‘Jammy’ Eggs Are Trending and Here Are 17 Recipes to Try

Feeling like there’s an influx of egg-centric Instagrams popping up in your feed? That’s because “jammy” eggs are the food du jour. A term coined by Bon Appétit, it’s basically just a fancy way of saying “soft-boiled.” (They’re cooked for six and a half minutes, if you want to get technical.) And because we wouldn’t want anyone to feel left out, here are 17 recipes to try for yourself.

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15-minute Garlic Butter Ramen Noodles

Fork, twirl, repeat.

Quinoa Brunch Bowl With Soft-boiled Eggs, Creamy Avocado, Tofu Puffs And Miso Mustard Dressing

For breakfast, lunch or brunch.

Kale Caesar Salad

An updated classic.

Hummus And Veggie Breakfast Bowls

You can even make it ahead of time.

Vegetarian Miso Ramen With Rice Noodles, Roasted Sweet Potatoes And Sesame Broccolini

Slurping is optional (but encouraged).

Garlicky Curried Noodle Soup

A gut-warming bowl that’s ready 20 minutes? Yes, please.

Everything Spice Egg Avocado Yogurt Bowl

Who needs a bagel when you’ve got this?

avocado toast with soft boiled eggs recipe
Salt and Wind

Avocado Toast With Soft-boiled Eggs

A millennial’s dream breakfast, courtesy of Coterie member Aida Mollenkamp.

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Spring Greens Salad With Fennel, Radish And Miso-buttermilk Dressing

Creamy, tangy and crunchy, this hits all the right notes.

Smoked Salmon Platter

Since the eggs are *just* set, they’re easy to eat as finger food.

savory chorizo breakfast bowl recipe
Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Savory Chorizo Breakfast Boils

If you need a reason not to hit snooze…

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savory winter breakfast bowl with sausage swiss chard and soft boiled eggs recipe
A Better Happier St. Sebastian

Savory Winter Breakfast Bowl With Sausage, Swiss Chard, Wheat Berry Oats And Soft-boiled Eggs

Haven’t tried savory oatmeal? Now’s your chance.

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Whole30 Vegetarian Power Bowls

Yep, these eggs are diet-friendly, too.

Cheesy Savory Oatmeal With Crispy Potatoes And Pesto

Crispy potatoes, meet runny eggs.

Bacon Blue Potato Salad With Soft-boiled Eggs

What’s the opposite of sad potluck potato salad? (Spoiler: This is.)

Sesame Roasted Asparagus, Egg And Bacon Salad

The best part: Almost everything comes together in one pan.

Breakfast Caprese With Soft-boiled Eggs


Senior Food Editor

Katherine Gillen is PureWow’s senior food editor. She’s a writer, recipe developer and food stylist with a degree in culinary arts and professional experience in New York City...