• Michelle Yarn

Easy Summer Recipes


Let’s kick off summer the right way with backyard BBQs, swimming and fun in the sun! Now, no backyard BBQ is complete without some tasty finger foods and appetizers. Even though they’re simple to make and serve, your flavors can still impress. Here are two recipe ideas to try this summer using Eggland’s Best Eggs.

These are a totally unique spin on your traditional bruschetta by mixing and matching two delicious and nutritious recipes from EgglandsBest.com.

Right off the bat you'll probably noticed something different with these - they're both topped with Eggland’s Best eggs! It’s super tasty of course, but it also provides superior nutritional benefits compared to ordinary eggs. In fact, Eggland’s Best eggs now contain six times more Vitamin D and more than double the Vitamin B12 compared to ordinary eggs! They’re also now an excellent source for B2 and B5. For a nutritional powerhouse that’s versatile and satisfying, Eggland’s Best eggs are a great choice.

The Italian Style Bruschetta is super easy and is perfect for an appetizer at any party. Here's what you need to know!

Prep Time: 2 min Cook Time: 0 Yield: 1 serving

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Eggland's Best Peeled Hard-Cooked Egg

  • 1 slice Italian Bread

  • 1 roasted red pepper, sliced

  • 1/4 cup arugula

  • Drizzle with balsamic glaze

PREPARATION:

1. Toast 1 slice of Italian bread.

2. Lay in order - arugula, roasted red peppers, and Eggland's Best Hard-Cooked Peeled egg.

3. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and enjoy!

While bruschetta may be an Italian classic, we’re changing it up with this next guacamole inspired recipe: Guacamole Bruschetta

Prep Time: 2 min Cook Time: 2 min Yield: 1 serving

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Eggland's Best Peeled Hard-Cooked Egg

  • 1 slice Italian Bread

  • 1/2 avocado, mashed

  • 1 tablespoon cherry tomtatoes, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon red onions, chopped

  • lime juice, to taste

  • salt and pepper to taste

PREPARATION:

1. Toast 1 slice of Italian bread.

2. Meanwhile, mash 1/2 avocado and mix in cherry tomatoes, red onions, and lime juice.

3. Spread guacamole mixture over toasted Italian bread.

4. Top with sliced hard cooked egg and add salt and pepper to taste.

I’d even add some hot sauce for a little kick!

These two quick, easy, and delicious recipes are perfect for summertime and also pack a nutritional punch. You can find these recipes and more at EgglandsBest.com and have a blast celebrating the summer with good friends and great food!

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