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Scrambled or Fried Eggs in Olive Oil


  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 -3 servings 1x

Description

Cooking eggs in olive oil is a heart healthy way to prepare them.  In this post, we’ll teach you how to make fried eggs in oil or scrambled!


Ingredients

Scale

Fried Eggs in Olive Oil

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 25 large eggs
  • Fine grain kosher or sea salt

Olive Oil Scrambled Eggs

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp fine grain kosher or sea salt

Instructions

Olive Oil Fried Eggs

  1. Place large skillet over medium heat. After 1-2 minutes, add olive oil and continue heating until oil begins to shimmer.
  2. Meanwhile, crack an egg into a small bowl. When oil begins to shimmer, slip egg into pan from the side; cover pan to prevent oil from splattering.
  3. Cook for 30-60 seconds then use a slotted spoon to remove egg onto a plate a or serving dish rest. Season to taste.

Olive Oil Scrambled Eggs 

  1. Place skillet over medium heat. After 1-2 minutes, add olive oil and continue heating until oil begins to shimmer.
  2. Meanwhile, use a fork to scramble eggs in small bowl, then season with salt.
  3. Pour eggs into the pan of shimmering oil.
  4. Using a non-stick spatula, push the eggs from the middle of the pan, out to the sides, then back again. Cook for a total of 1 to 2 minutes, depending on a how soft you like your scrambled eggs.
  5. Remove pan from heat and place scrambled eggs on a warm plate or bowl.
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 132
  • Sugar: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 71 mg
  • Fat: 11.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.4 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 186 mg

Keywords: cooking eggs in olive oil, fried eggs, scrambled eggs