Mini buck rarebits

Best ever egg recipes

How do you like your eggs? Boiled, fried, scrambled, in an omelette? Try everything from quails’ eggs with pink peppercorn salt to eggs baked in croissant cups and huevos rancheros with our best ever eggs recipe collection.

Bacon & egg picnic pie 

Bacon & egg picnic pie is full of flavour and a great one to pack up and take on a picnic or for an al fresco lunch. It looks really impressive but is actually very easy. Make this summery classic with step-by-step help from olive’s test kitchen

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Bacon & egg picnic pie


Baked mushroom, potato and cheese hash with eggs

Midweek baked potatoes made even better. Mashed potatoes mixed with gruyere cheese and mustardy mushrooms baked in the oven and finished off with an egg on top, all ready in under an hour.

Baked mushroom, potato and cheese hash with eggs


Huevos rancheros

Eat your eggs Mexican style today! That means piling on smoky beef chilli and a fiery homemade salsa made from tomatoes, green chillies, coriander and lime.

Huevos rancheros


Eggs and ham baked in croissant cups

Use croissant dough to make these cute breakfast cups filled with ham and eggs – perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch.

Eggs and ham baked in croissant cups


Poached egg on green beans with ravigote sauce

Our best veggie starter: wonderfully acidic ravigote sauce with a kick of Dijon mustard over a poached egg and green beans, on the table in just 15 minutes. To keep your egg whites firm with perfect edges use really fresh eggs and a little vinegar in the boiling water.

Poached egg on green beans


Classic tortilla

A well-made tortilla is the best addition to a tapas menu. This easy recipe with just four ingredients is typically Spanish. Serve with a  selection of other dishes for a Spanish feast.

Classic tortilla


Omelette with chorizo and parsley

Make this delicious chorizo omelette in 10 minutes, using just three ingredients. Packed full of protein, it’s certain to fill you and the family up.

Omelette with chorizo and parsley


Beetroot, dill and feta frittata

A frittata is one of the easiest egg dishes to make. This recipe makes the most of earthy beetroot and pairs it with salty feta and dill for a really colourful dish. On the table in 10 minutes, it’s the ultimate speedy supper.

Beetroot, dill and feta frittata


Tenderstem broccoli and chorizo with poached eggs

Crispy chorizo perfectly complements the flavour of Tenderstem broccoli in this super-simple recipe. Serve with a watercress, rocket and spinach salad.

Tenderstem broccoli and chorizo with poached eggs


Chargrilled asparagus and fennel salad

This delicious summer salad with grilled asparagus, fresh fennel, Parma ham and a crunch of almonds can be prepped in advance, then once the griddle is hot it won’t take long at all – perfect for entertaining.

Chargrilled asparagus and fennel salad


Scotch eggs

Make the perfect picnic snack from scratch using our easiest ever scotch egg recipe. This method gives you a perfectly cooked yolk, juicy sausage meat filling and a crunchy breadcrumb coating.

Scotch eggs


Squash and pancetta squeak with poached eggs 

Bubble and squeak is a classic way to use up your leftovers. We have a delicious squash and pancetta squeak that gives plenty of colour and flavour to your dish. Top with poached eggs for a delicious brunch or all-day breakfast idea.

Squash and pancetta squeak with poached eggs


Ham, egg and asparagus tart

This recipe for a ham, egg and asparagus tart is a great option for a midweek meal for the family, or to make for a picnic in the summer. English asparagus is in season from 24 April until mid-June.

Ham, egg and asparagus tart


Mini buck rarebits

A Welsh rarebit topped with an egg is called a buck rarebit. This version is beautifully bite-sized, perfect for sharing

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Mini buck rarebits


One-pan green chilli eggs with chorizo

This recipe for one-pan green chilli eggs with chorizo is really easy and just takes 15 minutes to make – perfect for a speedy meal for one

One-pan green chilli eggs with chorizo