68 Ways with Farm-Fresh Eggs
Breakfast, brunch, dinner and dessert—we've compiled a list of farm-fresh and easy egg recipes, perfect for any occasion.
Clumsy? Skip the flip, and finish your fried egg under the broiler for 1-2 minutes.
Recipe: The Ultimate Fried Egg Sandwich with BBQ Bacon
Trim away uneven edges for a clean look. Use a paring knife, round cookie cutter, or pizza wheel.
Recipe: Grits Cakes with Poached Eggs and Country Gravy
Ready in 27 Minutes
Dive into this open-face version of a fried egg sandwich. The drizzle of hollandaise sauce and topping of chopped-sun dried tomatoes are the perfect finishing touches.
- Recipe: Fried Egg Sandwiches
Chef Jason Hill of Atlanta’s Wisteria Restaurant combined two Southern standards into one exceptional deviled egg.
Spread cheese to the edge of the warm, bacony grits "crust" to prevent any custard from seeping out while the quiche bakes.
Recipe: Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche
This easy appetizer melds the flavors of olives, egg, and salty salami.
- Recipe: Muffuletta Deviled Eggs
This creative brunch twist is a definite crowd-pleaser. Feel free to fry the eggs in a skillet and add to the just-cooked pizza. Don't worry about shaping a perfectly round pie—embrace the free-form look. Cheesy Mornay Sauce elevates this rustic pizza into a company-worthy pie.
- Recipe: Breakfast Sausage-Egg Pizza
Give these mini frittatas a restaurant finish by topping them with mixed baby greens tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
- Recipe: Tomato-Herb Mini Frittatas
These tea sandwiches are the quintessential pick for tearoom lunches. Serve egg salad on whole grain bread slices with fresh watercress.
Recipe: Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches
This low-lactose breakfast appetizer is filled with sausage or ham and topped with Cheddar cheese.
Deviled eggs never go out of style, and this recipe for Classic Deviled Eggs is one that every Southern cook should master.
Recipe: Classic Deviled Eggs
Liven up egg salad with the distinctive Lowcountry flavor of smoke. (Think hardwood-roasted oysters and pulled pork barbecue.) Serve these also as an open-face afternoon sandwich.
- Recipe: Smoked Egg Salad Toasts
Enjoy the rewarding flavor of Swiss chard and tomato in this crustless pie.
› Recipe: Crustless Swiss Chard Tomato Quiche
Ready in 30 Minutes
Made with fresh thin asparagus and Gouda and Parmesan cheeses, this is the perfect meal for brunch or dinner. Serve with fruit for brunch or with a simple salad for dinner.
- Recipe: Asparagus Frittata
In this dish, inspired by Middle Eastern shakshuka, crushed tomatoes make a simmer sauce for poaching eggs.
Recipe: Eggs Simmered in Tomato Sauce
All the flavor combinations in these meatloaf sandwiches meld nicely, and the over-easy egg topping each sandwich really complements the gravy.
- Recipe: Open-Faced Meatloaf Sandwiches
This casserole combines true breakfast favorites—sausage, eggs, Cheddar cheese, and hash browns—in one filling and delicious dish.
Ready in 25 Minutes
In the amount of time it takes for takeout to be delivered to your door, our homemade Chicken Fried Rice will be on the table and ready to eat.
- Recipe: Chicken Fried Rice
Eggs aren't as sinful as you may think, deviled or not. In fact, they're low in saturated fat and a good source of calcium-friendly Vitamin D. So enjoy these peachy deviled eggs without the guilt.
- Recipe: Georgia Peach Deviled Eggs
Celebrate the beginning of spring by sharing this simple yet delightful breakfast with your family. Top French toast with sliced strawberries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar.
This dressed-up banana pudding features bananas caramelized in brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon.
- Recipe: Caramelized Banana Pudding
Baking mix forms a bread-like crust in this quiche with a kick. Shredded cheese and canned green chiles make preparation less time-consuming without sacrificing any flavor.
- Recipe: Chiles Rellenos Quiche
- Recipe: Shrimp-and-Grits Eggs Benedict
Make one large dish of pumpkin bread pudding, or serve it in perfectly portioned ramekins for company.
This juicy peach pudding recipe is perfect for a picnic or patio outdoor setting. Serve warm or cold with icecream.
- Recipe: Buttermilk Peach Pudding
Let Creamy Egg Strata be the star of your next brunch. Made with Swiss and Parmesan cheese, this creamy egg dish is worth waking for.
- Recipe: Creamy Egg Strata
Ready in under an hour, these spicy shrimp bites are simple to make but packed with flavor. You'll love this unique twist on deviled eggs with shrimp, spicy Creole mustard, and lots of garlic.
Recipe: Shrimp Rémoulade Deviled Eggs
Strawberry glaze is the secret to this cake’s colorful swirl. Serve with a side of lightly sugared sliced strawberries and whipped cream.
