34 Egg Recipes That You'll be Making from Morning to Night

The Ultimate Fried Egg Sandwich with BBQ Bacon
Photo: Photo: Alison Miksch

Start your day sunny-side up with these egg recipes! Every good morning starts with a good breakfast, and eggs are a staple in our breakfast repertoire. Scrambled, poached, baked, or fried, there are so many ways to prepare eggs. While we love time-tested staples like quiches, we're also venturing outside the box with some unique ways to cook with eggs. Try incorporating those farm-fresh eggs into a creative breakfast casserole that will feed a crowd, like our Breakfast Enchiladas or Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole. Or instantly upgrade your bagel sandwich with the addition of a fried egg, the yolk dripping attractively into the bread's crevices. From deviled eggs to egg salad, there's plenty of proof that eggs should not be confined to the breakfast category. These recipes are so versatile, you'll be cooking eggs morning and night.

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Crustless Ham and Collard Greens Quiche

Crustless Ham and Spinach Quiche
Antonis Achilleos

Recipe: Crustless Ham and Collard Greens Quiche

This crustless quiche is a great low-calorie brunch option.

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Egg Salad Sandwiches

Egg Salad Sandwiches
Jen Causey

Recipe: Egg Salad Sandwiches

You can never go wrong with classic egg salad sandwiches. Serve these bites at the tea party or pack them for an on-the-go lunch.

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Tomato Carbonara

Tomato Carbonara
Alison Miksch; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Recipe: Tomato Carbonara

Brighten up a heavy pasta dish with fresh-from-the-farmers'-market cherry tomatoes.

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Tater Tot Breakfast Bake

Tater Tot Breakfast Bake
Jennifer Causey

Recipe: Tater Tot Breakfast Bake

This scrumptious breakfast bake proves that tater tots aren't just for the kids.

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Leek-and-Mushroom Grits Frittata

Leek-and-Mushroom Grits Frittata
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Recipe: Leek-and-Mushroom Grits Frittata

A frittata is an easy slice-and-serve brunch solution for a crowd.

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Caramelized Onion, Spinach, and Pork Strata

Caramelized Onion, Spinach, and Pork Strata
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Torie Cox; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke

Recipe: Caramelized Onion, Spinach, and Pork Strata

Caramelized onion, spinach, and pork? Sounds like a match made in heaven.

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Fried Deviled Eggs

Fried Deviled Eggs
Micah A. Leal

Recipe: Fried Deviled Eggs

In the South, we'll fry just about anything at least once. These Fried Deviled Eggs are a keeper.

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Spinach-and-Broccoli Breakfast Bread Pudding

Spinach-and-Broccoli Breakfast Bread Pudding
Southern Living

Recipe: Spinach-and-Broccoli Breakfast Bread Pudding

Bread pudding may be a fan-favorite dessert, but it's oh-so-easy to turn savory. Example A: our Spinach-and-Broccoli Breakfast Bread Pudding.

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Deviled Egg-Potato Salad

Deviled Egg Potato Salad
Antonis Achilleos

Recipe: Deviled Egg-Potato Salad

Two of our favorite party classics, deviled eggs and potato salad, come together in this all-star Southern fusion.

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Molded Egg Salad

Molded Egg Salad
Jennifer Causey

Recipe: Molded Egg Salad

Congealed salad is back and better than ever. Make a vintage entrance at the party with this wobbly treat.

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Breakfast Biscuit Sandwich with Sausage, Egg, and Cheese

Breakfast Biscuit Sandwich with Sausage, Egg, and Cheese
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Recipe: Breakfast Biscuit Sandwich with Sausage, Egg, and Cheese

No morning is complete without warm, fresh biscuits. Bake the eggs in a sheet pan for an easy way to feed a crowd.

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Picnic Egg Salad

Picnic Egg Salad
Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Cat Steele

Recipe: Picnic Egg Salad

Pack up a container of this chunky egg salad and head to the park for a lovely afternoon picnic.

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Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole

Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole
Victor Protasio

Recipe: Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole

In the fall, we're eating sweet potatoes for breakfast, dinner, and dessert.

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Cheesy Sausage-and-Croissant Casserole

Cheesy Sausage-and-Croissant Casserole
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Cheesy Sausage-and-Croissant Casserole

Have a box of day-old croissants that are about to go stale? This casserole is your revival solution.

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Asparagus and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches

Asparagus and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe: Asparagus-and-Goat Cheese Mini Quiches

Our favorite quiche flavor combination, asparagus and goat cheese, in miniature form? We're going all in.

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Breakfast Enchiladas

Breakfast Enchiladas
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe: Breakfast Enchiladas

Who says enchiladas are just for dinner? You and your entire family won't be able to resist this decadent breakfast casserole. It's flavored with bold Mexican flavors, like fresh red bell peppers, salsa verde, fresh cilantro, and chopped avocado. The cheese sauce comes together with only six ingredients, and helps take this crowd-pleasing casserole to the next level in flavor and fill. Remove eggs from stovetop while they're still a bit wet; they'll finish cooking in the oven. To make this a day ahead, go through Step 2; cover and chill the casserole. Let stand at room temperature about 20 minutes before baking.

