20 Healthy And Easy Egg Recipes For Kids

Egg Recipes For Kids

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Did you know that an egg a day is equal to a multivitamin meal for your child? Eggs are a universal favorite. But more than their popularity, it’s the nutrition that eggs provide that make them a great food choice for your kids. As a powerhouse of nutrients an egg contains proteins, vitamin A, vitamin D, minerals like Choline and Selenium. What’s more, you can make a variety of foods with eggs. Here are our healthy and tasty egg recipes for kids. They are sure to become egg lovers!

Top 20 Egg Recipes For Kids:

1. Omelette:

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You Will Need:

  • 2 Eggs
  • Veggies – onions, spinach, tomato, olives, mushrooms (depends on your desired filling)
  • Cheese

How To:

(This is the quickest breakfast option.)

  1. Break 2 eggs into a bowl and mix them until you get a uniform texture.
  2. Spread the mixture in a pre-heat pan like a pancake.
  3. Add fillings of your choice like onion, spinach, tomato, olives, mushrooms, etc. cook on both the sides and after it gets its shape sprinkle your kid’s favorite cheese.

[ Read: Benefits Of Eating Eggs For Kids ]

2. Scrambled Eggs with a Different Taste:

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You Will Need:

  • 2-3 eggs
  • I tbs milk
  • Olive oil
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cheese
  • Veggies – bell pepper, spinach, tomatoes, broccoli

How To:

  1. Mix 2-3 eggs in a bowl
  2. Add a tablespoon of milk, olive oil and water (to avoid dish from becoming rubbery)
  3. Add salt and pepper
  4. Heat the mixture in a pan
  5. Season it with some grated cheese and serve
  6. You could also make toppings with bell peppers, spinach, tomatoes or broccoli.

3. Egg Burrito:

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You Will Need:

  • Scrambled eggs with lots of veggies
  • Tortilla
  • Salsa sauce

How To:

  1. Get your yummy scrambled eggs cooked with lots of veggies like tomatoes, spinach, broccoli in it.
  2. In another pan, heat the tortilla (you can buy tortilla in most supermarkets).
  3. Stuff the tortilla with scrambled eggs.
  4. Heat the wraps; wait till the color of tortilla turns golden brown.
  5. Serve hot with salsa sauce!

4. Hard Boiled Eggs:

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You Will Need:

  • Eggs
  • Water

How To:

  1. Soak 3-4 eggs in cold water.
  2. Heat it on medium flame, add salt in water and let the water boil.
  3. Now, place the boiled eggs in cold water and refrigerate for an hour, this makes easier to separate the shell from an egg.

The interesting thing is that – hard boiled eggs can be easily stored and consumed for next 5 days!

5. Egg Pizza:

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You Will Need:

  • Pizza dough
  • Pizza sauce
  • Cheese
  • Eggs

How To:

  1. Prepare pizza dough and spread it over a baking pan.
  2. Apply pizza sauce and other toppings of your choice.
  3. Grate cheese and let it bake for 10-12 minutes.
  4. Now with the help of a spoon, make indention in pizza, not be close to the base.
  5. Then crack an egg in each depression.
  6. Again bake for 5-7 minutes and your pizza is ready to gorge on.

Read: Healthy Pizza Recipes For Kids ]

6. Egg Sandwich:

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You Will Need:

  • 2-4 eggs
  • Veggies – onions, tomatoes, bell peppers
  • Bread
  • Cheese

How To:

  1. You have to first scramble 2-4 eggs and put them aside.
  2. Then warm your sandwich maker.
  3. Take two pieces of bread and apply butter.
  4. Add veggies like onion, tomato, bell pepper, scrambled eggs and some grated cheese to taste.
  5. Heat the sandwiches for 5 minutes and your delicious sandwiches are ready to serve.

7. Egg Fried Rice:

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You Will Need:

  • Rice
  • Eggs
  • Cumin seeds
  • Cooking Oil
  • Soy sauce

How To:

  1. Cook rice (preferably Basmati rice).
  2. Drain the water and keep it aside for some time.
  3. Put some oil in a pan, whisk scrambled eggs and cumin seeds, after that add the cooked rice.
  4. Let the mixture be moist.
  5. You can also add soya sauce for taste.
  6. Serve it piping hot!

8. Yummy Eggs with Berry Yogurt:

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You Will Need:

  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Bread
  • Yoghurt
  • Butter

How To:

  1. Take a piece of bread and cut out a round portion of it with the help of a cookie cutter.
  2. Cook the bread piece by applying butter and pouring an egg yolk on it.
  3. Cook until the bread turns golden brown and the egg is well-cooked.
  4. You can serve this dish with berry yoghurt or any other flavored yoghurt.

9. Egg Paratha:

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You Will Need:

  • 3-4 eggs
  • Veggies (optional) – spinach, onion, tomato, coriander, green chilly

How To:

  1. Beat 3-4 eggs in a bowl.
  2. Add salt and pepper as per your taste.
  3. Optionally, you can add spinach, onion, tomato, coriander or green chilly.
  4. Keep the mixture aside.
  5. Take approximately two bowls of wheat flour and knead dough after pouring the egg mixture in it.
  6. Make yummy parathas (chapattis) and serve with tangy chutney!

