Eggs With Truffle Oil: 15 Recipes You Can Do Right Now

Are you looking for a way to improve the flavor of your morning meals?

I understand—believe me! I get just as tired of normal fried or scrambled eggs as you do, and I’m often looking for a way to make my breakfast taste a little bit better.

Did you know truffle oil is an amazing way to do just that?

I’ve been a big fan of truffle oil eggs for a couple of years now, and I’m happy to report that there are a ton of different ways you can make these two ingredients work well for you. Whether you’re looking for fried eggs, poached eggs, or scrambled eggs truffle oil is a great ingredient to add to the mix to give your breakfast a lot more flavor than you could ever imagine.

But what makes eggs with truffle oil so special, anyway?

Eggs are a comfort food that reminds many of us of our childhoods or warm cozy mornings with a hearty breakfast. There’s something equally comforting about the rich, savory flavor of truffle oil, too. When the two ingredients are combined, whether on their own or with a lot of other delicious food items, the result is really something special.

So, are you ready to learn about making truffled eggs a part of your morning meal? Let’s get started!

What is Truffle Oil?

Truffle oil is a popular ingredient you’ve probably heard of if you’ve been paying much attention to recent trends in cooking. It’s been touted by a lot of chefs as one of their favorite new ingredients, while others have sworn it off entirely, claiming it to be a problematic option that doesn’t do much for cooking. Although you might have heard some bad things about truffle oil, you can use it in your dishes easily when you understand a little bit more about it.

The controversy behind truffle oil revolves around what it is made out of. Less expensive types of truffle oil are comprised entirely of chemical ingredients which are added to a low-quality olive or canola oil to give it a flavor that mimics that of a truffle. With these types of oils, there is nothing “truffle” about them. They contain no actual truffle whatsoever, and they, in fact, are full of unwanted additional chemicals that many people choose to avoid in their food altogether.

Real truffle oil should always contain real truffles as one of the main ingredients on the label. If it doesn’t say that the truffle oil was made with actual black or white truffles, then it isn’t real and you should stay away from it in your cooking. A nice mid-range truffle oil shouldn’t cost you too much, but it will still be made with real truffle, which helps you save a little money without having to sacrifice the quality of your ingredients in the meantime.

A very high-quality truffle oil should be made with extra-virgin olive oil, to begin with. This oil is then infused with pieces of truffle meat and skin cut from actual black or white truffles that were, for whatever reason, not sold whole at the truffle market. Many times, these truffles might have been too small to fetch a high price on truffle markets, or they might have been harvested at the wrong time of year or from the wrong location for them to be worth a lot of money. In these instances, the truffles are sliced and sent to be used in items like truffle oil, truffle salt, and more.

To be sure you have a really nice truffle oil, look for pieces of the truffle still in the bottle. The oil shouldn’t be swimming with truffle bits, but there should be a few settled into the bottom of the bottle to prove that real truffles were actually used in the creation of the oil. This is a great way to tell you’re working with a good quality ingredient.

Tips and Tricks for Making Truffle Oil and Egg Recipes

Cooking with truffle oil might seem like it’s going to be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be! When you follow these tips and tricks for creating truffle oil and egg recipes, you shouldn’t have any trouble working with these ingredients to create a delicious dish you’ll want to show off right away.

  • Choose a good truffle oil. When you prepare your eggs truffle oil is a delicious addition to your meal, but it’s easy to want to buy a cheap version. See the section above for more detail about how to pick a good quality truffle oil.
  • Choose hen’s eggs for most recipes, unless otherwise stated. Although some recipes can be interchangeable, the cooking times may vary quite a lot if you opt to work with a different type of egg. Some recipes may call for quail or duck eggs, however, so pay attention to the specific ingredients for each.
  • Remember that a little truffle oil goes a long way. If you’re using a high-quality truffle oil with real truffle ingredients, you won’t need much to get the flavor of truffles throughout your dish. However, if you really love the taste, don’t be afraid to add more whenever you see fit.
  • You don’t always have to cook truffle oil for it to be a great ingredient. In many recipes, the oil is simply added in during the final stages of cooking to give your food a punch of flavor. However, in other recipes, it is mixed into the ingredients and cooked throughout. Both options are great, and you can have fun experimenting with truffle oil however you like.
  • Anytime you cook with eggs, the softer you make them, the better they’ll be! Even if you like very well done fried eggs, be sure to cook eggs according to the directions in the recipes listed below. The softness of a medium or lightly cooked egg combined with the savory flavor of truffle oil is an incredible experience.

