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10 Recipes That Celebrate New Dietary Advice By Putting An Egg On It

Good news for egg lovers! Nutrition advice on dietary cholesterol is starting to loosen up.

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, in agreement with the American Heart Association, recommended loosening restrictions on dietary cholesterol*.

The Bottom Line [via the New York Times]:

Eggs are a healthier option than sugary cereals or processed meats. For healthy adults, eating 5 or 6 eggs a week doesn’t raise the risk of heart disease or stroke. The high nutritional quality of eggs—protein, riboflavin, Vitamin B-12, folate, Vitamin D—seem to outweigh any concerns about cholesterol.

To celebrate, how about we put an egg on it? These recipes do it in style.

Huevos d'Elena (aka Huevostadas)

"Delicious and easy. A crispy tostada with a bed of seasoned beef and potato cradle the egg for a tasty, spicy delight. Prepare your eggs anyway you like!" —LEMarr


1101948_Huevos d'Elena (aka Huevostadas)_233643_Photo by lutzflcat

Photo by lutzflcat

Spinach Egg and Pancetta with Linguine

"This is a quick way to get your greens in a tasty pasta. It's simple, but very flavorful. You can substitute spicy salami for the pancetta." —senoritapupnstuff


Spinach, Egg, and Pancetta with Linguine

Photo by photojenny

Spanish Garlic Soup (Sopa de Ajo)

"A wonderfully rustic bread soup with sliced garlic, paprika, and ham; topped with eggs poached in a fragrant, brick-red broth. It's like a steaming bowl of breakfast-for-dinner." —Chef John


Chef John's Spanish Garlic Soup (Sopa de Ajo)

Photo by Chef John

Vegetarian Bibimbap

"Bibimbap is one of my favorite foods on the planet, but I've never tried to make it at home. This recipe is both easy and delicious! I didn't fry the rice, just served the veggies over hot, freshly-cooked basmati." -—Padawan60


Vegetarian Bibimbap

Photo by Holiday Baker

Spaghetti Carbonara II

"A super rich, classic 'bacon and egg' spaghetti dish. Great to serve for company. This recipe also makes an unusual brunch offering." —SABRINATEE


Spaghetti Carbonara II

Photo by abapplez

Island-Style Fried Rice

"Everyone in Hawaii has their own version of fried rice. This is my own version of fried rice that the locals ate in Hawaii." —chen


Island-Style Fried Rice

Photo by ALFANN02

Chef John’s Sausage and Egg Pizza

"You may never eat eggs any other way, and you may never eat pizza any other way again." —Chef John


Sausage and Egg Pizza

Photo by Chef John

Dol Sot Bi Bim Bap

"Dol Sot Bi Bim Bap is Korean for Hot Stone Bowl with Mixed Rice - oh, and vegetables, and meat, and egg. My 'go to' favorite Korean dish, next to haemul pajeon and Bulgogi." —ieetcows


Bi Bim Bap

Photo Credit abex, via Wikimedia Commons

Open-Faced Sandwiches with Arugula Salad

"Eggs and arugula are a delicious combination. This dish is great for brunch!" —Joy


Open Faced Egg Sandwiches with Arugula Salad

Photo by Marianne

Classic Savory Deviled Eggs

"Hard-cooked eggs are stuffed with a creamy blend of mayonnaise, Dijon mustard and rice wine vinegar. Fresh dill and garlic powder add a delightful flavor." —Jsikes


Classic Savory Deviled Eggs

Photo by Holiday Baker

*Read a Q&A with Professor Walter Willett, whose early research helped cast doubt that dietary cholesterol was unhealthy.

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