Eggs are loaded with proteins, vitamins and minerals. Eggs are the most affordable and healthiest plus easy to cook breakfast idea. In this post I’m going to share five best ways to cook and eat eggs in either breakfast or in any meal you would like.
- Fluffy Scrambled Eggs
Crack eggs in a mixing bowl and whisk with a fork. Add a splash of milk and continue mixing. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat, then pour eggs into pan. Let eggs cook for a minute before using a spatula to push the eggs into the center of the pan. Continuing stirring as the eggs cook to your desired consistency. You can take your scrambled eggs to the next level by adding some chopped herbs on the top, some hot sauce and some grated cheese.
2. A Perfectly Poached Egg
Poached eggs are perfect over toast, English muffins, sauteed or roasted vegetables, and more. But this technique can be a tougher one to master: Bring a large pot of water to a simmer. Carefully break 4 eggs into the water. Cook for 1 minute. If eggs begin to stick, loosen from bottom of pan with a spatula. Poach for 3 to 5 minutes, to desired doneness. Remove with a slotted spoon.
3. Cheese Omelet
Whisk eggs or egg whites with salt, pepper and seasonings. Sauté any omelet fillings you’d like (chopped onions, peppers, spinach, and so on), then pour the eggs over the vegetables, evenly distributing them in the pan. Alternatively, if you’re after, say, a bacon and cheese omelet, cook the eggs first, then sprinkle your filling in the middle. After about 4 minutes, your eggs should be cooked. Sprinkle in cheese as desired, fold and serve.
4. Egg Salad
Start with peeled hard-boiled eggs. Roughly chop eggs and use a fork to mash them together with salt, pepper, mayonnaise, and a dash of mustard, if desired. Add chopped celery and onion if you’d like. Mix all ingredients together and serve on lightly toasted bread or over a bed of greens.
5. Egg Frittata
A frittata is an easy, one-pan meal that’s fantastic for breakfast or dinner. Start by preheating the oven and warming a bit of olive oil or butter in an ovenproof skillet. Cook any meats or vegetables in the pan before pouring lightly beaten eggs into the skillet. This is where it gets tough: Let the eggs cook, without stirring them for a minute, then carefully use a spatula to lift the edges of the frattata from the pan and let uncooked eggs run down to the bottom of the skillet. Finish your frittata in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes.