Egg, leeks and tomato hash

Egg, leeks and tomato hash
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins

This delicious egg, leeks and tomato hash recipe is simple yet flavourful - perfect for busy weeknights or lazy weekend brunches. The combination of eggs, leeks and tomatoes is both hearty and comforting. Plus it's easy to whip up in no time at all!


  • 60g slices of bread
  • 5 medium British Lion eggs
  • 1 tsp mixed dried herbs
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 leeks, cleaned and sliced
  • 75g frozen peas
  • 50g frozen sweetcorn
  • 100g cherry tomatoes, halved if large
  • 75g mature English cheddar, grated


  1. Toast the bread under a grill until golden on both sides. Cool slightly, then break or slice into 2cm pieces. Beat the eggs with the herbs and seasoning.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the leeks and fry over moderate heat for 4 minutes until golden and soft. Stir in the frozen vegetables and tomatoes, then continue to fry, stirring occasionally until any liquid has gone.
  3. Stir in the bread chunks and half the cheese until evenly mixed. Pour in the eggs and cook over a moderate heat, stirring occasionally until the eggs have almost set.
  4. Scatter over the remaining cheese and pop the pan under a hot grill. Cook for a few more minutes until the top is golden. Serve hot spooned onto plates.

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