4 impressive egg recipes... that aren't breakfast

Make a morning staple the centre of attention

Eggs tick just about all of the foodie boxes; they’re packed with nutrients, are brilliantly versatile, a great source of protein and pleasingly purse-friendly. However, their notoriety as a daybreak dish can limit our understanding of their cooking potential. We thought we’d show you how the humble egg can steal the limelight on any plate with four of our favourite egg-based recipes – for any time of day.

FOR A MEAT-FREE MIDWEEK MEAL:
Vegetable rösti with eggs and feta

Looking for a veg-heavy dinner idea for four? Taking less than an hour to make, this one-tray bake requires minimum effort.

FOR A FAMILY DINNER:
Lamb kefta tagine with artichokes and eggs

If you have a little more time on your hands, this delicious step-by-step recipe combines full-bodied flavours with a kick of chilli, but it’s the (carefully cracked) baked eggs that quite possibly steal the show.

FOR A HEALTHY SWITCH:
Potato and broccoli pizzas with bresaola, truffle oil and egg

Who doesn’t love pizza for dinner? Oozing with flavour (and added veg), this nutritious alternative to ordering in is bound to become a firm family favourite.

FOR THE PICNIC BASKET:
Smoked salmon scotch eggs with dill crème fraîche

The classic combination of smoked salmon and egg shines spectacularly in this midday showstopper.

If you still prefer your eggs in the morning, feast your eyes on this easy cheese omelette, learn how to poach the perfect egg with our video tutorial and pick up a few breezy brunch ideas (because who says you can’t have eggs three times in one day?).