Anyone who’s dabbled in Paleo or Whole30 knows the value of hard-boiled eggs. Really anyone who enjoys starting their day with a high-protein, low-effort meal or snack has turned to the humble boiled egg. But as tasty and nutritious as they are, eating them daily can get old—and fast. And as great as salt, pepper, hot sauce, and other quick-hit condiments are, they don’t provide quite enough range in flavor.
Stuck in an egg rut? Lack of flavor have you feeling scrambled? Try one of these inventive ways to make anything-but-average hard-boiled eggs. They’re truly eggcellent (we had to).
Soy to the world! These marinated eggs are absolutely heavenly. And they couldn’t be easier to make. Whisk together the soy marinade (which takes mere minutes) and soak the pre-boiled eggs for up to 24 hours. The longer they soak, the stronger the flavor, so we say hold off as long as you can. We also love adding ginger to the sauce and topping with jalapeños for a little spice.
Warning: This recipe gets messy. But we’re all for getting our hands dirty, and the end result is worth it. The perfect combo of crunchy, creamy, and savory, these avocado-filled eggs are the ideal dish to serve for brunch. They can be served baked or fried, but the latter provides the best texture and flavor (obviously).
Pickling eggs is surprisingly easy. Simply hard-boil the…