Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon

10 Egg Recipes That Take 10 Minutes (or Less)

Ten incredible egg dishes that take almost no time at all.
Article Image

It’s not news that you can cook eggs in 10 minutes—scrambled eggs have long been a quick fallback meal for people who are short on time and groceries. But you can do so much more in a very short amount of time. Try any one of the flavor-packed, globally inspired recipes here, and you’ll never look at eggs as a last resort again.

  • Recipe

    Pineapple Matzo Brei

    Matzo brei (rhymes with “fry”) is a traditional Passover dish made from matzo fried with eggs in a sort of pancake or a looser scramble, like this one. Here, it’s sweetened with orange juice, fresh pineapple, and maple syrup.
  • Recipe

    Curried Egg Salad and Cucumber Sandwiches

    Egg salad in 10 minutes? Yep. The trick to quickly hard-cooking eggs is to boil water in the microwave, then add the eggs for a short time so they don’t explode.
  • Recipe

    Lemony Egg Soup with Peas

    Adding lemon and egg to broth—like in the Greek soup avgolemono—makes it velvety. Peas lend a sweet, springy flavor
  • Recipe

    Smoked Salmon Salad with Soft-Boiled Eggs

    This dish combines favorite bagel toppings like capers, dill, and smoked salmon in a light yet satisfying salad. Serve with pumpernickel toast.
  • Recipe

    Ramen Noodle Soup with Spinach and Poached Eggs

    Instant ramen, that old dorm-room standby, gets a massive upgrade when you ditch the artificial flavor packet in favor of fragrant aromatics and fresh spinach.
  • Recipe

    Tomato-Harissa Poached Eggs

    This is a quick version of a Middle Eastern dish called shakshuka. Harissa, a spicy North African pepper paste, adds a complex, mellow heat in place of the more traditional fresh chile peppers.
  • Recipe

    Wild Mushroom Salad with Fried Eggs

    Sunny-side-up eggs top savory mushrooms and greens dressed in a rosemary-laced Champagne vinaigrette. Adding water and covering the eggs while cooking is a hybrid fry-and-steam method that prevents rubbery whites.
  • Recipe

    Scrambled Egg Torta

    Tortas are big, flavorful, overstuffed Mexican sandwiches. This one—filled with scrambled eggs, mild cheese, bright cilantro, creamy avocado, and tangy lime juice—makes a tasty and hearty meal for any time of the day.
  • Recipe

    Poached Egg and Asparagus Toasts with Lemon-Chive Beurre Blanc

    This quick take on eggs Benedict eschews Hollandaise sauce and ham in favor of tangy beurre blanc and fresh asparagus. It takes slightly more than 10 minutes, but it looks and tastes as if it took twice as long.
  • Recipe

    Shrimp, Bacon, and Egg Pancake

    Inspired by Japanese okonomiyaki, a thick, overstuffed egg pancake, this dish is satisfying enough for a meal, or you can cut it smaller for a delicious appetizer.
Save to Recipe Box
Add Private Note
Saved Add to List

    Add to List

Add Recipe Note

Videos Recipes

| View All


View All


Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks