Looking for a snack that fills you up and fuels you well? When it comes to nourishing, protein-packed snacking, hard-boiled eggs have MVP status in my book. They couldn't be easier to cook, and a whole batch can last you through the week. But when it comes to spicing them up, salt and pepper is just the beginning!
Here are 10 sexy, spicy, flavor-jammed ways for better snacking, thanks to the tiny yet mighty hard-boiled egg.
The Hard-Boiled Egg: The Perfect Snack
The hard-boiled egg is really the perfect package of fat and protein for a wholesome, simple snack that truly fills you up.
All of these upgrades require few ingredients, little work, and a only few extra minutes of your time. Some of these combinations might seem unexpected, but just wait until you taste how well they work. If you feel like you've been in a rut with your hard-boiled egg routine, look no further.
Fast and Fancy One-Ingredient Upgrades
Rolled with a coating of dukkah, your hard-boiled egg is treated to a nutty crunch and a boost of warm, earthy flavors. A simple swipe of pesto is the fastest way to give an egg fresh flavor and make it feel like a fancy snack. For the same result, with a mild spicy bite, add a spread of Dijon mustard over a halved hard-boiled egg.
A Protein Boost for the Snacks You Love
A hard-boiled egg is your opportunity to give new life to the snacks you already love. Paired with a few spoonfuls of hummus, this duo is a protein-packed snack to carry you through the afternoon. You already know you love sliced avocado with your egg, right? So go ahead and ditch the chips in favor of eating a sliced hard-boiled egg with your guacamole. Channel your love of chicken wings by treating your hard-boiled egg to a drizzle to hot sauce and crumbled blue cheese. You can also wrap your egg with a slice of deli ham for a super-smart lunch snack.
Make Mealtime More Satisfying
A sliced hard-boiled egg is your gateway to get acquainted with savory oatmeal. It's a total power breakfast, and one we like best topped with a drizzle of hot sauce. Fill a tortilla with shredded cheese and sliced hard-boiled egg, add a spoonful of beans and veggies, and you've got a meal-worthy quesadilla that comes together in minutes.