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Eight quick and tasty egg dishes you can cook in under five minutes

Eight quick and tasty egg dishes you can cook in under five minutes

Collected the best egg dishes where you will definitely find something for your taste.

Egg dishes are usually associated with breakfast. However, they can be an even better lunch or dinner. They are easy to cook, appetizing, and nourishing. Therefore, if you have unexpected guests or don’t want to spend a lot of time at the stove, try one of these simple recipes.

Baked Egg in Avocado

This is an ideal light snack for those who want to stay in shape. It provides healthy, fatty oils and protein that will last throughout the day. Moreover, this simple dish can add a little spice to an ordinary meal.

You will need:

  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 ripe avocado
  • olive oil
  • salt, pepper, your favorite spices


How to make it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit. Remove 2 teaspoons of the fruit’s flesh so that there is enough space for the eggs.
  3. Crack the egg and carefully pour it into half of the avocado. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and your favorite spices.
  4. Bake the dish in the oven for about 15 minutes or until the egg is cooked like you like.


Eggs in Baked Jacket Potatoes

This dish can be both a hearty meal for a family dinner or an amazing snack for a party.

You will need:

  • 4 baked potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 4 medium eggs
  • spring onions, sausages, cheese
  • salt, pepper


How to make it: 

  1. Cut the top of each baked potato and make a small cavity in it using a spoon or fork. Place 1 tablespoon of butter on each potato. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Then, crack open an egg into each “potato cup”. Put the desired stuffing on top: sausages, onion, herbs or cheese. Sprinkle with your favorite spices.
  3. Bake the dish in the preheated oven to 375°F (190°C) for about 10 minutes or until the desired doneness of eggs


Baked Eggs with Sausage and Cherry Tomatoes

This is an appetizing dish for a lazy and relaxing breakfast with your family or loved ones.

You will need:

  •  (100 g) smoked sausages
  • 4—6 slices of bacon
  • 4 eggs
  •  (100 g) halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • olive oil
  • salt, pepper


How to make it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C)
  2. Grease a baking tray with butter and place the sausages and bacon on it. Cook until they are slightly rosy, or about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the baking tray from the oven, move the bacon and sausages so that there is enough space to place 4 eggs.
  4. Carefully crack open the eggs without breaking the yolk and pour them into the empty space on the tray.
  5. Add the halved cherry tomatoes, and then sprinkle with oregano, salt, and pepper.
  6. Bake the dish until the desired doneness.


Avocado Salad with Bacon and Egg

You can serve this as a salad, separate dish, or a snack. You can also put it on your sandwich as a filling.

You will need:

  • 4 large hardboiled egg chopped into cubes
  • 1 avocado chopped into cubes
  • 2 spring onions cut into small discs
  • 4 slices of bacon (diced into small pieces and fried until the desired doneness)
  •  (100 ml) low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of sour cream
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh finely chopped dill
  • salt, pepper


How to make it:

  1. Place the eggs, avocado, spring onion, and bacon in a salad bowl, and then put it aside.
  2. In another bowl, beat together the yogurt and sour cream. Then add lime juice, dill, salt, and pepper. Mix it well one more time.
  3. Pour the yogurt sauce in the salad bowl and stir well. Garnish with the dill and small pieces of bacon


Sunny Side Up Eggs in Onion Rings

If you like onion, especially fried, you will fall in love with this quick and simple meal.

You will need:

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 large onion
  • olive oil
  • salt, pepper, your favorite spices


How to make it:

  1. Cut the onion into rings. Take the widest rings or rings that have two layers.
  2. Heat olive oil in the saucepan and sauté the rings until golden brown. Then turn them over and fry the other side.
  3. Pour an egg into each onion ring so that the yolk remains whole and doesn’t flow on the skillet. Sprinkle it with salt, pepper, and spices.
  4. Cook it like an ordinary sunny side up egg–until the protein is hard and white. The yolk should be liquid.
  5. Before serving, you can garnish the dish with lettuce leaves or other vegetables.


Light Salad with Green Beans

If you cook this salad, it will be like eating spring from a bowl. The dish is so easy to cook that you will only have to spend a few minutes in the kitchen.

For the salad: 

  •  (200 g) salad mix
  •  (200 g) tailed green beans
  • 6 halved hard boiled eggs
  • 6 slices of bacon (crispy fried and diced into pieces)
  • 1 red onion sliced into thin half-rings
  • 1 cup of croutons


For the dressing: 

  •  (70 g) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove of minced garlic
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


How to make it:

  1. Place the lettuce leaves in a large bowl and set it aside.
  2. Cook the green beans in boiling salted water for 3 minutes. Rinse the beans in cold water to let it cool, and then add them to the lettuce leaves.
  3. Place the chopped eggs, bacon, onions, and croutons in the bowl.
  4. In another bowl, combine the Parmesan cheese, olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper. Beat until the mixture is smooth. If you want to get a more liquid-like consistency, add 1 or 2 tablespoons of water and keep stirring.
  5. Pour the dressing in the egg-vegetable mixture, stir it again, and serve


Sunny Side Up Eggs with Brussels Sprouts


You will need:

  • 8 slices of smoked chicken or turkey
  • 1 scallion sliced into thin half-rings
  •  (300 g) peeled and shredded brussels sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 4 large eggs
  • olive oil
  • salt, pepper


How to make it:

  1. Sauté the slices of chicken or turkey in a large saucepan over medium heat with 2 teaspoons of olive oil until golden brown. Remove the cooked slices from the pan using a skimmer.
  2. In the saucepan, add the chopped scallion and 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and cook it until it’s browned.
  3. Then, add the brussels sprouts and vinegar. Cook it for about 5 minutes, until it’s lightly browned but still a little crunchy. Then, add the sliced chicken or turkey, and stir it well.
  4. Crack the eggs into the skillet on top of the vegetable mixture so that the yolk remains whole. Reduce the heat to low, and cook the dish to the desired doneness.


Egg Muffins

You will need:

  • 12—15 eggs
  •  (200 g) shredded cheese
  •  (50 g) spring onion
  •  (200 g) vegetables of your choice: tomato, bell pepper, broccoli or zucchini
  •  (200 g) ham, sausage or boiled meat
  • olive oil
  • salt, pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of your favorite spices


How to make it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a silicone cake tin with olive oil.
  2. Slice the vegetables and fry them in a saucepan until golden brown.
  3. Chop the meat into cubes.
  4. Place a layer of meat cubes in the bottom of the molds, and then put in the sauteed vegetables, grated cheese, and the spring onion. The mold should be filled to about 2/3 of the cup.
  5. Beat up the eggs with a fork, and add your favorite spices along with salt and pepper.
  6. Carefully pour the egg mixture into each mold. You can lightly stir all the ingredients with a fork.
  7. Bake the muffins for about 15 minutes. They should rise up and get browned. You can take them to the office or class to have a yummy break.


Bon appétit!


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