10. Omelets rolls:

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You Will Need:

  • Eggs
  • Tomato-onion puree
  • Coriander/Oregano
  • Salt

How To:

  1. Take egg contents in a bowl.
  2. Add salt and beat it.
  3. Prepare a tomato, onion puree.
  4. Take a pan, put some oil in it, spread the egg mixture and add the puree to it.
  5. Let it cook for 2 minutes and then roll the omelets.
  6. You can enhance your serving styles by cutting the omelet into rolls and garnishing them with coriander or oregano.

[ Read: Sandwich Recipes For Kids ]

11. Thai-style Egg Custard In Banana Leaf:

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You Will Need:

  • Banana leaves
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 cup thick coconut cream
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 kaffir/makrut lime leaves (finely sliced)
  • Salt

How To:

  1. Preheat oven at 200°C.
  2. Make banana leaf boats (use toothpicks to stick the ends together).
  3. Mix cream, sugar and lime leaves. Heat the mix until the sugar is dissolved.
  4. Remove the above mix from heat and cool.
  5. Beat eggs with a pinch of salt. Add this to the cooled cream mixture.
  6. Strain and pour into the banana leaves.
  7. Steam the leaves with the contents for 20 minutes to give it a grassy aroma.
  8. If you are not using an oven, you could grill the contents poured into the banana leaves.
  9. Serve with sliced banana for added flavor.

12. Egg-Mushroom Bruschetta:

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You Will Need:

  • Boiled eggs
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can mushrooms in juice, drained (about 5 tomatoes)
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 small clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

How To:

  1. Remove the shells of the boiled eggs. Cut them elongatedly.
  2. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add red pepper flakes, oregano, garlic and stir until fragrant.
  4. Now add mushrooms.
  5. Raise heat.
  6. Add salt and pepper.
  7. Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Add in the basil.
  9. Lower heat to medium.
  10. Add 2 egg whites (keep the rest for later use).
  11. Cook for about 1 minute.
  12. Remove the skillet.
  13. Mark out four indentations in the sauce. Place egg yolk into each.
  14. Apply sauce from the edges of the pan around each yolk. Cover the skillet and keep aside for about 3 minutes.
  15. Once ready to serve, pull out the yolks with the help of a spoon onto a piece of toast.

13. Scotch Eggs:

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You Will Need:

  • 125g/4oz breadcrumbs
  • 275g/10oz sausage meat
  • 4 free-range eggs large
  • 1 free-range egg, beaten
  • 125g/4oz plain flour, seasoned with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves fresh
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper and salt
  • Vegetable oil

How To:

  1. Boil eggs. Drain out the water. Peel the shell off.
  2. Combine sausage meat, parsley, spring onion and thyme in a bowl. Season with salt and ground pepper.
  3. Mix flour with sausage meat. Divide and flatten the mixture on a plain surface into ovals.
  4. Dredge boiled egg in seasoned flour.
  5. Wrap the sausage meat around each egg while ensuring a smooth coating.
  6. Now dip the sausage meat-coated egg in beaten egg and roll into breadcrumbs to cover on all sides.
  7. Fry the rolls until golden brown and crisp.
  8. Once cool, it is ready to serve.

14. Potato-Egg Tapas:

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You Will Need:

  • 3 medium-size potatoes
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 large red peppers
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp dried crushed chilli flakes
  • Handful of flatleaf parsley

How To:

  1. Preheat oven at 200C.
  2. Heat 2tbsp of olive oil in a pan.
  3. Toss in thinly sliced onions.
  4. Now add peeled and thinly sliced potatoes and gently fry for 20 minutes.
  5. Once the potatoes are tender, add crushed garlic. Also add quartered, seeded and thinly sliced peppers and keep stirring for another 5 minutes.
  6. Tip the contents into a large bowl and cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Add eggs, finely chopped parsley.
  8. Let it settle for 5 minutes.
  9. In the meanwhile put a nonstick 20cm square tin and heat in the oven for 5 minutes. Remove the tin. Brush it with oil. Pour in the egg mixture and return to the oven.
  10. Cook for another 20 minutes till the mixture is no longer runny.
  11. Once cooked, remove the mixture and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  12. Cut into squares to serve.

[ Read: Healthy Snack Recipes For Kids ]

15. Spanish Omelet:

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You Will Need:

  • 500g potatoes
  • 1 white onion
  • 3 tbsp chopped flatleaf parsley
  • 150ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 eggs

How To:

  1. Slice the potatoes (peeled or unpeeled).
  2. Chop the onion.
  3. In a large frying pan, heat oil.
  4. Add potatoes and onions. Saute for 30 minutes with partially covered lid and occasional stirring.
  5. Once the potatoes are softened, strain them out along with onions through a colander into a large bowl.
  6. You can keep the strained out oil aside for later use.
  7. Beat the eggs. Stir them into the potatoes. Add parsley.
  8. Add salt and pepper as per your taste.
  9. Heat the strained oil in a smaller pan and toss the cooked contents into it on moderate heat.
  10. Shape the content into cushiony omelet using a spatula.
  11. Once the omelet settles, tip it back into the pan and cook for few more minutes.
  12. Keep tossing for few minutes for couple of times, while pressing the edges to hold the cushion shape.
  13. Serve the omelet once it cools for 10 minutes.

