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12 Ways Egg Whites Can Lighten Up Your Meal

They're not just for desserts.

Egg whites are one of those amazing ingredients that can completely transform your food. Whether it's for breakfast or dessert, egg whites can lighten up a dish like nothing else. Depending on the consistency you're going for, you can whip whites into soft or hard peaks, or you can simply substitute them in for yolks, no whipping necessary. Even replacing a few eggs with egg whites can lighten up a dish enormously.

While people often think of egg whites for desserts, they're also really great in savory recipes as well. Here are 12 recipes made lighter with egg whites.

(And if you need a handy tool to help you separate the whites from the yolk, this "Yolk Fish" is the most adorable egg separator we've ever seen.)

1
Egg White Quiche with Leeks, Spinach, Mushrooms and Feta
Katheryn's Kitchen via Food52
2
Broccoli and Blue Cheese Souffle
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3
Baked Jalapeño Poppers
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4
Skinny Low-Yolk Egg Salad
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5
Spring Frittata with Asparagus, Peas and Pancetta
Ishita via Food52
6
Egg Drop Soup
Marcus Samuelsson
7
Chorizo and Egg White Breakfast Burrito
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8
Chicken Francese - Lightened Up
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9
Spinach & {Mostly} Egg White Quiche
Love and Cupckaes
10
Eggplant Parmesan
Two Peas And Their Pod
11
Tomato And Cheese Souffle
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12
Broccoli and Cheese Mini Egg Omelets
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