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    5 Quick And Easy Egg Recipes For The Whole Family To Enjoy

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    Eggs are not just nutritious for the whole family but they are delicious and can be made in an instant. Here are some quick and easy egg recipes to try at home

    5 Quick And Easy Egg Recipes For The Whole Family To Enjoy

    Did you know that a large egg contains about five grams of fat and has only 70 calories? Or that an average hen lays more than 300 eggs a year? According to the Egg Nutrition Center, egg protein has just the right mix of essential amino acids needed by humans to build tissues. It is second only to mother's milk for human nutrition.

    Tell your children these and more such interesting facts about the egg so that you can get them interested in eating it. Or just try our simple yet lip-smacking recipes and they are sure to ask for more.

    1. Egg Muffins

    These savory muffins made are sure to be an instant hit with the family. Not only are they appetizing to look at but tasty as well.

    Preparation time: 20 mins

    Serves: 6

    Ingredients
    • 1/2tbsp olive oil
    • 1/2 cup chopped red pepper
    • 1/2 cup chopped capsicum
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion
    • 1 cup spinach (finely chopped)
    • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
    • 1 clove garlic (minced)
    • 2 whole eggs
    • 2 egg whites
    • Salt to taste
    • Hot sauce (optional)
    Method
    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (170 degrees C)
    2. Grease a standard non-stick 6-slot muffin pan and set it aside.
    3. Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add oil.
    4. Once the oil is hot, add red pepper, green pepper, and onion.
    5. Saute for 5-7 minutes or until peppers are tender.
    6. Add the spinach and mushrooms and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
    7. In the last 30 seconds, add in minced garlic. Season with salt and remove from heat.
    8. In a large bowl, crack all the eggs and egg whites and whisk together.
    9. Stir in cooked veggies. Pour the mixture evenly into the prepared muffin tin.
    10. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the tops are firm to the touch and eggs are cooked. Cool slightly and serve.

    2. Stuffed boiled eggs

    This dish is an interesting departure from the regular boiled eggs. It can be prepared in a few minutes and will keep one full for hours.

    Preparation time: 12 mins

    Serves: 6

    Ingredients
    • 6 eggs
    • 1/3 cup diced avocado
    • 1tbsp grated red onion
    • 1tbsp mayonnaise
    • 1/2tbsp lemon juice
    • 1/3tsp garlic powder
    • 1/4tsp chili flakes
    • Pinch of black pepper
    • Salt to taste
    Method
    1. Boil the eggs for about eight minutes. Cool slightly and remove the shell.
    2. Slice the eggs in half lengthwise and remove the yolks. Mash the yolks.
    3. Stir avocado, onion, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic powder, crushed red pepper, black pepper, and salt into yolks. Divide and stuff into the whites.

    3. Eggy oats pancake

    Regular omelet or pancake can get boring after a while. We bring you a nutritious twist that is not only healthy but tasty as well.

    Preparation time: 10 mins

    Serves: 2

    Ingredients
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/4 cup oats
    • 3tbsp milk
    • 1/4 cup mixed chopped vegetables (onion, tomato, capsicum/coriander/green chilies)
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • Mixed dried herbs as needed
    • Butter as needed


    Method
    1. Mix oats flour, salt, pepper, and herbs in a bowl. Add the milk and make a batter.
    2. Add the eggs and beat the mixture until lightly frothy.
    3. Heat a pan with oil, pour the egg mixture.
    4. Add the veggies evenly. When done on one side, flip it and cook till done.
    5. Serve hot with or without bread.

    4. Moroccan-Style egg wrap

    This egg recipe has a hint of the middle-eastern and makes for a delicious recipe.

    Preparation time: 10 mins

    Serves: 1

    Ingredients

    • 100g soaked and steamed chickpeas, drained
    • 3 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
    • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
    • 2 large eggs, beaten
    • 1tsp olive oil
    • A pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 1tsp harissa paste
    • 1 leftover whole wheat chapatti
    • 2 tbsp flat parsley, chopped


    Method
    1. Heat a small non-stick frying pan, add the oil, spring onion, garlic, and chickpeas, cook for one minute, stirring continuously.
    2. Beat the eggs with seasoning and then add to the pan. Continue to cook for a further 30 seconds, stirring until the eggs are scrambled to your liking. Stir in the harissa paste.
    3. Spoon the mixture down the center of the chapatti. Scatter parsley over the mixture.
    4. Fold in the two ends, then roll up the wrap to enclose the filling.
    5. Serve sliced in half.

    5. No flour egg and nutella souffle

    This easy-to-make souffle uses just two ingredients but makes for one tasty recipe.

    Preparation time: 20 mins

    Serves: 2

    Ingredients
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup nutella
    Method
    1. Pre-heat oven to 375 F.
    2. Take some nutella in a small bowl.
    3. Separate the eggs, mix the yolks with the nutella, and put the egg whites in a separate bowl.
    4. Whisk the whites until they hold stiff peaks, but not too much. You can add a teaspoon of sugar to help stabilize the whites and prevent over-beating.
    5. Mix 1/3 of the whipped egg whites into the nutella bowl.
    6. Add the remaining egg whites into the nutella and gently fold with a spatula until incorporated.
    7. Pour the mixture into a buttered, oven-safe mug.
    8. Cook for 15 minutes. Serve hot.

    So here you are. From breakfast to lunch to dinner, everything is taken care of with the help of the humble egg. And the kids will enjoy every bit of these egglicious recipes.

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