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5 Easy Egg Recipes in 10 Minutes or Less

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These easy breakfasts are quick and easy to make. These egg-based single-serve dishes are easy to prepare, cheap, and high in protein. They’re also delicious without compromising nutrition.

1. Easy Egg & Bean Breakfast Burrito

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon (15 ml), pepper jack cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon (5ml) of cooking oil
  • 1 Whole-Wheat Tortilla (10 Inches)
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml). Fresh salsa
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) black beans
  • Salt, pepper, to taste
  • Hot sauce (optional)

Directions

  • Mix egg and cheese. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Stir in the egg mixture and cook until it is well combined. Season with salt.
  • Place egg on the centre of each tortilla. Layer salsa, black beans, and a pinch of hot sauce. Enjoy!

Serves: 1

Calories per serving: Calories: 365; Total fat: 18g, Saturated fat: 6g and Monounsaturated fat: 5g. Cholesterol is 380 mg; Sodium is 457mg. Carbohydrate 31g. Dietary Fiber 6g. Sugar: 4g. Protein: 20g

2. Pesto Egg-in-a-Hole with Bacon

Ingredients

  • 1 slice whole-grain bread
  • 2 slices turkey bacon
  • 1 teaspoon (5ml) of cooking oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) Store-bought Pesto (or leftover pesto)

Directions

  • Use a 2-inch circular cookie cutter to cut a hole in the middle of the bread. Place the bread aside. Over medium heat, cook bacon for about five minutes in a small nonstick skillet. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in the skillet. Toast bread in a skillet. Crack an egg into a hole. Cook the egg for about 3-5 minutes, then turn it over and cook until the yolk is set.
  • Spread pesto on the eggs and toast. Sprinkle bacon on top. Sprinkle with salt & pepper, and enjoy.

Serves: 1

Nutrition per serving: Calories 267, Total Fat 14g, Monounsaturated fat 3g, Saturated Fat 2g, Monounsaturated fat 3g. Cholesterol: 206mg. Cholesterol is 536mg. Carbohydrate 19g. Dietary Fiber 2g. Sugar 4g. Protein 15g.

3. Veggie “Pizza” Omelet

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) bell peppers, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) onions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons (10ml) olive oils, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) milk
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) part-skim mozzarella, grated

Directions

  • One teaspoon of olive oil can be heated in a small nonstick skillet on medium heat. Sauté the peppers and onions for about 3-5 minutes. Set aside. Then, add the remaining tablespoon of oil to your skillet. Mix the milk and eggs and then pour them into the skillet. Reduce heat to medium.
  • Use a wooden spoon to lift the cooked portions off the skillet gently. Continue this process until the omelette is set. Add the vegetable mixture and mozzarella. Sprinkle salt and pepper as needed when the mozzarella melts.

Serves: 1

Calories: 276; Total fat: 20g. Monounsaturated fat: 11g. Cholesterol is 378 mg. Cholesterol is 378 mg. Cholesterol levels: 378 mg. Cholesterol levels: 378mg. Cholesterol levels: 378mg. Cholesterol levels: 378mg. Carbohydrates: 8g. Dietary fiber: 2g. Sugar: 4g. Protein: 16g.

4. Smoked salmon scrambled eggs

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (22.5 ml) milk
  • 2 stalks chopped chives (green onions also work)
  • 2 teaspoons (10ml) olive oils
  • Smoked salmon, approximately chopped

Directions

Mix the eggs, milk, and chopped chives/onion over medium heat, heat oil in a small nonstick skillet. Use a wooden spoon to mash the eggs. Fold in the smoked salmon while the eggs are still damp. Sprinkle with salt and pepper once the eggs are cooked.

Serves: 1

Calories: 297; Total fat: 21g. Monounsaturated fat: 11g. Cholesterol is 386mg. Cholesterol is 533mg. Cholesterol intake: 386mg. Carbohydrate: 2g. Dietary Fiber: 0g. Sugar: 2g. Protein: 24g.

5. Hard-Boiled Egg & Avocado Half Bagel

Ingredients

  • 1/2 whole-grain bagel
  • 1/2 medium avocado, mashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.25ml) garlic powder
  • Salt, pepper, to taste
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 1 hardboiled egg, cut into quarters

Directions

Toast the whole-grain bagels to your desired doneness. Combine the mashed avocado with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Spread the avocado mixture on the bagel. Add the tomato slices and the egg.

Serves: 1

Calories: 261; Total fat: 15g. Monounsaturated fat: 8g. Cholesterol is 82 mg. Sodium: 239mg. Carbohydrate: 25g. Dietary fiber: 8g. Sugar: 3g. Protein: 10g.

 

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