Menu Enter a recipe name, ingredient, keyword...

Ran Out Of Eggs? 11 Quick Substitutes To Use In All Your Recipes


There are many reasons why you might not be able to use an egg in your recipe. Here are 10 ways you can work around that! 

© Getty Images

Flax Seed

Flax seed is rising in popularity due to its health benefits, but it's also an easy way to replace an egg. Flax does have a hint of nuttiness so it would work best in recipes that call for grain or oatmeal or in savory items. Take 1 tablespoon of ground flax seed (you can grind it in the coffee grinder) and mix it with 3 tablespoons of water—this is equivalent to one egg. Let set for 10 minutes. Then it's ready to use!

More steaming articles

Chef Tips and Tricks

VIDEO: Cheesy Cauliflower Pizza Cups

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!

Comment on this article