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Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

Recipe: Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

This casserole combines true breakfast favorites—sausage, eggs, Cheddar cheese, and hash browns—in one filling and delicious dish.

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Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus Quiche
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

Recipe: Asparagus Quiche

This classy quiche will be a stellar addition to the brunch spread.

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Muffuletta Deviled Eggs

Muffuletta Deviled Eggs
Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Recipe: Muffuletta Deviled Eggs

This easy appetizer melds the flavors of olives, egg, and salty salami.

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Tomato-Herb Mini Frittatas

Tomato-Herb Mini Frittatas
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Tomato-Herb Mini Frittatas

These mini frittatas work for simple weekday breakfasts, but can be spruced up and individually plated for more formal occasions. By transferring the ramekins from the bottom baking sheet to the middle rack during the last few minutes of cooking time, you'll give the frittatas a crispy golden brown layer of cheese on top. Give them a restaurant finish by topping them with mixed baby greens tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. No ramekins on hand? This recipe can also be adapted for a large frittata – simply pour the egg mixture into a 13x9 baking dish and bake for about 20 minutes longer.

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Easy Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell

Recipe: Easy Chicken Fried Rice

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.

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Scrambled Egg and Crêpe Casserole

Scrambled Egg and Crêpe Casserole
Photo: Iain Bagwell

Recipe: Scrambled Egg and Crêpe Casserole

Homemade crêpes, baked ham, and cheese sauce join forces for this twist on classic Gentleman's Casserole. Once you master the savory herb crêpe, you'll have tons of garnish options. Don't let the thin pancake's reputation scare you – crêpes don't take chef-level skills. Choose a plain wheat flower, and do not try to flip it as you would a pancake. Simply tilt the pan in all directions after pouring the batter. This blend of breakfast basics – scrambled eggs, breakfast ham, green onions, and cheese sauce – is a new take on traditional flavor. If you have leftover crêpes, wrap them around smoked salmon, vegetables, and cream cheese for another breakfast option for guests.

Video: How to Make The Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

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Basic Deviled Eggs

basic deviled eggs
Southern Living

Recipe: Basic Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs never go out of style, and this recipe is one that every Southern cook should master.

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Christmas Morning Strata

Christmas Morning Strata
Southern Living

Recipe: Christmas Morning Strata

Christmas morning just got a lot more cheery. Sausage, egg, and cheese are baked into a casserole to create a family-friendly breakfast.

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Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs

Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs (90s)
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe: Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs

Chili, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese combine for a spicy Texas-twist on the traditional appetizer.

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Creamy Egg Strata

Brunch for a Crowd Creamy Egg Strata
Iain Bagwell

Recipe: Creamy Egg Strata

A strata is similar to quiche and frittatas. It's a mixture of eggs and cheese baked in a baking dish, with cubed bread coated in butter serving as a base. This Creamy Egg Strata uses half of a French bread loaf, cubed and drizzled with melted butter. A mixture of Parmesan cheese and Swiss cheese pack a sharp punch, and dry white wine and chicken broth create an added layer of savory flavor. Let Creamy Egg Strata be the star of your next brunch. Made with Swiss and Parmesan cheese, this creamy egg dish is worth waking up for. Just make sure you chill it for 8 to 24 hours so the bread has a chance to soak up the flavors.

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Zucchini-Onion Frittata

Zucchini-Onion Frittata
Southern Living

Recipe: Zucchini-Onion Frittata

Whip up this easy zucchini dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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Savory Ham-and-Swiss Breakfast Pie

Brunch for a Crowd Savory Ham and Swiss Breakfast Pie
Southern Living

Recipe: Savory Ham-and-Swiss Breakfast Pie

A homemade crust made from grits makes this memorable pie a one-of-a-kind dish that your family will request over and over again. Which won't be a problem – it's so easy to make, and maintains its savory flavor after reheating! After the creamy grits crust is set, the cheesy egg filling can be easily customized to fit your family's unique preferences. We added garlic, Swiss cheese, ham, and green onions – try breakfast sausage and Parmesan for a variation. Serve this egg-based dish for breakfast with fruit, or add spinach and Italian sausage to make an easy weeknight meal, served with a light side salad.

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Spicy Southwestern Deviled Eggs

Spicy Southwestern Deviled Eggs

Recipe: Spicy Southwestern Deviled 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.

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Barbecue Deviled Eggs

Barbecue Deviled Eggs Recipe

Recipe: Barbecue 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.

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King Ranch Breakfast Strata

King Ranch Breakfast Strata
Southern Living

Recipe: King Ranch Breakfast Strata

This is the ultimate make-ahead breakfast casserole. For the best results, assemble it the night before. The next morning, pour the remaining milk over top, and knock off the chill by letting it stand 45 minutes before baking.

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Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche

Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche
Photo: Alison Miksch

Recipe: Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche

Spread cheese to the edge of the warm, bacony grits "crust" to prevent any custard from seeping out while the quiche bakes.

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The Ultimate Fried Egg Sandwich with BBQ Bacon

The Ultimate Fried Egg Sandwich with BBQ Bacon
Photo: Alison Miksch

Recipe: The Ultimate Fried Egg Sandwich with BBQ Bacon

Clumsy? Skip the flip, and finish your fried egg under the broiler for 1-2 minutes.

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