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The incredible egg...
This may be a dumb question about cooking/reheating eggs.
I love eggs and would like to eat them in the morning, but don't always have time to get them ready. Is it possible to prepare them the night before, refrigerate them and then warm them up in the microwave in the morning? I don't like to cook them in the morning, but would be able to deal with them being reheated that way. I like them cooked over-hard, so the yolk would be broken and completely cooked at that time.
I know that I could just get up 15 minutes earlier, but sometimes that's easier said than done. Thanks for any suggestions.
Mon. Jun 26, 12:53pm
OP here - I know that they make those frozen egg sandwiches, but I don't like all the other things that they add to them. I am trying to devise a way to make them at home and control some of the calories/fat but still be somewhat more convenient.
Monday, June 26, 2006, 12:55 PM
Oh yeah, you can cook them and refrigerate them. No problem. Just heat them up and eat! I like them with salsa too when they have been reheated.
Monday, June 26, 2006, 1:16 PM
The South Beach Diet has a recipe for making egg muffin thingys that you can bake, then reheat in the microwave in the morning. I had more luck using a loaf or silicone brownie pan instead of cupcake tin....
Monday, June 26, 2006, 1:44 PM
I poach enough eggs for several days and then microwave them on med for 1 minute - if you reheat them at too high of a temp they get 'rubbery'. This method works great and the egg tastes like you just cooked it.
i eat a breakfast sandwhich every morning and love it - I stay full and satisfied all morning and my energy levels stay even and strong.
1 Orowheat Whole Wheat English Muffin (130 cal, 4g fiber)
1 poached egg (70 cal)
1 slice FF American cheese (30 cal)
1 slice candian bacon (20 cal)
(Trader Joe's candian bacon is superb!)
total: 250 cal
Monday, June 26, 2006, 2:39 PM
You can just crack an egg into a microwaveable bowl, cover it w/ saran wrap (important, b/c the egg will "pop" and get all over the microwave if you skip this step), and cook it on high for a minute or two, and it'll be cooked, w/ a hard yolk. Maybe you'd like that. I make that sometimes, and put it on an english muffin w/ a slice of turkey bacon. Yum!
Monday, June 26, 2006, 4:06 PM
Make a frittata!
I make them with a mix of whole eggs and whites, plus veggies - I like zucchini and feta and fresh herbs, or feta and tomato with just a couple of strips of crumbled bacon (a little goes a long way for flavor). I have a recipe that includes red peppers and whole wheat couscous for something a bit different.
One frittata is 4 servings and usually well under 200 calories - and heats up nicely in the microwave. Add a slice of whole grain bread and you're good to go.
Monday, June 26, 2006, 4:51 PM
OP here - thanks for all the great suggestions, especially the link to the "egg muffins" - I think we'll try those for a quick breakfast.
Monday, June 26, 2006, 9:47 PM
I microwave turkey bacon and fry 2 eggs (in pam) while the microwave cooks the bacon. It only takes 5 minutes max! I do it every am. I usually go around doing other things that I have to do while they cook. It is really fast once you get a routine going!
Monday, June 26, 2006, 10:33 PM
Many thanks for the link to the egg muffins - I made them last night with turkey/chicken sausage, spinach, mushrooms and part-skim mozzarella, and they were EXCELLENT and kept me full until lunchtime.
Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 10:01 PM
the incredible egg...
When I am at a hotel that has shelled hard boiled eggs which are cold I simply dunk them in a cup of hot water and let them sit. I take them out and dry them off a bit and they are so good...beats them exploding in microve or tasting rubbery and it is quick. So refrigerate them night before.
Thursday, June 29, 2006, 1:35 PM
Those South Beach sandwhiches do sound quite good I will be trying them as well :-)
Thursday, June 29, 2006, 3:59 PM
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