1. Fancy Truffle Eggs

Put together this recipe for a simple but very impressive truffle egg dish you’ll be able to make in no time.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: 2


  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 dozen eggs
  • 4oz grated white cheddar cheese
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp white or black truffle oil
  • 12 cleaned sea scallops
  • 12 slices crispy fried bacon
  • 3 tbsp butter


1. Whisk cream, eggs, and half of the cheese in a large mixing bowl.

2. Add salt and pepper to taste.

3. Drizzle in truffle oil; add more if you feel like it needs more flavor.

4. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the scallops.

5. Heat a large skillet to medium and melt 1 tbsp butter in the pan.

6. Add scallops to the pan. Sear for 3 minutes per side to form a crust.

7. Heat another skillet to medium and melt remaining butter.

8. Pour egg mixture into a second skillet and scramble for 3 minutes. Be sure eggs are still a little bit runny and soft.

9. Plate with a large spoonful of eggs topped with three scallops. Lay three strips of bacon over the scallops and top with remaining cheese.

10. Serve.

2. Truffled Scrambled Eggs

This is another popular, simple recipe that’s sure to put a smile on your face as soon as you take the first bite!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: 2


  • ¼ cup and 2 tbsp mineral water
  • 1 dozen eggs
  • Ground pepper and sea salt to taste
  • 6 tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped chives
  • 2 tsp white truffle oil
  • 12 slices toasted brioche bread


1. Whisk eggs and water together in a small mixing bowl.

2. Place a small pot of water on the stove and heat to boiling, then reduce to a simmer. Place a large stainless steel bowl over the water without allowing the bowl to touch the water. This forms a double boiler.

3. Melt 2 tbsp butter in the stainless steel bowl over the double boiler.

4. Add eggs and cook gently on low for 5 minutes or until the eggs start to set.

5. Add remaining butter a small piece at a time.

6. Cook and stir eggs and butter slowly and gently, scraping the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula, until eggs are cooked and soft.

7. Sprinkle over salt and pepper and drizzle with truffle oil.

8. Serve eggs over the brioche and topped with the chives.

3. Deviled Truffle Eggs

Surprise your friends and family at the next big party with this easy truffle deviled egg recipe.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: 3


  • 1 dozen eggs, hard-boiled
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp truffle oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste


1. Carefully peel all eggs, being careful not to damage the whites as much as possible.

2. Halve eggs lengthwise.

3. Remove yolks and place in a mixing bowl. Arrange white on a platter and chill, covered, in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.

4. Mash yolks until smooth with a fork, then add sour cream, mayonnaise, salt, and truffle oil.

5. Combine well until the mixture is completely smooth.

6. Add salt and pepper to taste as desired.

7. Pour mixture into a pastry bag and pipe filling into each egg white half evenly.

8. Sprinkle with sea salt and cracked black pepper to garnish, if desired.

9. Chill for at least 20 minutes, then serve.

4. Egg White Scramble

For a healthier take on the popular truffle oil scrambled eggs, try this alternative recipe instead.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: 2


  • 2 whole eggs
  • 10 egg whites
  • Soft goat cheese to taste
  • Black truffle oil to taste
  • Sea salt to taste
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • 2 tbsp butter


1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, and egg whites until well combined.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium and melt 2 tbsp butter in the skillet.

3. Add the egg mixture and let stand, cooking for 2 minutes without disturbing.

4. Carefully stir and fold with a rubber spatula for about 4 minutes or until egg is soft but cooked.

5. Remove from heat and top with goat cheese and drizzle over truffle oil.

6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

7. Serve.

5. Creamy Truffle Eggs

If you prefer your scrambled eggs with truffle oil to have a little more creaminess to them, this recipe is sure to please.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: 2


  • 2 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • ½ tsp butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp white truffle oil
  • Truffle salt to taste


1. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs until very frothy.

