Cook or bake until a thermometer inserted at the center shows 160° F or a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. You may find it difficult to tell if a knife shows uncooked egg or melted cheese in some casseroles and other combination dishes that are thick or heavy and contain cheese – lasagna, for example.



How do I know if my scrambled eggs are cooked?

Scrambled eggs are solid. After you pour the liquid eggs into the pan, and begin scrambling them, you will see them quickly solidify and dry. When there is no more liquid egg, they are done.

How long does it take for eggs to be fully cooked?

Simply fill a pot with 1–2 inches of water, then insert a steamer basket and heat the water until it boils. Carefully place your eggs in the basket, cover the pot, and steam them for 5–6 minutes for a soft-boiled egg and about 12 minutes for a hard-boiled one.

Why is it important to cook eggs properly?

For maximum health benefits, make sure the egg is fully cooked through. This is because eggs contain biotin, a vitamin that helps your hair and nails become healthier, and your body can only absorb this nutrient if the egg is fully cooked.

Do you have what it takes to cook eggs?

We don’t expect you to be a professional chef, or even an experienced one. With a little knowledge, anyone can cook eggs in any of these ways. All you need is a stovetop, a frying pan or a saucepan and a little determination. If you’ve got these things, you’re more than prepared. So what are the best ways to cook eggs?

How do you cook an egg without flipping it over?

The water method: Add some extra water to your frying pan and then put a lid over it. The water will turn to steam, effectively cooking both the egg and the yolk without having to flip them. What makes the basted egg unique is that it allows you to cook an egg without browning any of the edges.

How long does it take to cook eggs in boiling water?

Cook until the whites are completely set and the yolks begin to thicken but are not hard. For classic poached eggs cooked gently in simmering water, cook until the whites are completely set and the yolks begin to thicken but are not hard, about 5 minutes.