Eggs double up as healthy as well as nutritious for human consumption. This article takes a look at the ingredients, method and total cook time taken in each of these ways to cook an egg.

Ways to Cook an Egg: Poached

1. Poached Eggs

Add 3 cups of water into a 2-quart saucer. Heat the water over medium heat. Add a teaspoon of salt as well as white vinegar to the heating water. As the water heats up, crack a frozen egg into a small cup or small bowl. Using a spatula or an ordinary spoon, begin to stir the heating water in a single direction until it spins uniformly. Quickly add the egg at the middle of the whirlpool, to ensure that the egg white does not spread out in the whole saucer. Take out after 5 minutes and serve immediately.

Ways to Cook an Egg: Scrambled

2. Scrambled Eggs

Add black pepper, a pinch of salt and 3 table spoons of milk to a bowl. Add three eggs into the bowl and stir until the result is foamy. Add a table spoon of unsalted butter to a pan and bring to high heat. After a minute, add the eggs onto the centre of the pan allowing the butter to spread to the edges of the scrambled egg. Stir using a spatula until you notice soft lumps begin to form. Reduce the heat to a low and then bring the egg edges over the egg while shaking the pan.

Ways to Cook an Egg: Eggs-in-a-Hole

3. Eggs-in-a-Hole

You will need bread, butter, black pepper, salt and an egg. Make a hole at the centre of a slice of bread using either a spreading knife or a cup’s rim. Bring the pan to medium heat and introduce the butter and let it melt. Thereafter, gently place the bread over the spread out butter on the pan and pour the egg into the hole in the bread. After a minute, flip the bread so that the other side can cook. This is among the easiest ways to cook an egg as it only takes 5 minutes to prepare and cook.

10 WAYS TO COOK AN EGG: Feta Tomato Eggs

4. Feta-Tomato Eggs

This is among the ways to cook an egg that uses cheese and tomato just like in Pizza. Ingredients are pepper, onions, roasted garlic potatoes, crumbled feta, and eggs. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Heat a table spoon of olive oil in a pan over medium heat then add pepper and onion. Sprinkle pepper and salt and cook for 6 minutes then add tomatoes and simmer for three minutes. Add the mixture to two baking dishes and then sprinkle about 2 tablespoons of feta. Thereafter, smash 2 eggs on each baking dish and place the baking dishes into the oven for about 15 minutes.


5. Omelette

This is another one of the easiest ways to cook an egg. Using spinach, cheese, and eggs to make the omelette is easy. Add 1 tablespoon water and eggs and whisk. Pour into a pan over medium heat and allow the eggs to spread over the pan. On one side of the pan, add the spinach and cheese and then sprinkle pepper. The last step is to fold the one side over to make the Taco-shaped omelette with spinach and cheese.

10 WAYS TO COOK AN EGG: Hard Boiled

6. Hardboiled Eggs

Hardboiled eggs top the list of the easiest ways to cook an egg. Use a 2-quart saucer and add water until almost full. Introduce the saucer onto medium heat and add the eggs in one layer. Cover and let the eggs simmer for about 10 minutes and then remove the eggs and pour the water. The last step is to place the eggs in cold water to allow for easy breaking of the shells.

10 WAYS TO COOK AN EGG: Baked Eggs

7. Baked Eggs

Here, you will need 4 eggs, 2 medium mushroom cups, 2 tbspfreshly cut chives, 1 tbsp chopped scallions, olive oil, and pepper. Heat the oven to 375 degrees and add a foil sheet. Coat the sheet with oil. Add pepper and the other herbs into the mushroom cups. Smash two eggs for each cup and cook for half an hour. Spread any remaining herbs and pepper after the cooking is done.

10 WAYS TO COOK AN EGG: Deviled Eggs

8. Deviled Eggs

This method uses 6 hardboiled eggs that are peeled and cut. ¼ cup plain Greek yoghurt, salt, and mustard. Paprika (Optional). Peel and cut the hardboiled eggs. Mix all the ingredients but not Paprika if you choose to use it. Place the mixture on the egg whites and garnish with Paprika.

10 WAYS TO COOK AN EGG: Masala Eggs

9. Masala Eggs

The ingredients for this methods are different from the other ways to cook an egg. To make the spice paste, you need 1 tbsp chilli powder, 1 tbsp turmeric powder, and salt. You’ll also need 1 tbsp coriander powder and 1 tbsp cumin powder as well as 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste. For the eggs, you will use 4 hard deshelled boiled eggs and lastly cooking oil. All the ingredients are mixed together to make the spice paste. Deep fry the spiced eggs before you cut them in half.

10 WAYS TO COOK AN EGG: Sunny Side Up Pizza

10. Sunny Side up Pizza

In this method, you need 1 or 2 pieces of pizza bread, cheese, 1 cup of chopped spinach, ½ cup tomatoes. 2 eggs and pepper. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Top the pizza bread with cheese, spinach, and tomatoes. Add pepper and then put them in the oven. As the pizza is about to done, cook the eggs and add on top of the pizza and then bake for 3-5 more minutes.

These are some of the main ways to cook an egg. Go ahead and get creative and try a few of them out.