Weekend brunch for champions: 3 cheese fried eggs

This is one of my go-to recipes: easy, tasty, nutritious and healthy. I like that I can make the eggs quickly, and I don’t have to pull out, or clean up, several bowls or utensils. Moreover, I’ve found that adding cheese to the eggs makes the whole dish much more flavorful and yummy.

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Butter is commonly used in the cooking of fried eggs. However, I prefer using olive oil instead.  It has many health benefits, it adds distinctive flavor and it also has a higher smoke point than butter, so it’s easier to clean my pans. Enough with the olive oil ad and the cleaning, here is the recipe:

Preheat the olive oil in a large pan. When it’s hot  carefully crack the eggs into the pan, allowing room for each one to cook separately. After a minute or so, the egg white will solidify from transparency into a firm white texture and you have to add the cheese and season with salt. Cook for 5-6 minutes, season with red pepper and then slide the eggs onto a plate.

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I recommend making a salad that goes perfectly with the eggs. I made a classic green salad with cucumber that I seasoned with olive oil, vinegar and salt. Bon apetit!

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Ingredients:

  • 2-3 eggs
  • 20 gr white cheese
  • 20 gr gauda
  • 20 gr edam (or any other yellow cheese)
  • salt
  • red pepper
  • olive oil
  • vinegar
  • lettuce
  • 1 cucumber
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