Can you make scrambled eggs in the oven?

In this article, we will answer the question “Can you make scrambled eggs in the oven?”, and how to make scrambled eggs in the microwave?

Can you make scrambled eggs in the oven?

Yes, you can make scrambled eggs in the oven. In fact, it is a great choice if you have guests over and cater to all of them the perfectly cooked scrambled eggs. While the eggs bake in the oven, you can prepare the toppings. 

Toppings are a creative field. You can make endless variations by playing with the toppings of baked scrambled eggs. For a rich and creamy consistency, you can add cottage cheese or cream cheese. For meat, you can add diced bacon, cooked veggies, fresh or dried herbs, or salad dressings.

How to make scrambled eggs in the oven?

Ingredients 

  • ½ cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 24 eggs
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons salt
  • 2 ½ cups milk

Instructions 

  1. Preheat the oven at 350℉ for 15-20 minutes.
  1. Grease a  glass 9×13 inch baking dish with melted butter. You can either use a brush for this purpose or just spread it around with your fingers.
  1. In a bowl, whisk the eggs until fluffy and light in color. Then stir in the milk and sprinkle some salt and pepper. At this point, you can go ahead and add some cubes of cream cheese or a dollop of cottage cheese. 

This will make the eggs more creamy. If you like, you can add a scoop of pesto or salsa to the egg mixture for a bold flavor. Pour the egg mixture into the greased baking dish.

  1. Slide the uncovered dish into the oven and bake for 10 minutes or until the eggs sit.
  2. After 10 minutes, scramble and stir the eggs using a spatula. Bake for another 10-15 minutes.
  1. Empty the baking dish into the serving dish. Top the baked scrambled eggs with grated cheese and/or herbs. Serve warm and enjoy.

Nutrition information 

Servings Per Recipe: 12

Calories 236Fats 18.6g
Protein 14.3gCholesterol 396.4mg
Carbohydrates 3.2gSodium 651.3mg

Can you make scrambled eggs in the microwave?

Yes, you can make scrambled eggs in the microwave. Microwaving scrambled eggs is the quickest way to make a healthy and hearty breakfast. You can customize the below-given recipe by adding your favorite add-ons and toppings. 

How to make scrambled eggs in the microwave?

Ingredients 

  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • Pepper, as per taste

Instructions 

  1. Lightly grease a microwave-safe container (e.g. mug, ramekin, or egg cooker) with some oil.
  1. In a bowl, crack the eggs and whisk until fluffy and light in color. Then stir in the milk and sprinkle some salt and pepper.
  1. Pour this egg mixture into the microwave-safe container. At this point, you can stir in any add-ons of your choice like meat, shredded cheese, herbs, etc.
  1. Cover the container with plastic wrap while keeping it slightly open, if you choose to work with a mug or ramekin. If using an egg cooker, line its base using the lid to cover the notches. Fix it in place by rotating it. 
  1. Pop the container in the microwave and cook on medium-High (70% power) for 1 minute and 30 seconds to 1 minute and 45 seconds. 

These time and power settings are for a 1000-watt microwave oven. Cooing times change with the wattage, the consistency of the final product, and the cavity size of the oven.

  1. Stir the eggs after the first 30 seconds or after they start to set. Then stir often afterward to promote even cooking.
  1. Remove the container from the microwave, cover it and allow it to rest for about 1 min or 30 seconds. 

Nutrition information 

Servings Per Recipe: 2

Calories 141 Fats 9.3g 
protein12.1g Cholesterol 329.8mg
Carbohydrates 2.1gSodium 281mg

How to make scrambled eggs with oat milk?

Ingredients 

  • 6 eggs
  • 8 soup spoons of Oat Milk
  • Green onion
  • Salt to taste 
  • Pepper to taste 

Instructions 

  1. In a bowl, whisk the eggs and stir in the oat milk and bell pepper. Sprinkle some salt and pepper.
  1. Heat some butter or oil in a skillet until it foams. Then reduce the heat to low or medium-low. Make sure the pan is thoroughly greased with the fat.
  1. Pour the egg and oat milk mixture into the heated pan and let it sit for a few seconds. Then scramble the eggs until just slightly undercooked.
  1. Serve warm and enjoy!

Conclusion

In this article, we answered the question “Can you make scrambled eggs in the oven?”, and how to make scrambled eggs in the microwave?

References

https://www.incredibleegg.org/recipes/cooking-lessons/oven-scramble-eggs/
https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/57459/oven-scrambled-eggs/
https://www.eggs.ca/recipes/basic-microwave-scrambled-eggs
https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/272293/fluffy-microwave-scrambled-eggs/
https://cookpad.com/us/recipes/11960874-oat-milk-scrambled-eggs

Hi, I am Charlotte, I love cooking and in my previous life, I was a chef. I bring some of my experience to the recipes on this hub and answer your food questions.