The next time someone asks you how you would like your eggs cooked, you might want to say, "Pestoed!" The latest viral food trend to take over TikTok is comprised of eggs cooked in pesto sauce, and it looks eggs-tra delicious. If you haven't seen this tasty dish pop up on your "For You" page, you might be wondering how to make TikTok's pesto eggs — and the answer is really quite simple.
The recipe only requires two main ingredients that you could probably guess for yourself: pesto and eggs. By frying up your eggs in pesto sauce rather than your typical cooking oil, you get this flavorful way of eating eggs that TikTokers are putting on things like avocado toast and burgers. Some users are even getting creative with this pesto egg hack by making stuffed pesto egg peppers and pesto eggs on waffles. The flavor combo is so great that you'll be wanting to put pesto eggs on everything yourself.
If you're a big fan of pesto, try out this pesto egg hack from TikTok. You just need to decide on which dish to try first. Any of these nine pesto egg dishes on TikTok are great place to start. Just don't forget to snap a good foodie pic or TikTok video of your dish, so you can im-pesto all of your friends.
There's nothing cheesy about your love of pesto eggs — unless you're thinking about making some cheesy pesto eggs. This recipe from TikToker @simplelifepleasures involves heating up some bread with mozzarella on top in the oven before you start to making your pesto eggs. When your eggs are ready, add them on top of your bread for a delicious and cheesy snack.
Most TikTokers have been making their pesto eggs sunny side up, but you can enjoy your eggs however you like. Scramble them, fry them over easy, or roll them up with cheese like TikToker @thekoreanvegan. In a pan, @thekoreanvegan fries up some eggs with cheese in pesto sauce and slowly rolls them up like a burrito as they cook. With a rolled up cheesy pesto egg ready to go, add to some bread with tomatoes and arugula for the most beautiful sandwich you've ever seen.
You'll love this flavor combo a waffle lot. Instead of some toast, TikToker @courto3 uses a waffle, because "waffle's gonna change the game." With your pesto egg on a waffle, it gives you that perfect sweet and savory combo — the best of both worlds. Serve this up at your next roomie brunch with some mimosas and fresh fruit.
Adding a fried egg to a burger is always a great choice, but a pesto egg is even better. This tutorial from TikToker @thisisplanetfood shows you just how to assemble a pesto egg burger with red pesto, bacon, and halloumi cheese. If you're wanting to make your backyard BBQ this summer a standout, you might want to add this burger to the menu.