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Here's Why You Should Never Microwave Eggs In The Shell



Microwave-cooking has never been more convenient — but when it comes to eggs, this method can often end in disaster.

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You can cook anything from mug cakes to mac and cheese in your microwave oven, so why not hard-boiled eggs? With access to so many delicious microwave-cooking recipes, you might expect it to be the answer to all your cooking woes. Less clean up and less cooking time means you can get your egg fix even when you're in a pinch... Or so we thought.

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These Cheesy Cauliflower Pizza Cups are just what you need when snack o'clock rolls around!



Makes 6

  • 1/2 cauliflower head
  • 8 eggs for cauliflower mix
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • 4-6 cups shredded cheese
  • 6 slices salami
  • 6 tbsp pizza Sauce



  1. Boil diced cauliflower in salted water until tender.
  2. Blend, then transfer to mixing bowl.
  3. Mix in 2 eggs, pepper and 2 cups of shredded cheese
  4. Share the cauliflower mixture out between 6 ramekins, forming little cups
  5. Add 1 cup of shredded cheese
  6. Bake for 25 min at 375°F
  7. Add a slice of salami, a tbsp of pizza sauce, and one raw egg to each ramekin
  8. Top with cheese and return to oven for 7 min at 375°F
  9. Serve, and enjoy!

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