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Healthy Egg Recipes for Breakfast 

Healthy Egg Recipes for Breakfast

Are you on a hunt to find the delicious but quick egg recipes for breakfast? Well, the search sure ends here. 

Eggs have been a popular breakfast option for ages and rightfully so. Not only does it taste good, but it is also an extremely healthy option.

 Eggs are rich in protein and can also help in losing weight for someone who is watching the diet. There are plenty of egg recipes you can try other than boiled eggs! Let’s dive straight into the recipes.

1) Shakshuka 

A middle-eastern recipe that is now famous all over the world. Try this out for sure if you haven’t already. It provides a burst of flavors without working too hard for it.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 4 Tomatoes
  • 1 onion 
  • 1 capsicum
  • ½ tsp Chilli powder
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • Paprika 

Recipe

  • Slice the vegetables and chop garlic
  • Make a puree of tomatoes
  • Heat the oil in a pan and add garlic cloves 
  • Add onion and saute it followed by adding bell peppers
  • Saute for a few minutes and add tomato puree
  • Add salt, pepper, and paprika as per taste 
  • Cook for some time till the oil in the puree starts to separate  
  • Create pockets in the pan with the ladle 
  • Pour one egg into each pocket 
  • Cover with a lid and let the egg set
  • Garnish with fresh coriander

Make this for breakfast, it will take around 20 minutes but rest assured you will crave it all the time once you have it.

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2) Open sandwich

This one particularly is for a busy morning when you need a quick fix. Let’s look at a 5-minute healthy breakfast recipe.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 whole-wheat bread slices
  • 1 tsp Oil 
  • Salt, Pepper & Oregano

Recipe

  • Break eggs in a bowl
  • Whisk the eggs, add some salt
  • Heat a skillet and add the beaten eggs
  • Stir the eggs until they are firm and cooked
  • Scramble the mix
  • Toast the bread
  • Put the cooked eggs on the sandwich and sprinkle oregano and pepper

3) Sausage-egg Burrito 

Are you in the mood for a wholesome meal in the morning? We have you covered. This  burrito is simple yet delicious and will keep you full.

Ingredients

  • 4 Sausages 
  • 4 Eggs 
  • 2 Tortilla wrap
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 2 Garlic clove
  • 1 tsp Olive oil

Recipe

  • Cook sausage in a microwave or a pan and slice into small pieces
  • Whisk the eggs and add salt
  • Put the eggs in a skillet and cook until it is firm and dry
  • Remove the eggs from the pan and wipe it
  • Add some olive oil 
  • Add garlic clove and chopped tomatoes
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Add eggs and sausages
  • Sprinkle some pepper
  • Take a tortilla wrap and heat it 
  • Put the mix in the centre and fold the wrap

Your Burrito is ready, you can also serve it with a side of salsa for that authentic flavor. 

4) Egg Frittata Muffins

What if I tell you it is perfectly healthy to have a  muffin in the morning? 

It is possible if it is an egg muffin. Let’s look at the recipe to make healthy muffins for breakfast in the morning. 

Ingredients

  • 4 Eggs
  • Sliced bag of Mushroom 
  • 2 Bell paper
  • Handful of Spinach
  • ½ cup Grated cheese
  • Salt & pepper
  • Thyme
  • Cooking spray or oil

Recipe

  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees
  • Chop all the vegetables including mushrooms, bell pepper, spinach
  • Whisk the eggs in a bowl
  • Add veggies and cheese to the eggs and stir gently
  • Take the muffin pan and pour the mix 
  • Bake it for 15-20 mins
  • Sprinkle thyme on the top.

Egg Frittata Muffins are a healthy alternative loaded with veggies. You can also add or delete vegetables according to your preference. Make sure to add vegetables that cook easily. 

You can also store the muffins in the airtight container for a few days or even freeze them and have a ready-to-go breakfast option.

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    5) Spicy scrambled eggs

    This recipe needs a shout-out and no list is complete without mentioning this one. It is one recipe you must have tried and loved. This is a slight twist to the one you make at home.

    Ingredients

    • 4 eggs
    • 1 onion
    • 1 green chill
    • Salt and pepper
    • ½ tsp oil

    Recipe

    • Break the eggs in a bowl and whisk it
    • Heat some oil in the pan
    • Add onions to it and saute it for a few minutes
    • Add green chill followed by salt and pepper
    • Pour the beaten eggs and scramble it
    • Cook till the eggs are firm
    • Serve it with a slice of whole-wheat bread

    6) Indian French Toast

    Well, as opposed to the regular sweet french toast, this is a savory one. A quick recipe but a delish one, try it out for yourself.

    Ingredients

    • 4 slices of bread
    • 2 eggs
    • Salt & pepper
    • 1 tsp butter

    Recipe

    • Break the eggs into a bowl
    • Whisk the eggs and add salt & pepper as per taste 
    • Heat the pan and put some butter
    • Dip the bread slice into the beaten eggs on both sides 
    • Put the dipped bread in the pan and cook on both sides
    • Serve while hot

    Do not skip breakfast if you are running short of time. This recipe is your rescue in such a scenario and will literally take just 5 minutes. The best part is it just tastes so good!

    7) Baked Omelette Toast

    A different version of a regular omelette. Super delicious and you can make it healthier with as many vegetables as you like.

    Ingredients

    • 4 eggs
    • Loaf of Bread
    • 2 Bell pepper
    • 2 Tomatoes
    • Chilli Flakes
    • Grated cheese
    • Salt and pepper

    Recipe

    • Break the eggs into a bowl
    • Whisk the eggs
    • Add salt, pepper, chili flakes
    • Preheat the oven
    • Pour the mixture onto the sliced bread
    • Place the chopped vegetables on the top
    • Sprinkle some cheese
    • Bake the bread for 15 minutes

    8) Instant poached eggs

    It is a 2 minute and easy recipe for extra busy mornings without compromising on nutrition. 

    Ingredients

    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 tsp Vinegar
    • Salt & Pepper

    Recipe

    • Break the egg in a glass bowl with some water and vinegar
    • Microwave the eggs for 2 minutes
    • The Poached egg is ready
    • Sprinkle salt and pepper and dive in.

    9) Cheese & Mushroom Omelette

    It tastes way better than a normal omelette and is a nice change when you are bored of the same food every day.  Easy to cook and a healthy breakfast option, do try it once.

    Ingredients

    • 4 eggs
    • 1 pack of Mushroom
    • ½ cup Cheese
    • 1 tsp Olive oil
    • 1 tsp Pasta sauce
    • Salt & pepper
    • Oregano

    Recipe

    • Break the eggs in a bowl and whisk it
    • Add salt and pepper as per taste
    • Chop mushroom 
    • Take the pan and put some oil and heat it
    • Put mushrooms and saute for a few minutes until golden
    • Heat another pan and pour the egg mix
    • Cook the omelette till it is firm
    • Spread some pasta sauce on the top and place vegetables
    • Put on the lid and let it cook for 3-4 minutes

    10) Veggie Scrambled eggs

    Bored of regular scrambled eggs? Try this out for a flavorsome breakfast.

    Ingredients

    • 4 eggs
    • Mushroom
    • Bell Peppers
    • Tomatoes
    • Olive oil

    Recipe

    • Chop the vegetables 
    • Add oil to the pan and heat it
    • Put in the vegetables and saute for 3-4 minutes
    • Add salt and pepper
    • Whisk the eggs and add to the mixture in the pain
    • Stir the eggs until they are set
    • Serve while hot with a whole wheat toast

    Bottom line 

    Eggs in themselves are a wonderful breakfast option given the high protein content. It is also rich in various vitamins and minerals that add to the nutritional value. 

    Contrary to the belief that eggs are high in cholesterol and are bad for health, it has been recently stated by the American Heart Association that eggs do not lead to heart disease in healthy individuals. 

    That being said, having 1 egg or 2 egg whites (1 yolk) on a regular basis is good for health. Watch your cholesterol consumption  if you are diabetic or have a history of heart disease.  

    This article provides you with 10 scrumptious recipes to break the monotony and have eggs differently every day. You can always add different veggies to amp up the fibre content and to get other benefits from the vegetables. 

    Try out the easy and healthy breakfast recipes and you will fall in love with them.

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