15 Basic Egg Recipes Everyone Needs to Know

Eggs are one of the best foods out there. Nutrient dense, packed with healthy fats and good protein, they make the perfect breakfast, lunch, dinner, or afternoon snack. While there are probably hundreds of ways to prepare them, we think it’s better to first learn the basic methods, so we decided to gather our favorite classical egg preparations for our readers.

Join us while we travel from boiled eggs all the way to the Frittata. Welcome to the world of Eggs.

1. Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard Boiled eggs make the perfect snack to keep in your fridge or take with you. They are easy to pack, last long without refrigeration, and can keep you satiated for hours at a time.

From: I Heart Eating

2. Soft Boiled Eggs

Soft boiled eggs! These might take a few tries to get right, but once you do, they’re definitely worth it. They are so tasty and simple, you’re never going to want anything else.

From: Rubies and Radishes

3. Steam Boiled Eggs

This method works well for both soft or hard boiled eggs. Just decide which one you want, and set a timer to get the just right amount of cooking. The biggest advantage of steaming over regular boiling, is how easy they are to peel. It’s like nothing else you ever tried, the eggs will come out perfectly cooked, and good looking too!

From: Oh Mrs. Tucker

4. Soft Scrambled Eggs

Learn how to make the best scrambled eggs that are soft, creamy and delicious. Instant breakfast favorite!

From: Inspired Taste

5. Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

We’ve all made them a thousand times, but do you really know how to make perfect scrambled eggs? There are a few tricks to mastering perfectly light & fluffy scrambled eggs every time!

From: Fox Valley Foodie

6. French Style Scrambled Eggs

Custardy, rich and impossibly, well, eggy, this is the recipe to show you just how multidimensional the egg can be. And after 40min of cooking, you can bet they are worth the wait.

From: Minimally Invasive

7. Sunny-Side Up Eggs

Eggs are a sensitive, important topic for many people.  They are an ingredient that nearly all of us share, regardless of what corner of the globe we are from…  They are a constant in baking, and frequently enjoyed at our breakfast tables as well as at other mealtimes.

This easy method will show you how to cook the perfect sunny-side up egg, with soft white and runny yolk.

From: Easy and Delish

8. Extra Crispy Fried Egg

These are really fun to make, if a little messy. A splatter screen would be a worthwhile investment before you venture in the world of crispy fried eggs.

From: My Recipes

9. Over Easy Egg

With a perfect pink yolk…yes PINK…that oozes gorgeous yellow all over the plate when sliced into with a fork or crispy toast. The best part is that it’s super easy with just a few simple tricks!!! Say hello to over easy eggs perfection…each and every single time. Boom.

From: Girl and The Kitchen

10. French Style Omelet

Learning how to make a perfect French omelet may sound daunting, but it’s not hard at all. Using these tips and technique, you can make your own fluffy French omelet any time.

From: What A Girl Eats

11. American Omelete

Like many French things that have been Americanized, the Western omelet is less fussy, a good deal bigger, and doesn’t pair as well with cigarettes and obscure poetry.

From: Thrillist

12. Poached Eggs

Poached eggs are the perfect healthy breakfast recipe. And guess what – it’s easy to learn how to poach an egg perfectly every time. When you learn how to make poached eggs you can add them to toast, asparagus and other veggies for a variety of healthy recipes! Poached eggs are also great for paleo, low carb and keto recipes.

From: Downshiftology

13. Deviled Eggs

These are the best ever deviled eggs in my humble opinion. It’s a must-make recipe at every gathering! They never last long!

From: The Country Cook

14. Frittata

A frittata is a delicious blend of eggs, cheese and your favorite meats and vegetables. The eggs do not usually have any milk, cream or half and half mixed in. Frittatas typically do not have a crust and they are cooked on the stove top and finished off in the oven.

From: Whole Lifestyle Nutrition

15. Shakshuka

The best Middle Eastern shakshuka recipe you will find! Simple eggs poached in a spiced tomato and green pepper sauce. Quick! Vegetarian! Gluten Free!

From: The Mediterranean Dish

 

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