2. Add a pinch of truffle salt and whisk again.

3. Heat a skillet to medium-high heat and melt butter in the skillet.

4. Slowly drizzle cream into the eggs and whisk again to combine thoroughly.

5. Pour egg mixture into skillet and let stand to cook for 1 minute without stirring.

6. Stir and cook with a rubber spatula until eggs are fluffy and cooked through.

7. Sprinkle over more truffle salt.

8. Serve.

6. Avocado Scramble

Add avocado to the mix with this fun and exciting twist on the classic truffle eggs.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: 2


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp buttermilk
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste
  • ½ pitted and sliced avocado
  • 1 tbsp black truffle oil
  • 4 tbsp ricotta cheese


1. Heat a heavy-bottomed pan over medium-low and melt butter.

2. In a small bowl, whisk eggs together with pepper, salt, and buttermilk.

3. Be sure melted butter completely coats the pan, then pour the egg into the pan.

4. Push egg mixture toward the center of the pan with a rubber spatula, letting the runny, uncooked part of the mixture cover the bottom of the pan.

5. Repeat this process until the egg mixture has been cooked enough to hold ingredients.

6. Add truffle oil and ricotta cheese and stir to mix well.

7. Cook for a few minutes until cheese softens, then add avocado.

8. Add additional salt and pepper as needed.

9. Cook until eggs are fluffy and soft but done all the way through.

10. Serve.

7. Poached Truffle Egg and Toast

This recipe gives you an easy way to incorporate poached eggs into your morning routine, even if you’re in a hurry.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: 3


  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 tsp truffle oil
  • 4 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8 slices ciabatta bread
  • Olive oil


1. Brush both sides of each slice of bread with olive oil.

2. Heat a skillet to medium on the stovetop and crisp bread in the skillet for 30 seconds per side.

3. Sprinkle toast with salt and set aside.

4. Boil 4 cups of water in a large saucepan with a heavy bottom.

5. Add vinegar and ½ tsp salt to the water.

6.    Turn heat to low and let simmer.

7. Break an egg into a small, shallow cup or dish, then slide it carefully into the water.

8. Repeat with the other seven eggs.

9. Cook eggs in boiling water for 7 minutes or until whites are just firm.

10 Remove eggs with a slotted spoon and then place on top of the slices of toast.

11 Sprinkle with salt and drizzle over truffle oil.

12. Top with Parmesan and serve.

8. Truffle Omelet

With this recipe, you can make a delicious, fluffy omelet with an incredible truffle flavor in every bite.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: 3


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 8oz sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tsp white truffle oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil


1. Heat a skillet over medium and add olive oil to coat the bottom of the pan.

2. Add mushrooms and cook for a couple of minutes, stirring once or twice.

3. Roughly break or chop spinach, then add to the skillet with the mushrooms.

4. Cook until spinach begins to wilt, then add truffle oil and toss well to coat.

5. Whisk eggs in a small bowl and then pour over vegetable mixture in the skillet.

6. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

7. Cook omelet until it begins to firm well on one side, then flip and cook the other side the same way.

8. Fold over and serve.

9. Asparagus and Egg

If you love the taste of poached eggs and want something healthier to eat them over other than toast, try this delicious recipe for a change!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: 3


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 8 eggs
  • 6 tbsp rice vinegar, divided
  • ½ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 3 tbsp black truffle oil
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh chives


1.  Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Wash asparagus.

3. Place asparagus on a baking sheet, being careful not to stack them on top of each other.

4. Drizzle with 3 tbsp olive oil and season with salt and black pepper.

5. Cook on the center rack of the oven for 10 minutes.

6. Set aside when asparagus has finished roasting.

7. Place 1 inch of water in each of two skillets and heat over medium until simmering.

8. Turn to low to keep the water at a low simmer.

9. Add 3 tbsp vinegar to each skillet with water.

10. Crack eggs gently into a small cup or shallow bowl, then slide each one into the simmering water one at a time. Cook 4 eggs in each skillet.

