Eggs are inexpensive, versatile, easy to prepare and well-suited to a multitude of flavors. From simple scrambled or baked eggs to more complicated preparations soufflés or dishes that involve hollandaise, there is an egg recipe for virtually any dinner situation.
There are so many options, in fact, that it might be hard to pick one. Here are three options, all easy, and all perfect for dinner.
- Love to Cook: Eggs Florentine with a green salad
- Weeknight Reality: Shakshuka with warm pita bread
- Need a Miracle: Scrambled eggs with fresh herbs and goat cheese, served with cinnamon toast
- Classic Eggs Florentine – BBC (about 30 minutes, but requires some cooking skill)
- Oeufs en Cocotte Florentine – Craig Claiborne & Pierre Franey via NYT (about 40 minutes)
- Shakshuka – The Tart Tart, adapted from Melissa Clark’s NYT recipe (about 40 minutes)
- Shakshuka – The Tasting Table, adapted from John Gorham, Portland (about 40 minutes)
- Simple Goat Cheese & Egg Toasts with Fresh Peas & Dill – Cookie & Kate (about 15 minutes)
- Baked Eggs with Fresh Herbs & Goat Cheese – Oprah (about 15 minutes)
“These eggs are broken. Cracked.”
“Yes, ma’am. That happens sometimes.”
“Yes, it’s the unfortunate part of being an egg.”
Peter Hedges, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (via goodreads)