This quiche-like pie uses two of summer’s showstoppers— tomatoes and basil–mixed with gooey mozzarella, and egg for a combination of savory and sweet. This dish is perfect for an afternoon brunch or lunch outdoors.
- Recipe: Ham-and-Tomato Pie
Chili, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese combine for a spicy Texas-twist on the traditional appetizer.
Recipe: Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs
Sunny-side-up eggs top off this skillet full of shredded potatoes, bell peppers, and onions.
Recipe: Sunny Skillet Breakfast
You don't have to be a professional to make Pavlova with Lemon Cream and Berries. Assemble the elegant berry dessert just before serving; you can make the meringue up to two days ahead and store it in an airtight container.
These deviled eggs have a Creole flavor and are perfect as a Mardi Gras appetizer.
- Recipe: Creole Shrimp Deviled Eggs
- Recipe: Banana Pudding Cheesecake
Whip up this easy zucchini dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
- Recipe: Zucchini-Onion Frittata
Flat-leaf parsley, chives, and mint add a fresh, pretty finish to this tasty dish.
Recipe: Caramelized Onion Quiche
- Recipe: Amaretto-Almond Pound Cake
This typical breakfast taco incorporates lightly crushed tortilla chips along with a mixture of eggs scrambled with diced tomatoes, chopped jalapeño peppers and onion. Sprinkle with reduced-fat Mexican four-cheese blend just before serving.
Recipe: Migas Tacos
Don't let the thought of poaching eggs scare you. Serve traditional Eggs Benedict for your Easter celebration brunch.
- Recipe: Traditional Eggs Benedict recipe
This chocolate pudding is everything you dream of—chocolaty rich, silky smooth, and light on calories!
- Recipe: Chocolate Pudding
Serve this egg-based dish for breakfast or add spinach to make an easy weeknight meal.
This classic recipe has a rich, soufflé-like texture without the hassle. The result is an impressive side dish the entire family will love.
- Recipe: Tee's Corn Pudding
Sunny-side up or sliced boiled eggs would work just as well as poached eggs for this dish you've got to try.
Just when we thought make-ahead breakfasts couldn't get any easier! This reader-inspired recipe starts with frozen Texas toast and assembles in about 15 minutes. After assembling, simply chill for at least 4 hours and bake.
- Recipe: Italian Bread Pudding
Mix quick-cooking brown rice with crisp, sautéed snap peas, green onions, and matchstick cut carrots for this fast Asian dish. With fried egg and soy sauce, it has all the flavor of a restaurant rendition without the cost. Add precooked chicken for a quick and easy one-dish meal.
- Recipe: Veggie Fried Rice
Creamy Brie cheese combines with the fresh flavors of onion, bell pepper, and potatoes in this hearty casserole.
- Recipe: Brie-and-Veggie Breakfast Strata
Wake up your taste buds with this mouthwatering omelet for breakfast, or for a satisfying supper, serve it with a simple green salad and bread.
- Recipe: Cajun Omelet
For an easy breakfast, fill a pita pocket with egg whites and melted cheese.
› Recipe: Cheesy Egg Scrambler
You can adapt this gravy to your family's specific taste, but homemade chicken or turkey stock is a must.
Recipe: Old-Fashioned Giblet-Egg Gravy
Offer pizza for breakfast by topping an English muffin with pizza sauce and cheesy scrambled eggs.
These spicy deviled eggs, stuffed with mayo, mustard, cumin, and pickled jalapeños and topped with cilantro, are sure to please anyone who loves a bit of heat.
Recipe: Spicy Southwestern Deviled Eggs
This is the best of both worlds – deviled eggs kissed with smoky chopped pork. One of our favorite make-ahead tips: place yolk filling in a zip-top plastic bag, and the egg white halves in another container (especially handy if taking to barbecue). When you’re ready to fill egg white halves, simply snip a corner of the zip-top plastic bag and pipe away.
Recipe: Barbecue Deviled Eggs
Hearty, not heavy, is key in this Italian dish. Serve immediately for the best flavor.
- Recipe: Country Ham Carbonara
Can't decide between waffles or eggs for breakfast? Have both! You can substitute deli ham or country ham for the prosciutto.
- Recipe: Waffles Benedict
The day before serving, combine the first 4 ingredients; cover and chill. Boil eggs, peel, and slice; cover and chill. Slice the tomatoes and toast the bread just before assembling the sandwiches. Cut the toasted bread slices with a cutter for a dazzling presentation.
- Recipe: Tomato-Egg Sandwiches
A heavenly marriage of cheesecake and custard, Caramel-Cream Cheese Flan is sent to the table with effortless style. Sugar is caramelized in a cake pan on the stovetop and then cooled and baked beneath a creamy layer of custard. After chilling, the hardened caramel melts, covering the top and sides of the inverted flan.
- Recipe: Caramel-Cream Cheese Flan