10 Dishes You Didn't Know Have Eggs (Slideshow)

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Spaghetti
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Many fresh pastas, including spaghetti pomodoro and fettucine, are made with eggs and flour, unlike dried pastas which are typically egg-free and made from flour and water. 

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Arroz con leche
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Like rice pudding, arroz con leche is a sweet and creamy rice dessert. In addition to rice, the recipe includes condensed milk, cinnamon, vanilla, whole milk, and egg. 

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Flickr/Manuel Martin, Vicente

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Ice cream
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Many ice creams like this homemade double chocolate pecan ice cream are made with eggs. Buying store bought ice cream? Read the label to see if the frozen treat has eggs. Carvel and Cold Stone Creamery use eggs in their respective vanilla and French vanilla ice creams.

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Meatballs
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Lots of meatball recipes contain eggs, including these tasty meatballs from actor and restaurateur Sylvester Stallone, which are served at his friend’s Los Angeles restaurant, Mulberry Pizzeria. Eggs are the glue that holds meatball ingredients, like meat, cheese and breadcrumbs, together.

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Meringue
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Light, fluffy and oh so delicious, meringue is an amazing part of many desserts like this lemon meringue pie and this citrus vodka topped with a lemon meringue puff. Egg whites and sugar are the main meringue ingredients, which often feature additional flavors like lemon and vanilla.

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Sauces
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You may not know it but many of the sauces you like in your food have eggs.  Béarnaise, a classic French sauce used for meats, fish, and other dishes is made with eggs. The same goes for sauces like garlic aioli and hollandaise sauce.

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Soups
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Some soups like egg drop soup are notorious for containing eggs but many others have the ingredient. This Italian wedding soupuses one egg for the meatballs and two eggs in the broth.

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Condiments
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Some of your favorite condiments contain eggs, including tartar sauce, rémoulade, and mayonnaise, which is made with egg yolks, lemon juice, oil. and a few other ingredients. This mayo recipe uses one whole egg, one yolk, lemon juice, and sesame or saffron oil.

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Casseroles
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It might not seem like your dinner casserole contains eggs but think again. Many casseroles including this one for green chili casserole use eggs as a filling.

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Salmon Wellington
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Eggs are often used to help pastries “brown.” That’s the case with this salmon Wellington recipe where an egg is whisked with water and then brushed on the pastry before browning.

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