How to Cook Eggs in Bacon Grease: The Easy Trick For Better Tasting Eggs

eggs made with bacon grease

Whenever you order scrambled eggs at a restaurant, they’re fluffy and delicious, but when you try to make them at home, they always taste sort of meh.  

That’s because you haven’t been using one key ingredient—which is quite possibly already on your breakfast plate. For the ultimate weekend treat, it’s time to embrace bacon grease. Here, how to cook eggs in bacon grease...

What You Need:

  • Eggs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Milk
  • A few strips of bacon.

How do I make it? 

Step 1 Beat: 

Whisk three eggs with a sprinkle of salt and pepper and a drop of milk.

Step 2 Cook:

Fry three or four strips of bacon until crispy and set aside.

Step 3 Save Grease:

Rather than discard the leftover bacon grease, use it to coat the bottom of the frying pan.

Step 4 Scramble:

Add your egg mixture to the pan and scramble as usual.

That’s it?

You bet. Just don’t forget about that bacon on the side.

PSA Steaming Your Eggs is Faster Than Hard-Boiling Them

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Freelance Editor

From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.