10 Egg-ceptional Ways to Eat Hard-Boiled Eggs

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10 Egg-ceptional Ways to Eat Hard-Boiled Eggs

Scrambled, hard boiled, soft boiled, poached, baked, coddled, sunny side up, over easy, in an omelette or a souffle — there are endless ways to cook eggs. No matter how you like your eggs, they are a healthy and delicious addition to any meal. One large egg has about 70 calories, yet are an egg-cellent source of high-quality protein, vitamins and minerals. One of our favorite ways is to eat them hard boiled, and here 10 creative ways to enjoy them.

1. SPRING SALAD WITH HARD-BOILED EGG & FETA | FOOD FITNESS FRESH AIR

Refreshing and light, this salad embodies the arrival of spring. It’s filled with tender greens, spring onions and crisp radishes. The salad is finished with a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette, feta cheese and a hard-boiled egg. Feel free to add a sprinkle of nuts or seeds for extra crunch. Recipe makes 1 serving.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 310; Total Fat: 23g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 17g; Cholesterol: 197mg; Sodium: 365mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 14g

2. GUACAMOLE STUFFED EGGS | NATASHA’S KITCHEN

Twist up your traditional deviled-egg recipe with this guac-infused stuffing. Avocados give these eggs a creamy signature touch while delivering good-for-you fats, vitamins and minerals. Recipe makes 4 servings at 3 stuffed eggs each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 185; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 280mg; Sodium: 157mg; Carbohydrate: 6g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 10g

3. LENTIL & RICE BOWLS WITH EGGS & BACON | SKINNYTASTE

This easy-to-make recipe is filled with whole grains. Stewed lentils are served with brown rice, savory bacon and hard-boiled eggs. This dish makes plenty of leftovers that can be reheated throughout the week. Recipe makes 10 servings at 3/4 cup rice and toppings each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 272; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 94mg; Sodium: 324mg; Carbohydrate: 43g; Dietary Fiber: 5.5g; Sugar: 1.5g; Protein: 12g

4. PESTO EGG SALAD | THE HEALTHY MAVEN

A lunch-worthy dish that’s protein-packed and low in carbs? Yes please! This egg salad brings a whole new flavor to your traditional egg salad while delivering 9 grams of protein per serving. Serve on whole-grain bread or over baby greens for a delicious salad. Recipe makes 12 servings at 1/3 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 160; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 247mg; Sodium: 172mg; Total Carbohydrate: 2g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 1g; Protein 9g

5. ASPARAGUS WITH GREEK YOGURT | A COUPLE OF COOKS

Tender spring asparagus and chopped eggs are paired with a tart lemon yogurt sauce for an easy weekend brunch side dish. Recipe makes 4 servings.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 95; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 98mg; Sodium: 54mg; Carbohydrate: 7g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 10g

6. SPICY BACON EGG SALAD | KIM’S CRAVINGS

This egg salad marries crispy bacon and creamy chopped eggs with hot sauce. For a low-carb spin, it’s served on cabbage or tucked into lettuce wraps. Recipe makes 5 servings at 1/3 cup and 3 lettuce leaves each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 155; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 229mg; Sodium: 247mg; Carbohydrate: 3g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 11g

7. EGG SALAD BURRITOS | TASTE OF HOME

Tomatillos and limes give this egg salad a tangy punch. This burrito is ready in only 15 minutes — and with pre-cooked, hard-boiled eggs, it’ll take no more than 3 minutes. Spice up yours with a pinch of cayenne if you want. Recipe makes 2 servings at 1 burrito each.

Nutrition (per serving, prepared with reduced-fat mayonnaise): Calories: 327; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 372mg; Sodium: 447mg; Carbohydrate: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 13g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 19g

8. LOW CARB BLT WRAPS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

A hard-boiled egg and a smear of lemon aioli bumps up all the classic flavors of a BLT in our bright and flavorful lettuce-wrap version of this lunch favorite. Recipe makes 2 servings at 2 lettuce wraps each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 280; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 207mg; Sodium: 464mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 12g

9. 2-INGREDIENT HUMMUS DEVILED EGGS | EATING BIRD FOOD

Love deviled eggs? This recipe uses just two ingredients — hard-boiled eggs and hummus. Combining the yolks with hummus results in a flavorful, creamy filling. These are great as a snack, a dinner appetizer or to bring to a potluck. Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 deviled egg each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 47; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 93mg; Sodium: 57mg; Carbohydrate: 1g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 0g; Protein: 3g

10. OPEN-FACED BROILED EGG, SPINACH & TOMATO SANDWICH | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

This open-faced sandwich has got nothing to hide. A toasted English muffin is piled with spinach, tomatoes, egg and lightly browned mayo for a healthy, balanced breakfast of fats, protein and carbs. Recipe makes 1 serving at 1 sandwich each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 201; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 195mg; Sodium: 423mg; Total Carbohydrate: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugars: 3g; Protein: 10g

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  • Eileene Mayhew

    could I eat 2 eggs per day without a problem?

    • Faye Hoskins

      Depends what your cholesterol runs, but egg whites are an option I make a three egg white omelette and they are wonderful

      • Jane

        Remember cholesterol issues don’t come from eggs as once thought…..

        • Carol Panosian

          Oh good, I kind of forgot that, thx for posting!

      • Alberto Liberato

        I wouldn’t eat egg whites with someone else’s mouth. lol

  • Linda Gagnon Smith

    I eat 2 eggs every morning, sometimes I have another 2 eggs later in the day and I don’t have a cholesterol problem. Eggs don’t cause high cholesterol.

    • Alberto Liberato

      Very true. Just another food myth.

    • ron bates

      hi I chase the buffalo around the NWT but seriously my C count rose as I eased off the running regime due to injuries and the combination of successful diet low fat skim and black also was gradually out of sync. female metabolisms burn while high revving male might find the C count creep in defeating the big ad. of good C/

  • ron bates

    right now I am targeting steady weight loss and upgrade in conditioning/ it all looks soooo positive/

  • Millie B

    I am a vegetarian and I enjoy boiled eggs with hummus so that I get the protein that I need.