Not only are eggs a cheap protein, they’re very nutrient dense! Swap boring scrambled eggs for one of these recipes.
For a cheap meal combine ramen with soft boiled eggs and your favorite vegetables. Use less than half of the flavoring packet to reduce the amount of sodium in this meal. Here’s an easy recipe from Killing Thyme.
Eggs with Grits, Polenta, or Oatmeal
Add eggs to grits, polenta or oatmeal for a savory dinner or breakfast. Try this polenta with caramelized mushroom recipe from Half Baked Harvest.
Use different flavorings like chives, avocados, everything bagel seasoning, yogurt or siracha to make not so boring deviled eggs . These sailboats from Woman’s Day are a fun snack kids will love.
Egg sandwiches can be eaten for breakfast or lunch! Consider adding light cream cheese, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, greens, or roasted vegetables. The possibilities are endless! This sandwich from Woman’s Day is packed with veggies.
Egg, Potato, or Tuna Salad
While eggs can be used in many different salads, this mediterranean Cobb salad by Foodie Crush looks amazing!
Forget pepperoni. Try fried egg on top of a pizza. Think a carbonara style pizza! This pizza from SkinnyMS would taste great at breakfast or dinner!
Hard boiled eggs are an easy snack you can make ahead of time. Boil them and pop them in the fridge for four days. Peel and sprinkle with salt and pepper for an easy, high- protein snack.
Throw whatever vegetables you have on hand into this fried rice by Joy Food Sunshine.
So easy to make yet so tasty. Try this chilaquiles recipe by Yes, More Please.
These mini frittatas by Recipe Rebel can be made ahead of time for an on-the-go breakfast.
While I’m quite bland and only make broccoli, cheese quiche, there are so many ways to customize a quiche! Try mushrooms, onions, sausage, bacon, or tomatoes.
Make these breakfast burritos from Ambitious Kitchen and freeze them for a meal when you’re low on time.
Whether it’s Japanese, Korean, Iranian, Spanish, or American Diner style, omelettes are a delicious and inexpensive meal. The Tamagoyaki recipe pictured below is from Taste Life.
This North African dish is made with tomatoes, garlic, onions, and peppers. Check out this recipe from Sandra Valvassori.
Top this quesadilla from The Perfect Pantry with pico de gallo.
This Broccoli Carrot Donburi with a Fried Egg by HelloFresh looks amazing!