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Fast and Easy Ways to Cook Eggs

March 20, 2012

Eggs are the breakfast, lunch, and dinner of champions. Rich in protein but low in calories, they make the perfect base for countless healthy meals or snacks. And since eggs are so versatile, you can get creative and whip them into savory entrees, brunch dishes, desserts, or even healthy cocktails. Read on for some of our favorite fast and easy ways to enjoy eggs.



Soft-boiled eggs
Soft-boiled eggs

1. Soft-boiled eggs: Sliced hard-boiled eggs are great on salads or in sandwiches, but a soft-boiled egg in the morning is a treat! Make sure to boil them for only a few minutes if you want a yolk that's still runny.


















Sunny side-up
Sunny side-up

2. Sunny side-up: A delicious sunny-side up egg takes only minutes to cook. While you're at it, chop up some potatoes and veggies to toss into the pan and whip up a stir-fry to accompany your protein-packed egg.



















Deviled eggs
Deviled eggs

3. Deviled eggs: Give creamy deviled eggs a makeover with fat-free mayonnaise and chopped celery. If you're entertaining guests, impress them by adding a dash of curry powder and a squeeze of lemon to the yolks.



















Tea eggs
Tea eggs

4. Tea eggs: The idea of soaking your eggs in tea may sound strange, but it's a popular and wholesome snack in China. All you have to do is immerse hard-boiled eggs in a marinade of soy sauce and tea. It's one of the easiest recipes for a healthy snack on the go!


















Egg custard
Egg custard

5. Egg custard: This cottage cheese and egg  custard recipe requires a little more time than a quick scramble, but it results in a light egg dish with rich flavor and a fluffy texture.



















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