Have you ever tried Just Egg? It’s not actually made from eggs. Instead, its primary ingredient is mung beans, which create a light and fluffy egg texture! You can use it in any recipe that calls for eggs! Here are 20 of my favorite Just Egg Recipes!
Just Egg is sold in grocery stores nationwide. It comes in a yellow bottle and is sold beside regular egg products. This is not a powder product or made from soy, making it a great option for those with allergies. If you are looking for an alternative to the standard chicken egg, that is vegan-friendly, this is it!
It’s an egg-free substitute that you can use to create vegan breakfast recipes such as scrambles, vegan quiche, and French toast. It can also be added to baked goods to bind the ingredients together and help them become moist and fluffy. I’ve used this ingredient in several recipes on the blog, and today I’m sharing 15 of my favorites with you!
❓ Just Egg FAQS
The ingredients in Just Egg, (a liquid vegan egg replacement) is made primarily from mung beans. It is packaged in a yellow container and sold beside other eggs and egg products in the grocery store’s refrigerated section. It comes in liquid form (much like egg-beaters) and is yellow. Just Egg is not made from It should always be stored in the refrigerator.
Mung beans are a legume that are high in protein and antioxidants. It is mainly grown in East, South, and Southeast Asia. They are either sold as sprouts or dried beans.
They have a slightly sweet flavor.
Yes, you can easily substitute this product in baking recipes that otherwise call for eggs. They are excellent at binding ingredients together and giving baked goods a light and fluffy texture.
Three tablespoons of Just Egg is equivalent to one serving. It is a relatively small serving size, and I often use at least six tablespoons to prepare a single omelet. It contains 70 calories, 5 grams of fat, 0 grams of saturated fat, 0 mg of cholesterol, and 1 gram of carbohydrates per serving.
At this time, the typical cost of this product is $4.99. However, the price can vary depending on where you buy it and whether or not it’s on sale. One container has eight servings. It is more expensive than a 12-count carton of regular eggs.
After opening the container, it will last for up to 7 days in the refrigerator.
Yes, you can freeze this product to use for later or freeze the recipes that you use this product for up to 3 months.
Yes, you can microwave this eggy mixture to cook a scrambled egg.
You can find this product at many grocery stores. I’ve seen it at Target, Whole Foods, and you can even buy it on Amazon.
I’ve written a complete article about the ingredients in Just Egg. In brief, it is made from mung bean protein isolate, expeller pressed canola oil, dehydrated onion, natural flavors, potassium citrate, gellan gum, natural turmeric extractives, tapioca syrup solids, salt, sugar, and natural carrot extractives. While it is entirely plant-based, it is essential to note that there are preservatives.
Now that you know everything you need to prepare recipes using Just Egg, it’s time to get creative in the kitchen!
🍳 20 Just Egg Recipes
This Just Egg Omelette is ready in 10 minutes and stuffed with veggies! It’s a light and fluffy, savory breakfast!
This simple breakfast or brunch Just Egg Quiche uses a plant-based egg substitute with a gluten-free crust to create a light and fluffy filling with fresh herbs and spring vegetables! Use any vegetables in this recipe, such as mushrooms, tomatoes, or asparagus.
Vegan spanakopita triangles are made with crisp buttery phyllo dough and filled with chopped spinach and vegan feta cheese!
Southern-style corn pudding is a classic recipe made vegan using vegan butter and Just Egg.
Vegan Egg Muffins by Zardy Plants
Flavorful, filling, and fluffy, these Vegan Egg Muffins are fantastic for meal prep. With tomatoes, spinach, and red bell pepper, these muffins are packed with nutrients!
Vegan Breakfast Burrito by Serene Trail
Cheesy, hearty, and fully plant-based, this vegan breakfast burrito is a great way to kick off your day! Served with vegan meats, and a simple scramble wrapped in a flour tortilla, it will soon become your favorite way to start the day!
Vegan Breakfast Bagel Sandwich by The Urben Life
The Ultimate Vegan Breakfast Bagel Sandwich comes together with fluffy plant-based egg, dairy-free cheese, sliced tomato, and smashed avocado.
Veggie Loaded Breakfast Casserole by Fresh Fig
This Veggie Loaded Breakfast Casserole is the BEST vegan breakfast casserole! It is loaded with good-for-you veggies, full of delicious flavor, and bursting with healthy plant-based ingredients.
Vegan Fried Rice by Quiet Kitchen
Vegan fried rice is simple, satisfying, and perfect for weeknights when you’re craving a flavorful, healthier option than take-out.
Jamaican Vegan Bread Pudding by Make it Dairy Free
This vegan bread pudding is full of flavor! Soft and tender bread pieces are baked with a simple vegan custard.
Just Egg French Toast by Chelsea Peachtree
Enjoy Just Egg French Toast with homemade cinnamon apple compote and drizzled with sweet maple syrup.
Vegan Egg and Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich by My Pretty Brown Fit
This breakfast sandwich is completely plant-based. With vegan bacon, a buttery dairy-free biscuit, and melty vegan cheese. This is one show-stopper of a sandwich!
Vegan and Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Muffins by Fearless Dining
These chocolate chip muffins are full of vanilla flavor and nobody will know they are gluten-free and vegan!
Vegan Tortilla Wrap by The Urben Life
Try this vegan breakfast tortilla wrap for breakfast or lunch. Add some black pepper, and serve with a side of potatoes.
Vegan Southwest Frittata by The Fresh Fig
This Dairy-Free Southwest Frittata is the perfect easy breakfast! Filled with delicious southwest flavors and vegan sausage, this will be a hit! Top with salsa and fresh cilantro!
5 More Just Egg Recipes
- Vegan Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce
- Breakfast Tacos Served with Vegan Cheddar
- Frittatas by Good Food Baddie
- Scrambles by My Quiet Kitchen
- Pancakes by Keeping the Peas
💭 Tips for Using Just Egg
- Use a non-stick pan.
- Add oil or cooking spray to the pan before adding the egg mixture.
- Be patient with the product as it’s cooking in the pan. Don’t scramble it up too much unless you’re making a scramble.
- Be aware of the serving size. One serving is three tablespoons.
- Add black salt or Kala namak to your dishes to give them an eggy flavor.
- Whisk your ingredients, such as onions, vegan cheese, and kale, in a bowl with the liquid eggs before you pour the contents into your non-stick skillet to cook. This will help incorporate the vegetables into the recipe.
- Add a turmeric sprinkle if you want your recipe to be more yellow.
I hope you found some inspiration to start using this fantastic egg substitute in some of your favorite recipes. Please comment below if you have tried any of these recipes or have any other questions. For more family-friendly vegan recipes, follow me on Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook.