Best toast toppers
It's mid-week, you've run out of food shopping, so you give in to cheese on toast. This ritual doesn't have to be boring, we have lots of exciting recipes for 'things on toast' that are quick and easy to make
Looking for a quick way to make your toast more exciting? Try our easy toast toppers.
Vegetarian Welsh rarebit with poached eggs
A quick veggie-packed version of a classic Welsh rarebit served with soft runny eggs.
Miso chickpeas and avocado on toast
Turn a storecupboard staple into a twist on this popular brunch dish, livened up with sesame seeds and spring onions.
Confit garlic with roasted tomatoes on toast
Mornings in Spain often start with 'pan con tomate' (toast slathered with tomato and garlic purée). Use British tomatoes in this deconstructed version.
Purple sprouting broccoli, spiced fried eggs and lime yogurt on toast
Cumin seeds and chilli flakes add punch to this vegetarian eggs on toast idea, ready in just 10 minutes. Discover more of our best purple sprouting broccoli recipes here.
Figs on toast with goat's yogurt labneh
These easy figs on toast with labneh are super simple and quick to make. This recipe is creamy yet low in calories, and veggie friendly. Ready in just 15 minutes these make for a mouth-watering breakfast, brunch or snack.
Whipped feta and beetroot on toast with poached eggs and dukkah
Add a bit of spice to your eggs with dukkah, a Middle Eastern condiment. Our vegetarian recipe makes an exotic brunch idea or an easy midweek meal ready in under 30 minutes.
Tomatoes and lardo on toast with basil oil
Try our quick and easy recipe for tomatoes and lardo on toast with a super light basil oil. Crunchy toasted soughdough topped with soft and velvety lardo, and good-quality juicy ripe tomatoes, this recipe is a great snack, lunch or even part of an antipasti.
Tex-Mex cheese on toast
Packed with plenty of flavour, our super simple Tex-Mex style cheese on toast makes for a great quick and easy lunch.
Worcestershire sauce was allegedly created when a recipe made by chemists Lea and Perrins in the early 1800s went wrong and was left for a few years in a cellar. When they tried it again, they found it had become a delicious sauce, which is now the secret ingredient in recipes like Bloody Mary and Welsh rarebit.
Smashed broad beans on toast
Not a fan of the classic beans on toast? Try our greener healthier version, broad beans on toast. This recipe is quick and easy to rustle up, ideal for when you're short of time.
Invented by Swede Tore Wretman in 1958, skagen is now firmly established as a traditional dish. It's super quick to make, why not try it as a simple starter. It's really easy and makes a nice, sophisticated change to a prawn cocktail.
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Pandoro french toast with blueberry and sage compote
Looking for the best french toast recipe? Try this quick and easy buttery Italian-style french toast. Our alternative french toast uses pandoro (similar to panettone) for a more indulgent breakfast recipe.
Sesame-chocolate toast with sea salt
What could be better than warm and freshly toasted bread with a dollop of melting chocolate on top? We've added a sprinkle of sea salt and sesame seeds to boost this sweet combination.
Herbed cheese tartines with cucumber salad
This French-style open sandwich makes the best light lunch or quick snack. Make a healthier version of grilled cheese using quark, the low-fat soft cheese. Serve on sourdough toast with cucumber salad over the top.
Field mushrooms, spinach and goat's cheese on toast
Large flat mushrooms are topped with spinach and goat's cheese. Select deep mushrooms if you can so you can cram in more delicious filling, serve on top of toasted ciabatta.
Fig and gorgonzola tartines
Fig and gorgonzola tartines make an indulgent afternoon snack or stylish starter using a handful of fresh ingredients. These sourdough toasts are super easy to make and ready in 15 minutes, just assemble the toasts and pop under the grill for a couple of minutes.
Dishoom's chilli cheese toast
Dishoom shares its recipe for an incredibly popular dish, chilli cheese on toast. Perfect for brunch or lunch! This recipe was created by Dishoom's executive chef, Naved Nasir.
Mustardy cauliflower rarebit toasts
Cauliflower florets give these rarebit toasts great texture and the mascarpone adds a delicious creamy note. Add mustard for a punch and put the toasts under the grill until browned and bubbling for a quick and easy treat.
Roasted tomatoes and avocado on toast
This delicious healthy breakfast, lunch or snack couldn’t be easier to put together. Ripe tomatoes, avocado and salad leaves on toast are a great vegetarian combination.
Stilton on toast with pickled pears
We love the combination of stilton, port and pears and this recipe takes it to the next level. This posh version of cheese on toast makes a great quick vegetarian lunch or simple starter.
Smoky cannellini beans on garlic toast
This recipe for smoky cannelloni beans on garlic toast is packed with flavour, vegetarian, ready in just 20 minutes AND under 500 calories. What more could you want for a midweek meal?
Avocado and smoked salmon toasts
Avocado and smoked salmon toasts – a recipe that's bound to get you out of bed in the morning. Creamy avocado and delicious smoked salmon feel like an indulgence, but this dish comes in at under 300 calories meaning you can have a little bit of luxury any day of the week.
Ham hock rillettes with pistachio salt
This recipe for ham hock rillettes with pistachio salt comes from Salt and Honey in London and makes a great dinner party starter
10-minute sardines and peppers on toast
This 10-minute sardines and pepper on toast recipe is a really quick and easy idea for a midweek meal
Potted shrimp on toast with pickled cucumber
This recipe for potted shrimp on toast with pickled cucumber makes a really quick and easy meal for one midweek
Ricotta toast with kale and cherry tomatoes
This recipe for ricotta toast with kale and cherry tomatoes makes a great 10-minute meal for 1. It's veggie and low cal, so ticks a lot of the midweek boxes
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