How to Reheat Scrambled Eggs

Eggs are a part of a healthy diet. Although eggs received a bad reputation for a while because of high cholesterol, eggs have more nutritional benefits than health risks. Eggs are high quality complete proteins that contain all nine essential amino acids. Eggs have the distinction of being one of the only foods that naturally contain vitamin D. Scrambled eggs are a good choice for healthy breakfast and can be reheated relatively easy in the microwave.

You can reheat scrambled eggs to enjoy in a variety of dishes.
Credit: George Doyle/Stockbyte/Getty Images

Step 1

Store any leftover scrambled eggs in the refrigerator until you are ready to use them. This will prevent any bacteria from growing.

Step 2

Place the leftover scrambled eggs in a microwave safe dish. Sprinkle a little bit of water on the eggs to prevent them from drying out while cooking.

Step 3

Cook for 20 seconds on high. Check your scrambled eggs to see if they are hot. If they are still cold, cook another 20 seconds and check again.

Step 4

Eat your reheated scrambled eggs as soon as they are warm enough. You can eat the scrambled eggs plain or add with vegetables or cheese. Cooked eggs should not sit out for more than 2 hours.

Things You'll Need

  • Microwave safe bowl

  • Water

  • Scrambled eggs


Eggs should be reheated to 165 degrees Fahrenheit before consuming.

Load Comments

Copyright © 2019 Leaf Group Ltd. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the LIVESTRONG.COM Terms of Use , Privacy Policy and Copyright Policy . The material appearing on LIVESTRONG.COM is for educational use only. It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. LIVESTRONG is a registered trademark of the LIVESTRONG Foundation. The LIVESTRONG Foundation and LIVESTRONG.COM do not endorse any of the products or services that are advertised on the web site. Moreover, we do not select every advertiser or advertisement that appears on the web site-many of the advertisements are served by third party advertising companies.