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Egg Recipes for Lunch and Dinner

Add eggs to fish cakes, fried rice, stews and other 'after breakfast' meals

5. Double Haddock Fish Cakes

by Nigella Lawson

Haddock and potatoes are the primary ingredients in this dish, but hardboiled eggs provide an important binding agent. These high-protein fish cakes are baked rather than fried, for less fat.

Per serving: 429 calories, 3g saturated fat, 41g carbohydrates, 45g protein, 4g fiber, 872mg sodium

6. Spicy Eggplant and Tomato With Poached Eggs

by Sophie Dahl

This is a variation on the Arabic dish known as shakshouka — eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, onions and pepper. The tender eggplant and tomatoes make a delicious bed for the soft eggs, which you can scoop up with fresh bread.

Per serving: 394 calories, 5g saturated fat, 29g carbohydrates, 17g protein, 11g fiber, 452mg sodium

7. Shrimp Egg Foo Yong

by Nancie McDermott

This Chinese-inspired dish focuses on the delicate texture of scrambled eggs combined with sesame oil and soy sauce. The addition of shrimp, napa cabbage and carrots make it a meal — delicious served atop rice.

Per serving: 178 calories, 2g saturated fat, 3g carbohydrates, 13g protein, 1g fiber, 497mg sodium

8. Spring Lamb Stew With Artichokes, Dill and Lemon Egg Broth

by Susanna Hoffman

This traditional Greek dish uses pan juices to make a light gravy whipped with egg and lemon. Note the variations at the end of this recipe: You could substitute fava beans or peas for the artichokes, for instance, or chicken for the lamb.

Per serving: 431 calories, 4g saturated fat, 46g carbohydrates, 39g protein, 21g fiber, 766mg sodium

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