Healthy Egg Recipes You’ll Love for Any Meal
January 18, 2021

healthy egg recipes that serve one

Whether you’re cooking for one or have a huge family to serve, the right healthy egg recipes make it possible to quickly, easily, and affordably create a nutritious and tasty meal. These little superfoods go a long way for delivering protein, vitamins, minerals, and rich flavor.  They pair well with most other ingredients, too, which means that they’ll go with whatever veggies you have in your fridge or whichever whole grains you choose to serve that day.

Healthy Egg Recipes You Can Make Today

The following recipes contain readily available, affordable ingredients that are easy to prepare using simple cooking methods.  They will allow you to serve fresh, tasty meals at any time of the day, while keeping each portion under 350 calories and that can support your goals for a faster metabolism.

Each of these recipes serves 1, so all you need to do is multiply the ingredient quantities by the number of people you’ll be serving. That way, there’s no waste, which keeps your meals even more affordable.

Quick Mexican Chopped Salad with Egg Booster

Approximately 300 calories per portion.

  • 1 hardboiled egg, sliced
  • ⅓ cup diced avocado
  • 2 tbsp cotija cheese or shredded cheddar
  • 2 tbsp Light yogurt cilantro vinaigrette
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup minced green onion
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded romaine

Toss all ingredients together and serve immediately.

Herbed Egg and Veggie Scramble

Approximately 300 calories per portion.

  • Fresh minced parsley, cilantro, and basil, desired amount
  • 2 whole eggs, 2 egg whites
  • ⅓ cup mixed diced red bell pepper and yellow or white onion
  • ⅓ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ½ small avocado, sliced
  • 1 tsp butter
  • Black pepper, to taste

Spray a small non-stick pan with olive oil cooking spray. Add yellow onion to the pan. Cook until it starts to soften, then add bell pepper and mushrooms. Cook until tender but still firm. Add butter to the pan, allowing it to melt and stirring contents so the butter reaches the entire pan surface. Add the eggs to the pan and stir constantly until scrambled and just cooked. Sprinkle with herbs and black pepper and serve with avocado.

Cob-Style Salad-Stuffed Pepper

Approximately 300 calories per portion.

  • 1 red bell pepper, top, pith and seeds removed, cut in half
  • ½ cup diced avocado
  • 2 hardboiled eggs, diced
  • 2 tbsp blue cheese
  • ⅓ cup peeled diced cucumber
  • Sliced cherry or grape tomatoes
  • Fresh black pepper to taste

Add blue cheese and avocado to a bowl and coarsely mash.  Into the mixture, stir remaining ingredients except peppers. Fill pepper halves with mixture and serve.

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