The universal appeal of eggs is no more apparent than in the variety of unique egg dishes created by different cultures all over the world. Here are some eggs recipes from around the globe to give your taste buds a tour of the world without ever leaving the house!
Egg Foo Yung (China) – Egg Foo Yung is a Chinese version of an omelette, and lends itself to myriad of fillings. Enjoy with bean sprouts and green onions, or try adding beef, pork, or even tofu for even more protein.
Niçoise Salad (France) – This hearty salad was developed in Nice, France, using fresh local ingredients of olives, tuna, hard-cooked eggs and fresh vegetables. If you like this salad, try this Quick Pizza Niçoise too!
Huevos Rancheros (Mexico) – Huevos Rancheros, “ranchers eggs,” are a simple Mexican breakfast. Sunny side up eggs top refried beans, salsa and sour cream, layered on a flour tortilla and a splash of hot sauce to taste. Now that’s the right way to start your day on the ranch!
Eggs Bhurji (India) – This egg dish is popular in Northern India served with naan bread or roti. Enjoy for brunch or a weeknight dinner with red chili paste, ginger, and curry seasonings.
Oven-Style Scotch Eggs (Scotland) – Scotch eggs are a British classic and especially popular for picnics. Make a batch this weekend and enjoy during the week as appetizers, lunch snacks or an afterschool finger food!
Stracciatella Soup (Italy) – This simple “egg drop” soup is a great go-to when you need a hot meal fast. Just bring broth to a boil, drop in the egg mixture and in less than 15 minutes soup’s up!
Spanish Omelette (Spain) – The Spanish omelette is a traditional Spanish egg dish made in a skillet with potatoes, garlic, red pepper, onion and more. For a smoky flavor, add chopped chorizo sausage.
Avgolemono (Greece) – Avgolemono soup is a classic and simple Greek dish made primarily of egg, lemon juice, and chicken broth. Although traditionally made with rice, this quinoa version offers a delicious texture and more protein.