Mornings are generally the most hectic hours of the day. We have so much to do in such a short time. Waking up, finishing some chores, getting your kid ready for school, packing their tiffin, running for work and so on. Among all the rush, we often neglect or sometimes skip our morning breakfast, even though it is considered the most important meal of the day.
If you are constantly strapped for time, eggs are an ideal ingredient to have on hand. Breakfasts made with eggs are versatile, delicious, loaded with protein, and nutrients.
We don’t want you to miss or neglect your breakfast ever. Therefore, today, we are here with 7 easy and delicious egg recipes that you can make in only 15 minutes or less. Let’s get started!
- Dippy Eggs with Toast Soldiers
Eggs and soldiers make a fast but filling breakfast that can be prepared in under 10 minutes only.
- 2 large eggs
- Sliced bread
Place the eggs in a saucepan and fill it with adequate water to cover the eggs. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Keep a bowl of ice water ready on the side. After boiling for about 6 minutes, remove the eggs from the water. Immediately dip the egg into the ice water.
Make the toast in a pan or toaster. Butter it, then slice it to form toast soldiers. Use a sharp knife to cut off the top third of the eggs, and enjoy! For more detailed instructions, read the recipe.
- Egg in a Hole
This yummy runny yolk egg cooked in the center of a bread slice is sure to bring a smile to your face. And the best part is, it can be cooked within 5 minutes.
- 1 egg
- 1 slice bread
- 2 teaspoons bacon grease
- Ground black pepper
Take the bacon grease in a pan and melt it over low heat. In the center of the bread, cut a 2-inch hole and lay it on the pan. After about 2 minutes, when the bread is slightly toasted, flip it and crack the egg into the hole. Add pepper and salt to taste. Continue cooking till the egg is mostly firm. Then, flip again and wait for 1 minute more to make sure both the sides are properly cooked and served.
- Avocado and Feta Egg White Omelet
This delicious, flavorful egg white omelet is full of good fats and protein. This super simple item comes together in only 10 minutes!
- 1½ cup egg whites
- ½ avocado (sliced)
- 3 leaves fresh basil
- ½ tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 2 tablespoons feta cheese (crumbled)
Take the egg whites and paprika in a bowl and mix them. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a pan, add the egg white mixture and cook for 1-1½ minutes. Put basil leaves on top of the egg whites and cook till the egg white begins to firm up. Spread avocado over it, sprinkle some feta cheese and cook for about 4 minutes more. Then, fold it in half to complete the omelet. You can use whole eggs and add other vegetables to enrich your diet.
- Mexican Breakfast Tacos
You’ll love this item if you’re a fan of spicy food. This delicious item can be prepared in just 15 minutes.
- 6 eggs
- 8 corn tortillas (6 inches)
- 7 ounces chorizo sausage
- ¼ cup milk
- 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese (shredded)
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- 1 dash hot pepper sauce
- ½ cup salsa
Crumble the sausage into a pan over medium heat. Wait until it is evenly brown, then set aside. Heat a pan over medium heat. Take the milk, eggs, pepper, and salt in a bowl and whisk together. Spray some cooking spray in the pan, and pour in the eggs. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Then, add the sausage, and cook until firm. Keep stirring.
Meanwhile, heat another pan over high heat and warm the tortillas for 1 minute per side. Make sure they’re crispy and hot on the edges but still pliant. Sprinkle some shredded cheese over the tortillas while they are still warm. Top with some sausage and egg, then add salsa, and hot pepper sauce as per your preference, and enjoy!
- Fried Egg Sandwich
Prepare this delicious item within 15 minutes, serve with fruit, milk or juice, and it will never let you down. Kids or adults, anyone will love this item.
- 4 eggs
- 8 slices of bread (toasted)
- 4 slices cheese
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
Melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Crack eggs and cook until firm. Just before the eggs are fully cooked, put a slice of cheese on each egg and wait for it to melt. Season eggs with pepper and salt. Then put one egg on each piece of bread. Spread ketchup and mayonnaise over the remaining bread and cover eggs with them to form 4 sandwiches. Now, serve warm and enjoy!
- Black Bean Breakfast Bowl
If you are trying to avoid carbs, go for this easy item that can be put together in 15 minutes.
- 4 eggs (beaten)
- 15-ounce black beans (drained and rinsed)
- 1 avocado (sliced)
- ¼ cup salsa
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Ground black pepper
Heat olive oil over medium heat in a small pan. Cook and stir eggs for 3 to 5 minutes until they are set. Put black beans in a bowl that is microwave safe. Then cook for 1 minute on high in the microwave. Remove the black beans from the dish and split them into two bowls. Top the bowls with avocado, scrambled eggs, and salsa. Season with black pepper and salt, and you are good to go!
- Cloud Eggs
Short on time but feeling a little fancy? Try this ancient recipe that tastes just as delicious as it sounds. It takes only 15 minutes to prepare it.
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (grated)
- 1 teaspoon fresh chives (chopped)
- Black pepper
Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celcius and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Take egg whites, pepper, and salt in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer till stiff peaks are formed. Fold Parmesan cheese in lightly. On the prepared baking sheet, form 2 mounds of egg whites and with the back of a spoon, make a small notch in the center of the egg whites.
Bake egg whites for 2 to 3 minutes in the preheated oven until it turns slightly brown. Then, take them out from the oven and put a yolk in the center of each notch. Put them back in the oven for about 3 minutes till yolks are set. Use a fish slice or spatula to separate cloud eggs from the parchment paper, and slide them onto plates. Then, sprinkle chives on top, and it’s ready to eat!
The Bottom Line
A good breakfast gets you out of bed and provides you energy. It does not need to be time-consuming or complicated. Therefore, the next time you are in a hurry, try these easy breakfast egg recipes and ensure that you obtain your fill before heading out. Happy cooking!