Eggs and Rice: Who Doesn't Like Breakfast For Dinner?

img_0273

Do you every have those nights where you’re just too tired to cook? Want something quick and easy? How about craving breakfast for dinner? Tonight just happened to be one of those nights. Having a busy day at work, I wanted something quick and easy for dinner but filling enough that the kids wouldn’t say, “I’m hungry” an hour later. So I looked in the cupboard and found some rice, cooked according to directions, made a little bit of bacon and fried some eggs. I never would have thought about having fried eggs and rice 10 years ago. I would have had the fried eggs and bacon for dinner but never would have imagined the rice with the eggs.

It happened when I met my husband. He took me on a camping trip up here in the Sierra Foothills, where his grandparents used to own property.  My husband’s grandparents sold their property to a young couple, who allowed us to come up during the summer. One day we were visiting and the man who owned the property, Ken, was eating his meal. Didn’t think anything about it until I looked down and saw he was eating fried eggs over rice. The eggs were cooked medium-well so the yolk was running over the rice. I thought to myself, I can’t believe he’s eating that. A year later, I was trying to come up with a meal that was quick, easy and filling. I had enough rice in the house to feed an army and eggs so I thought to myself, okay, let’s try this. So I made the rice and cooked fried eggs to go with it. Our family has been eating this meal ever since. You can serve it with bacon; salsa or we even add a little chili sauce.

If you have tried this meal for dinner or even breakfast and would like to share your creative meal, post a comment. I’d love to hear your creative meal ideas.

Advertisement


Related Posts

Homemade Spinach, Ham and Hashbrown Quiche

Homemade Spinach, Ham and Hashbrown Quiche

Raising chickens, we always seem to have an abundance of fresh farm eggs in our fridge. So I’m always trying to figure out what recipes I can make to stock our freezer or to add a quick dish to our…

Mini Eggsters:A Fun Breakfast For Kids!

Mini Eggsters:A Fun Breakfast For Kids!

Here’s a fun breakfast for kids that’s quick, healthy, easy to make and a perfect size for those little hands! Over the weekend, I saw one of those cooking infomercials on a cooking device that can…



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*


%d bloggers like this: