TikTok-Famous Pesto Eggs Are the Easiest Way to Upgrade Your Breakfast

And they look like a $15 dish.

If your standard egg routine has become a little dull, there's an easy way to breathe new life into your breakfast, and it only takes one ingredient: pesto. Chances are, there's a half-used jar of the stuff sitting in your fridge right now.

Pesto eggs have gotten a whole lot of praise on the internet lately, proving this tasty trend might not just be a flash in the pan. Using only two inexpensive ingredients, this trick is so easy and practical, you won't believe you didn't think of it yourself.

Pesto, with its high oil content, replaces the need for any additional cooking fat in your frying pan, but also adds amazing flavor to your standard dish. No matter if you're a scrambled, sunny-side-up, or over-medium kind of egg-eater, this hack can work for you.

Here's How to Make Pesto Eggs

Simply drop a dollop of pesto (store-bought or homemade, doesn't matter) into a nonstick skillet and smooth it around until the entire pan has a light coating. Heat over medium until the pesto starts to bubble slightly, then drop in your eggs. Depending on how you like them cooked, you can put the lid on the pan as they sizzle away, or gently flip them over with a spatula to cook both sides. Regardless of your style, I wouldn't recommend making over two eggs at a time to prevent overcrowding.

Bam — pesto-infused eggs that taste just as fresh and flavorful as they look. Eat them alone, or build a breakfast sandwich with bacon and white Cheddar. Or throw them onto a piece of toast loaded with avocado or ricotta. Don't forget a sprinkle of salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. In just about 5 minutes, you've created a restaurant-worthy dish that might cost you $12+ at Sunday brunch.

For more ways to creatively use up your Costco-sized jar of pesto, check out these flavorful recipes.

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