11. Cook eggs for 3 minutes until whites begin to set.

12. Remove eggs with a slotted spoon one at a time and serve on top of a few pieces of asparagus each.

13. Top with grated cheese and chives.

14. Drizzle over truffle oil.

15. Serve.

10. Deviled Egg with Bacon

Deviled truffle eggs are always a hit at any party or with any weekend meal. Try this variation with bacon included for a rich flavor you’ll never forget.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: 4


  • 8 pieces of crispy cooked bacon
  • 1 dozen eggs
  • 3 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 5 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp white truffle oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp chives, chopped finely
  • Paprika for garnish


1. If eggs are chilled in the refrigerator, let them stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes before working with them.

2. Cover eggs with enough water to cover by about one inch in a large pot.

3. Bring eggs to a rolling boil over high heat.

4. Cover and remove from heat.

5. Let eggs stand for 13 minutes, then dunk in an ice bath for 10 minutes.

6. Peel eggs and cut in half lengthwise.

7. Remove yolks carefully and place in a small mixing bowl.

8. Place egg whites on a tray.

9. Mash egg yolks together with mustard, bacon, mayonnaise, chives, truffle oil, cayenne pepper, and salt. Stir until thoroughly mixed well.

10. Pour egg mixture into a piping bag or a sealable zipper bag and snip off the end.

11. Pipe mixture into each egg white half.

12. Sprinkle over paprika to garnish.

13. Serve.

11. Soft Boiled Truffle Egg

Sometimes you just need a nice soft boiled egg to help get your morning started right. With this recipe, you can add a little truffle oil and enjoy a unique breakfast easily.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: 3


  • 2 eggs
  • Mushroom salt to taste (or truffle salt, if you prefer)
  • Truffle oil to taste
  • Toast points


1. Let a small pan filled halfway with water stand until the water reaches room temperature.

2. Add both eggs to the water, then cook over high heat for 7 minutes.

3. Toast bread and slice into strips while eggs are cooking.

4. Carefully peel the top from the soft boiled eggs and scoop eggs into an egg cup.

5. Drizzle truffle oil over each egg to taste.

6. Sprinkle mushroom salt over each egg to taste.

7. Serve with toast points for dipping.

12. Truffled Duck Eggs

If you have your hands on some nice duck eggs, try this recipe for an even richer flavor with your truffle oil.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: 3


  • 10 spears of asparagus
  • 2 duck eggs
  • Canola oil
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp black truffle oil
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese to taste


1. Bring a pot of well-salted water to a boil.

2. Blanche asparagus in boiling water for 1 minute, then remove and dunk in an ice bath for a few seconds.

3. Drain well and pat dry with a paper towel.

4. In two separate skillets, heat 1 tsp of canola oil until hot and shimmering.

5. Crack eggs into skillets and fry until whites are just starting to brown.

6. Pour half of the cream into one skillet and the other half in the other skillet.

7. Drizzle eggs with truffle oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

8. Season asparagus with salt and pepper and additional truffle oil if you choose.

9. Lightly blacken asparagus under your oven’s broiler for a few minutes while eggs are cooking.

10. Serve asparagus topped with eggs.

13. Truffle Duck Egg Noodles

This is a simple recipe that makes for an incredible brunch. Serve it with a mimosa and you’re sure to have a hit meal!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: 4


  • 1 pound fresh ricotta cheese
  • 4 duck eggs
  • 4 spring onions, trimmed and halved
  • Black truffle oil to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Butter
  • 1 pound fresh pasta