16. Rolled Up Eggs With Vegetables:

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You Will Need:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • Finely grated carrots
  • Finely chopped onions
  • Finely copped spring onions
  • Chopped mushrooms
  • Grated cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper

How To:

  1. Beat the eggs.
  2. Add milk.
  3. Add a pinch of salt.
  4. Stir the contents and remove the chalazae by using a sieve.
  5. Add finely chopped vegetables.
  6. Add pepper.
  7. Stir the contents.
  8. Heat a non-stick frying pan, preferably 10 inches in diameter. Grease it with vegetable oil before you heat it.
  9. Pour in half of the egg mixture and cook it over low heat until half done.
  10. Roll the omelet half way to the middle.
  11. You may apply more oil to the pan each time you have to roll up.
  12. Pour in ¼th of the egg mixture on empty side of the pan merging with the half rolled omelet.
  13. Keep it half-cooked.
  14. Roll the omelet again further more to the centre of the pan.
  15. Repeat the process by pouring in rest of the egg mixture leaving it half cooked.
  16. Roll up the omelet.
  17. Tip it on to a board and let it cool to be cutting into rolls.

17. Indian Masala Fried Egg:

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You Will Need:

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Garlic-ginger paste
  • 2 tsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • ¼ tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • Big Onion – 1 chopped finely
  • Salt – to taste

Roast and Grind:

  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • ½ tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp whole peppercorns

How To:

  1. Boil the eggs for 7-10 minutes on medium flame. Once the eggs cool, remove the egg shell.
  2. Dry roast fennel seeds, coriander seeds and whole peppercorns until golden brown. Once it cools, powder it coarsely and set aside.
  3. Cut the eggs vertically into two halves.
  4. Heat oil in a pan.
  5. Add onion, garlic-ginger paste and fry till golden brown.
  6. Add the masala mix. Fry the masala for a minute.
  7. Add salt.
  8. Add very little water.
  9. Tip in the long slit eggs.
  10. Cook covered for 2 mins.
  11. Toss the eggs around and fry for another minute.
  12. Garnish with coriander leaves.

[ Read: Indian Breakfast Recipes For Kids ]

18. Migas:

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You Will Need:

  • 5 eggs
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • ½ cup sliced onions
  • Poblano peppers
  • Vegetable oil
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Salsa
  • Cilantro

How To:

  1. Saute the corn tortillas.
  2. Add ½ a cup of sliced onions.
  3. Roast poblano peppers with vegetable oil.
  4. Add this to the tortillas.
  5. Now add 5 beaten eggs and stir.
  6. Grate cheddar cheese.
  7. Top the mixture with grated cheddar, salsa and cilantro.
  8. You now have a great smelling skillet of Migas.

[ Read: High Protein Snacks For Kids ]

19. Egg Tacos:

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You Will Need:

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • ½ avocado thinly sliced
  • Tortilla chips
  • Canned corn or beans
  • ¼ cup salsa
  • 1ounce Monterey Jack shredded or Cheddar cheese(1/4 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro or coriander (depending on your taste)

How To:

  1. Beat the eggs in a medium bowl.
  2. Add ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Cook the eggs for 2-3 minutes until soft.
  4. Tip in the eggs evenly into the tortilla chips.
  5. Top with avocado, salsa, cheese and cilantro.

20. Egg And Macaroni:

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You Will Need:

  • lb elbow macaroni (I prefer Ronzoni by any brand is as good as the next one)
  • 8 -10 eggs (use only 2 whole, the rest only whites)
  • 2 small onions (finely chopped)
  • ½ teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Black Gram
  • 1 teaspoon Bengal gram
  • 3 green chilies
  • ½ teaspoon garlic ginger paste
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 4 -6 quarts water
  • 2 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 9 teaspoons olive oil

How To:

  1. Bring water to rolling boil in a large pot. Add 1.5 tsp of salt and 2 tsp of oil.
  2. Add macaroni and stir. Cook for not more than 9 minutes without reducing the flame.
  3. Drain the macaroni and add butter and set aside.
  4. In another pan, heat remaining oil. When hot, add mustard. Once the mustard splutters, add black gram and Bengal gram.
  5. Once the grams are brown, add onions and saute till translucent.
  6. Add green chillies, turmeric powder, garlic-ginger paste and salt.
  7. Make scrambled eggs.
  8. Add scrambled eggs to the pasta and mix well. Serve hot.

Though eggs are known as a super food, too much of it may be detrimental, especially if your family has a history of heart problems. It’s better to have a word with your physician before planning to add eggs regularly to your kid’s diet. Do share more egg recipe for kids with us in the comment section below.

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