3 Easy High-Protein Recipes With Hard-Boiled Eggs

Grilled Sandwich with Egg, Spinach & Tomato

Eggs are real vitamin powerhouses! They contain almost all vitamins (except vitamin C). Plus, they provide all nine essential amino acids. Your body cannot produce these itself, so it has to get them through the food you eat. Today we have three easy high-protein recipes to help you shake up your meal plan with hard-boiled eggs!

1. Avocado Egg Salad

This avocado egg salad is a quick and easy side option you can combine with many meals. Creamy avocado, chopped eggs, fresh lemon and just the right amount of Dijon mustard – delicious. Thanks to the avocado, you don’t need any mayonnaise for a creamy consistency.

Avocado Egg Salad

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, cold & peeled
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Mix eggs, avocado, mustard and lemon juice with a bit of salt and pepper in a bowl and mash all ingredients with the back side of a fork for a smooth and creamy consistency.
  2. Serve on a piece of toasted (whole grain) bread together with some tomato and fresh herbs or on some lettuce leaves, for example.

One serving contains 205 calories, 5 g of carbohydrates, 13 g of protein and 14 g of fat.

2. Baked Green Asparagus with Egg Vinaigrette

A yummy recipe high in protein that is perfect for brunch. The asparagus provides lots of important vitamins and helps balance your body water content. The egg vinaigrette with fresh cilantro is the perfect, savory addition to the asparagus.

Baked Green Asparagus with Egg Vinaigrette

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, cold & peeled
  • 800 g green asparagus
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 8 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, fresh
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 240°C / 475°F.
  2. Mash the hard-boiled eggs with the backside of a fork, then press the garlic cloves and add them to the eggs. Add 5 Tbsp olive oil and the balsamic, as well as the freshly chopped cilantro. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Chop off the hard ends of your asparagus, then place the stems on the already heated baking tray. Drizzle the remaining olive oil over the asparagus, then season with salt and pepper. Bake for about 12 minutes while regularly turning the stems.
  4. Serve warm and topped with your egg vinaigrette.

One serving contains 540 calories, 21 g of carbohydrates, 20 g of protein and 42 g of fat.

3. Grilled Sandwich with Egg, Spinach & Tomato

This grilled sandwich looks great on every breakfast table. The mix of spinach, tomato and egg makes for a balanced meal high in protein.

Grilled Sandwich with Egg, Spinach & Tomato

Ingredients (serves 1):

  • ½ bagel, whole grain wheat
  • 100 g fresh spinach, boiled and drained
  • 1 large tomato slice
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, sliced
  • 1 tsp mayonnaise
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Toast one half of the bagel until crunchy.
  2. Garnish with spinach and tomato, then place the egg slices on top (making a spiral).
  3. Spread the mayonnaise on top, then put the entire sandwich in a sandwich maker and grill for 2-3 minutes until the mayonnaise is slightly browned. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

One serving contains 201 calories, 17 g of carbohydrates, 10 g of protein and 11 g of fat.

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