1. Salt a pot of water and bring it to a boil.

2. Meanwhile, melt 2 tbsp butter in a large skillet over medium.

3. Cook the onions and ¼ tsp salt well in this skillet, stirring often.

4. Let onions cook for about 15 minutes to brown and crisp thoroughly.

5. Remove onions and melt 1 tbsp more butter in the skillet.

6. Fry the duck eggs to your desired doneness in the buttered skillet.

7. Add pasta to boiling water and cook until al dente. Drain.

8. Toss pasta with a little more butter and portion between four bowls.

9. Top with fresh ricotta, crisped onions, and one duck egg each.

10. Season with salt and pepper.

11. Drizzle with truffle oil well.

12. Serve.

14. Bruschetta Truffle Quail Eggs

Quail eggs are a unique and popular ingredient that tend to pop up in classy restaurants now and then. Make your own at home with this recipe.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: 3


  • 1 loaf of white bruschetta
  • 1 dozen quail eggs
  • 1 bunch trimmed and sliced small asparagus
  • Truffle oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Add 3 cups of water to a saucepan and bring to a boil.

2. Add quail eggs and boil in water for 2 minutes 30 seconds.

3. Remove with a slotted spoon and dip quail eggs into an ice bath. Drain and set aside.

4. Add asparagus to the still-boiling water and cook for 1 minute.

5. Remove asparagus with a slotted spoon as well and dunk into the ice bath. Drain.

6. Slice bruschetta and place on a baking sheet until a heated oven broiler.

7. Grill for 3 minutes to toast.

8. Drizzle truffle oil over hot toasted bruschetta.

9. Very gently crack and peel quail eggs, then slice in half.

10. Top each piece of bruschetta with three pieces of asparagus and half a quail egg.

11. Top with salt and pepper to taste, and additional drizzles of truffle oil if desired.

12. Serve.

15. Quail Scotch Eggs

Enjoy an incredible dish of Scotch eggs made with truffle oil when you try this recipe.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: 4


  • 6 quail eggs
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 2 tsp truffle oil
  • Sea salt and ground white pepper to taste
  • 7oz sausage, ground
  • 2 hen’s eggs
  • 3.5oz panko bread crumbs
  • 3.5oz all-purpose flour
  • Vegetable oil for frying


1. Set a bowl of ice water aside for dunking the quail eggs.

2. Fill a large pot halfway with water and bring to a boil.

3. Gently add quail eggs to water and boil for 2 minutes.

4. Remove eggs with a slotted spoon and dunk into the ice bath, then drain and set aside.

5. Peel very carefully and gently.

6. Combine sausage in a large mixing bowl by hand with thyme, salt, pepper, and truffle oil.

7. Separate sausage into 6 equal portions, and then flatten each by hand.

8. Wrap each quail egg gently in the sausage mixture, forming a tight cover.

9. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 5 minutes in the refrigerator.

10. Meanwhile, whisk 2 hen’s eggs together in a small bowl.

11. Portion flour and panko onto two plates.

12. Dip each Scotch egg into the flour, the hen’s eggs, and the panko.

13. Dip again in hen’s egg and panko. Be sure to coat the sausage with panko very well.

14. Heat vegetable oil in a wok, a deep skillet, or deep fryer to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

15. Fry eggs for 3 minutes in the hot oil.

16. Let drain, then serve.


There are so many different, delicious ways to make truffle oil eggs, it’s hard to know where to get started! However, I’ve got a couple of recommendations here to help you choose the direction you might take when you first learn how to make these excellent meals.

For my favorite take on simple truffle eggs, I recommend the Truffled Scrambled Eggs. This gives you an excellent starting point for learning how to work with truffle oil along with eggs, and it provides you all the intense and delicious flavors you’re looking for without including a lot of other complicated ingredients. Best of all, it doesn’t take too long to complete, so you can even make it on a work day if you’re in the mood for a fancy start to your morning!

On the other hand, if you’re looking for something a little more elaborate to try your hand at, go with the Quail Scotch Eggs. Although this recipe can be created with hen’s eggs, it tastes amazing and has a little bit of a country flair when you incorporate quail eggs instead. You’re sure to love the way the truffle oil combines with the other ingredients to make this recipe absolutely pop.

Whichever one of these fifteen incredible recipes you choose to try, you’ll be happily surprised by the amazing flavors you can expect when you work with eggs and truffle oil together. Pick your favorites, grab a bottle of your best truffle oil, and head to the kitchen. It’s time to start cooking!

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