22 Ways to Transform Humble Fried Eggs into a Decadent Dinner from 22 Ways to Transform Humble Fried Eggs into a Decadent Dinner

22 Ways to Transform Humble Fried Eggs into a Decadent Dinner

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22 Ways to Transform Humble Fried Eggs into a Decadent Dinner

There’s one simple way of transforming every bowl of leftovers you’ve ever eaten late on a weekday evening into a decadent dinner: By serving it with a fried egg on topA fried egg may seem like a humble ingredient, incapable of adding such an important extra dimension to a dish, but this everyday food should not be underestimated. You can add a fried egg to almost every meal to give it a boost of color, flavor, and texture — transforming what may be a rather basic dinner into a surprisingly impressive, and tasty, meal.

Bacon and Egg Salad With Balsamic-Maple Vinaigrette

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Bacon and Egg Salad With Balsamic-Maple Vinaigrette

Bacon and Kale Risotto With Fried Egg

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Bacon and Kale Risotto With Fried Egg

Risotto is one of the many, many dishes which is improved by the addition of a crispy fried egg. This is especially true when the risotto is filled with two of eggs’ best friends: Bacon and kale.

For the Bacon and Kale Risotto With Fried Egg recipe, click here.

Baked Asparagus With Fried Egg and Dill

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Baked Asparagus With Fried Egg and Dill

Top fresh green asparagus spears with a runny fried egg and a generous sprinkling of dill to transform the delicate vegetable into a pretty and tasty dinner.

For the Baked Asparagus With Fried Egg and Dill recipe, click here.

Dandelion Greens With a Fried Egg, Croutons, and Anchovy Dressing

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Dandelion Greens With a Fried Egg, Croutons, and Anchovy Dressing

This salad is a brilliant twist on a classic Caesar salad. The dandelion greens add a slightly bitter taste, which makes for a heartier, more deeply flavored salad.

For the Dandelion Greens With a Fried Egg, Croutons, and Anchovy Dressing recipe, click here.

Divorced Chilaquiles

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Divorced Chilaquiles

Cook your tortilla chips and top them with green salsa, red salsa, pulled chicken, and fried eggs for a striking and tasty Mexican dinner.

For the Divorced Chilaquiles recipe, click here.

Drunken Aussie Beef Burger

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Drunken Aussie Beef Burger

There’s no doubt that the Aussies have perfected the art of crafting the tastiest burger. Top the beef patty with beets bacon, pineapple, and a fried egg, for a truly decadent dinner.

For the Drunken Aussie Beef Burger recipe, click here.

French Ratatouille With a Fried Egg

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French Ratatouille With a Fried Egg

Classic French ratatouille is a simple, healthy, and well-loved dish. Although topping it with a fried egg isn’t the typical way to serve it, it does make for an even more comforting, filling dinner.

For the Classic French Ratatouille recipe, click here.

Fried Egg, Avocado, and Mozzarella Sandwich

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Fried Egg, Avocado, and Mozzarella Sandwich

A sandwich may not initially seem like a decadent dinner, but when the contents of the sandwich are a fried egg, ripe avocado, and torn mozzarella, it really is.                     

For the Fried Egg, Avocado, and Mozzarella Sandwich recipe, click here.

Fried Egg Salad

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Fried Egg Salad

A vibrant salad of chopped asparagus, leafy greens, cherry tomatoes, and baby spinach can only be improved by one thing: a sunny-side-up fried egg.

For the Fried Egg Salad recipe, click here.

Fried Eggs With Wild Rice and Sautéed Kale

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Fried Eggs With Wild Rice and Sautéed Kale

A healthy, nutritious rice bowl gets an extra boost of protein and healthy fat when it’s served with a fried egg on top.

For the Fried Eggs With Wild Rice and Sautéed Kale recipe, click here.

Grilled Breakfast Pizza With Bacon, Béchamel, Eggs, and Jalapeños

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Grilled Breakfast Pizza With Bacon, Béchamel, Eggs, and Jalapeños

This grilled pizza is wonderful whether you eat it for brunch, lunch, or dinner. The running yolk is beautiful and delicious: You’ll never want to have an egg-less pizza again.

For the Grilled Breakfast Pizza With Bacon, Béchamel, Eggs, and Jalapeños recipe, click here.

Grilled Wedge Salad With Fried Egg and Feta

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Grilled Wedge Salad With Fried Egg and Feta

Iceberg lettuce is dramatically improved when grilled, and is then made even tastier by being topped with crumbled feta, charred onions, and, obviously, a fried egg.

For the Grilled Wedge Salad With Fried Egg and Feta recipe, click here.

Kimchi Fried Rice

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Kimchi Fried Rice

Super spicy, perfectly crisp Korean fried rice is even tastier when served with a fried egg on top. The egg also helps to balance out some of the chili heat.

For the Kimchi Fried Rice recipe, click here.

Kimchi Ramen

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Kimchi Ramen

Super spicy, perfectly crisp Korean fried rice is even tastier when served with a fried egg on top. The egg also helps to balance out some of the chili heat.

For the Kimchi Fried Rice recipe, click here.

Mushroom Burgers With Fried Egg and Truffle Oil

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Mushroom Burgers With Fried Egg and Truffle Oil

Burgers don’t get much more decadent than this: chopped mushrooms are added to the beef patty to give them an extra boost of flavor, then the patty is topped with a fried egg, salad leaves, and truffle oil.

For the Mushroom Burgers With Fried Egg and Truffle Oil recipe, click here.

Red Pepper Rapini, White Beans, and Grits

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Red Pepper Rapini, White Beans, and Grits

Transform a simple bowl of grits, beans, and bitter greens into an impressive dinner by adding lemon juice, crumbled goat cheese, garlic, chile oil, and a fried egg.

For the Red Pepper Rapini, White Beans, and Grits recipe, click here.

Savory Oatmeal With Soft-Cooked Egg, Turkey Bacon, and Parmigiano-Reggiano

Savory Oatmeal With Soft-Cooked Egg, Turkey Bacon, and Parmigiano-Reggiano

Savory Yogurt, Egg, and Cucumber Salad

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Savory Yogurt, Egg, and Cucumber Salad

savory, yogurt-based salad is one of the tastiest discoveries we’ve made recently. Greek yogurt topped with our favorite crunchy vegetables and a fried egg is perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

For the Savory Yogurt, Egg, and Cucumber Salad recipe, click here.

Seared Pork Loin With Vegetable Medley and Fried Egg

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Seared Pork Loin With Vegetable Medley and Fried Egg

Transform a simple dish of pan-fried pork loin and sautéed vegetables into a decadent dinner by serving it with a fried egg and soy-peanut dressing.

For the Seared Pork Loin With Vegetable Medley and Fried Egg recipe, click here.

Spicy Garlic Pasta With Fried Eggs

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Spicy Garlic Pasta With Fried Eggs

This last-minute meal is so quick to prepare, and is made of simple pantry staples: It may sound plain and dull, but the egg works magically on the dish, with the runny yolk acting like a rich, indulgent sauce.

For the Spicy Garlic Pasta With Fried Eggs recipe, click here.

Spinach Egg Sandwich

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Spinach and Egg Sandwich

An egg sandwich brimming with bright, fresh ingredients is such a wonderful dish that it really doesn’t deserve to be relegated to the ‘breakfast only’ category.

For the Spinach and Egg Sandwich recipe, click here.

Steak and Eggs

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Steak and Eggs

pan-fried steak and sunny-side-up egg come together to create a dinner that is infinitely more decadent than the sum of its parts.

For the Steak and Eggs recipe, click here.

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