debbie Major has reinvented eggs benedict by replacing the English muffins with smoky sweetcorn fritters and topping with slices of...

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Eggs benedict

Brunch recipes

Eggs benedict

Who invented eggs benedict is a matter for debate, says Debbie Major – but what’s not up for argument are...

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Creamy chorizo spaghetti with poached eggs

Recipes with chorizo

Creamy chorizo spaghetti with poached eggs

Try this twist on a carbonara for a quick weeknight meal. We’ve stirred cream cheese and chorizo through spaghetti and...

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Roast sweet potato, chorizo and onion hash with poached eggs

Recipes with chorizo

Roast sweet potato, chorizo and onion hash with poached eggs

Eggs are a particularly filling, protein-rich food. They’re also one of the few foods that provide choline, a vitamin-like nutrient...

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Easy shakshuka

One-pan recipes

Easy shakshuka

We think this easy shakshuka – a classic Middle Eastern lunch dish – is brilliant served any time, mopped up...

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Grilled gammon steaks with peas, herb hollandaise and poached eggs

Gammon recipes

Grilled gammon steaks with peas, herb hollandaise and poached eggs

We’ve given gammon steaks a new lease of life by grilling them in a honey-mustard glaze and serving with a...

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Cabbage and potato cakes with poached eggs

Poached egg recipes

Cabbage and potato cakes with poached eggs

Forget about rösti, we’re all about these potato and cabbage cakes served alongside crispy bacon and topped with perfectly poached...

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Spinach and potato cakes with poached eggs

Healthy breakfast recipes

Spinach and potato cakes with poached eggs

These Indian-spiced spinach and potato cakes topped with a runny poached egg make a wonderful meat-free lunch or light supper....

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