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15 Dishes That Taste Better With An Egg On Them

There's a whole lot of good a decent chef can do with an egg. Cheap, packed full of nutrients and versatile as James Milner, they're far too nice a food just to be eaten for breakfast.

Here are 15 excellent foods immediately improved by sticking something yolky on there.

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    In a hamburger

    There's bacon and eggs, and then there's burger and eggs. All the meaty goodness, balanced out with the sweet calming flavour of the yolk.

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    With Avocado

    The nice brunch stalwart and a constant Instagram mainstay, a fried egg in an avocado is a nice way to look like you have your life together while you secretly beat a hangover.

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    In your ramen

    Watch as the egg's golden centre oozes out into your liquidy broth and try not to add your drool.

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    With peppers for a Turkish breakfast

    You haven't lived until you've tried menemen - that's Turkish scrambled eggs served with peppers, onions and tomato. Served heartily with big chunks of bread, it's one to kick your hangover into touch. 

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    Salsa

    Add a fried egg to some chopped onions, cucumber and some red chilli. Fresh and funky.

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    On your pizza

    Crack an egg on your pizza as it nears cooking and kid yourself that it's healthy.

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    With your asparagus

    No excuse for not eating your greens here.

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    In a meat pie

    Scotch egg pie. Yes.

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    As a side to your steak.

    Steak and eggs is the classic strongman breakfast of choice. It also makes for a king's dinner. Funny that. 

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    In your soup

    Egg drop soup is the height comfort food. Whisk some eggs in quickly with some chicken stock and forget your troubles. Add noodles if you're feeling fancy.

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    In your toast

    Call it eggy toast, call it sunshine bread, call it whatever. Appreciate it for what it is - happiness with a bit of bread.

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    With a whole load of tomatoes and Greek yogurt

    North African dish Shakshouka is an easy to make, tangy delight. Get the recipe here and head to Flavour Town - population: you.

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    With your crepe

    If you make it anywhere near as photogenic as that, well done.

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    With a Croque Madame

    Yes, an egg to top off a ham & cheese sandwich. Egg-cellent

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    In your curry

    Take the edge off the spice levels with some egg-laden goodness.