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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 yoghurt and chilli before being topped with perfectly poached eggs in...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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Grilled gammon steaks with peas, herb hollandaise and poached eggs

Gammon recipes

Grilled gammon steaks with peas, herb hollandaise and...

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

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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...

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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...

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New York downtown eggs

Comfort food

New York downtown eggs

Take your brunch up a notch with this combination of pastrami, poached egg, warm bloody...

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Black pudding bubble and squeak with eggs and hollandaise

Christmas leftover recipes

Black pudding bubble and squeak with eggs and...

These black pudding bubble and squeak cakes with a quick hollandaise sauce and poached duck...

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Poached eggs, tahini and pan-fried avocado

Healthy breakfast recipes

Poached eggs, tahini and pan-fried avocado

A simple and satisfying, protein-packed breakfast or brunch. This is a great recipe if you’ve...

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Turkish eggs

Vegetarian recipes from around the world

Turkish eggs

Serve this creamy Turkish eggs dish with toasted pitta breads for an impressive breakfast or...

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Lentils, ham hock and kale with poached eggs

Healthy family meals

Lentils, ham hock and kale with poached eggs

This quick ham hock and lentil recipe is on the table in just 20 minutes....

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Fried tenderstem and kale with poached eggs and polenta

Broccoli recipes

Fried tenderstem and kale with poached eggs and...

Tenderstem broccoli and kale are fried together then served with cheesy polenta and a poached...

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Poached eggs with harissa chickpeas and garlic yogurt

Midweek meal recipes

Poached eggs with harissa chickpeas and garlic yogurt

Adding a touch of harissa to this chickpea recipe transforms this simple meal into a...

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Poached eggs with avocado, beetroot and spinach

Healthy vegetarian recipes

Poached eggs with avocado, beetroot and spinach

A nutritious poached egg and avocado breakfast recipe that’s packed with potassium, protein and vitamins...

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Cider and thyme mushrooms on toast with a poached egg

Delicious recipes for one person

Cider and thyme mushrooms on toast with a...

This mushroom recipe is a beautifully simple yet absolutely scrumptious meal idea for one person....

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Turkish-style poached eggs with yogurt and chilli butter

Brunch recipes

Turkish-style poached eggs with yogurt and chilli butter

Classic poached eggs are brought to life here by the fresh, exciting flavours of mint,...

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Squash salad with a poached egg

Healthy vegetarian recipes

Squash salad with a poached egg

Enjoy seasonal squash in this warm salad recipe with walnuts and poached egg.

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Asparagus, smoked trout and poached egg on toast

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus, smoked trout and poached egg on toast

A nutritious brunch recipe – made with seasonal spring asparagus, smoked trout and poached eggs...

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Cheat’s bubble and squeak cakes with smoked haddock and eggs

Best of British recipes

Cheat’s bubble and squeak cakes with smoked haddock...

This easy recipe livens up an ordinary pack of bubble and squeak with the smoky...

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