70 Egg Recipes That You'll be Making from Morning to Night
Start your morning 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 and omelettes, 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.
Breakfast for dinner, anyone? Eggs Simmered in Tomato Sauce is a photo-worthy entrée that comes together in a snap. 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.
Crustless Ham and Spinach Quiche
Recipe: Crustless Ham and Spinach Quiche
This crustless quiche is a great low-calorie brunch option.
Stewed Tomato Shirred Eggs with Ham Chips
As the tomato sauce bubbles, the eggs poach in the stew to make this morning-to-night dish ready in a snap.
Egg Salad Sandwiches
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.
Recipe: Tomato Carbonara
Brighten up a heavy pasta dish with fresh-from-the-farmers'-market cherry tomatoes.
Tater Tot Breakfast Bake
Recipe: Tater Tot Breakfast Bake
This scrumptious breakfast bake proves that tater tots aren't just for the kids.
Leek-and-Mushroom Grits Frittata
Recipe: Leek-and-Mushroom Grits Frittata
A frittata is an easy slice-and-serve brunch solution for a crowd.
BBQ Bagel Breakfast Sandwich
Recipe: BBQ Bagel Breakfast Sandwich
Let the yolk drip all over in this delightfully messy breakfast sandwich. The addition of pulled pork ensures that this isn't your average bagel sandwich.
Caramelized Onion, Spinach, and Pork Strata
Caramelized onion, spinach, and pork? Sounds like a match made in heaven.
Fried Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Fried Deviled Eggs
In the South, we'll fry just about anything at least once. These Fried Deviled Eggs are a keeper.
Hatch Chile Grits Breakfast Bowl
Recipe: Hatch Chile Grits Breakfast Bowl
This one-bowl meal is loaded with flavor and color. This grits bowl may be meant for breakfast, but we'll be eating it morning and night.
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.
Deviled Egg-Potato Salad
Recipe: Deviled Egg-Potato Salad
Two of our favorite party classics, deviled eggs and potato salad, come together in this all-star Southern fusion.
Molded Egg Salad
Recipe: Molded Egg Salad
Congealed salad is back and better than ever. Make a vintage entrance at the party with this wobbly treat.
Carbonara with Braised Lamb
Recipe: Carbonara with Braised Lamb
Egg yolks form the base of this creamy, cheesy carbonara sauce.
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.
Recipe: Easy Omelette
Every home cook should master the basic omelette recipe. This fool-proof recipe will be a new Saturday morning staple.
Picnic Egg Salad
Recipe: Picnic Egg Salad
Pack up a container of this chunky egg salad and head to the park for a lovely afternoon picnic.
Smoky Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs
Chef Jason Hill of Atlanta’s Wisteria Restaurant combined two Southern standards into one exceptional deviled egg.
Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole
Recipe: Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole
In the fall, we're eating sweet potatoes for breakfast, dinner, and dessert.
Cheesy Sausage-and-Croissant Casserole
Have a box of day-old croissants that are about to go stale? This casserole is your revival solution.
Asparagus and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches
Recipe: Asparagus-and-Goat Cheese Mini Quiches
Our favorite quiche flavor combination, asparagus and goat cheese, in miniature form? We're going all in.
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.
Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
This casserole combines true breakfast favorites—sausage, eggs, Cheddar cheese, and hash browns—in one filling and delicious dish.
Golden Beet-and-Potato Breakfast Bake
Golden beets bring a lovely yellow color to match the golden yolks of this egg skillet.
Recipe: Asparagus Quiche
This classy quiche will be a stellar addition to the brunch spread.
Muffuletta Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Muffuletta Deviled Eggs
This easy appetizer melds the flavors of olives, egg, and salty salami.
Tomato-Herb Mini Frittatas
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.
Easy Chicken Fried Rice
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.
Lemon-Dill Chicken Salad-Stuffed Eggs
This recipe pairs two classics—deviled eggs and chicken salad— to create a burst of flavor in one bite. Fresh dill, parsley, and lemon add a light and zesty kick to the protein-rich hors d’oeuvre.
Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches
Recipe: Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches
These tea sandwiches are the quintessential pick for tearoom lunches. Serve egg salad on whole grain bread slices with fresh watercress.
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 Scrambled Eggs
Creole Shrimp Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Creole Shrimp Deviled Eggs
These deviled eggs have a Creole flavor and are perfect as a Mardi Gras appetizer.
Classic Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Classic Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs never go out of style, and this recipe for Classic Deviled Eggs is one that every Southern cook should master.
Christmas Morning Strata
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.
Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs
Chili, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese combine for a spicy Texas-twist on the traditional appetizer.
Eggs Simmered in Tomato Sauce
Recipe: Eggs Simmered in Tomato Sauce
In this dish, inspired by Middle Eastern shakshuka, crushed tomatoes make a simmer sauce for poaching eggs.
Open-Faced Meatloaf Sandwiches
Recipe: Open-Faced Meatloaf Sandwiches
All the flavor combinations in these meatloaf sandwiches meld nicely, and the over-easy egg topping each sandwich really complements the gravy.
Georgia Peach Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Georgia Peach Deviled Eggs
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.
Shrimp Rémoulade Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Shrimp Rémoulade Deviled Eggs
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.
Creamy Egg Strata
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.
Spicy Ham-and-Eggs Benedict With Chive Biscuits
You’ll jump out of bed for this amazing recipe. A down-home spin on the ever-popular eggs Benedict sandwiched between fluffy Southern-style biscuit halves, it is perfect for company or a casual quiet morning. This dish will please anyone sitting at your table.
Shrimp-and-Grits Eggs Benedict
Recipe: Shrimp-and-Grits Eggs Benedict
Our Test Kitchen thought the popular Lowcountry dish shrimp and grits couldn't be improved. Yet Robert Stehling of Hominy Grill in Charleston put a delicious twist on this recipe using fried grits squares, asparagus spears, and a creamy shrimp sauce.
Caramel-Pecan-Pumpkin Bread Puddings
Make one large dish of pumpkin bread pudding, or serve it in perfectly portioned ramekins for company.
Scrambled Egg Muffin Sliders
Sunny Skillet Breakfast
Recipe: Sunny Skillet Breakfast
Sunny-side-up eggs top off this skillet full of shredded potatoes, bell peppers, and onions.
Pavlova with Lemon Cream and Berries
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.