71 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.
The Ultimate Fried Egg Sandwich with BBQ Bacon
Clumsy? Skip the flip, and finish your fried egg under the broiler for 1-2 minutes.
Asparagus, Spring Onion, and Feta Quiche
This elegant breakfast classic is full of fresh spring ingredients. Garnish with flat leaf parsley for a winning presentation.
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.
Creamy Baked Eggs with Herbs and Bacon
Make this savory one pan dish a complete meal and serve with toasted bread and a leafy green side salad.
Grits Cakes with Poached Eggs and Country Gravy
Trim away uneven edges for a clean look. Use a paring knife, round cookie cutter, or pizza wheel.
Fried Egg Sandwiches
Recipe: Fried Egg Sandwiches
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.
Smoky Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs
Chef Jason Hill of Atlanta’s Wisteria Restaurant combined two Southern standards into one exceptional deviled egg.
Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche
Muffuletta Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Muffuletta Deviled Eggs
This easy appetizer melds the flavors of olives, egg, and salty salami.
Breakfast Sausage-Egg Pizza
Recipe: Breakfast Sausage-Egg Pizza
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.
Watch: Breakfast Sausage-Egg Pizza
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.
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.
Egg and Cheese Breakfast Bites (low-lactose)
This low-lactose breakfast appetizer is filled with sausage or ham and topped with Cheddar cheese.
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.
Smoked Egg Salad Toasts
Recipe: Smoked Egg Salad Toasts
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.
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
Crustless Swiss Chard Tomato Quiche
Enjoy the rewarding flavor of Swiss chard and tomato in this crustless pie.
Recipe: Asparagus Frittata
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.
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.
Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
This casserole combines true breakfast favorites—sausage, eggs, Cheddar cheese, and hash browns—in one filling and delicious dish.
Easy Chicken Fried Rice
Recipe: Easy Chicken Fried Rice
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.
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.
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.
Croissant French Toast With Strawberry Syrup
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.
Caramelized Banana Pudding
Recipe: Caramelized Banana Pudding
This dressed-up banana pudding features bananas caramelized in brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon.
Chiles Rellenos Quiche
Recipe: Chiles Rellenos Quiche
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.
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.
Buttermilk Peach Pudding
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.
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.
Scrambled Egg Muffin Sliders
Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Strawberry glaze is the secret to this cake’s colorful swirl. Serve with a side of lightly sugared sliced strawberries and whipped cream.
Recipe: Ham-and-Tomato Pie
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.
Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Tex-Mex Deviled Eggs
Chili, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese combine for a spicy Texas-twist on the traditional appetizer.
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.
Creole Shrimp Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Creole Shrimp Deviled Eggs
These deviled eggs have a Creole flavor and are perfect as a Mardi Gras appetizer.
Banana Pudding Cheesecake
Recipe: Banana Pudding Cheesecake
This sinfully sweet dessert is the perfect blend of fresh bananas, creamy cheesecake, and crunchy vanilla wafers.
Recipe: Zucchini-Onion Frittata
Whip up this easy zucchini dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Caramelized Onion Quiche
Recipe: Caramelized Onion Quiche
Flat-leaf parsley, chives, and mint add a fresh, pretty finish to this tasty dish.
Amaretto-Almond Pound Cake
Recipe: Amaretto-Almond Pound Cake
Perfect with your afternoon tea, the Amaretto-Almond Pound Cake is soaked in a hot amaretto glaze, giving it a delicious flavor.
Recipe: Migas Tacos
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.
Traditional Eggs Benedict
Recipe: Traditional Eggs Benedict recipe
Don't let the thought of poaching eggs scare you. Serve traditional Eggs Benedict for your Easter celebration brunch.
Fried Soft-Shell Crabs Benedict
Recipe: Chocolate Pudding
This chocolate pudding is everything you dream of—chocolaty rich, silky smooth, and light on calories!
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.
Lemon Curd Pound Cake
Tee's Corn Pudding
Recipe: Tee's Corn Pudding
This classic recipe has a rich, soufflé-like texture without the hassle. The result is an impressive side dish the entire family will love.
BLT Benedict with Avocado-Tomato Relish
Sunny-side up or sliced boiled eggs would work just as well as poached eggs for this dish you've got to try.
Classic Chess Pie
Olive Oil-Fried Eggs
Italian Bread Pudding
Recipe: Italian Bread Pudding
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.
Veggie Fried Rice
Recipe: Veggie Fried Rice
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.
Brie-and-Veggie Breakfast Strata
Recipe: Brie-and-Veggie Breakfast Strata
Looking to feed a crowd? This sourdough bread based strata serves 8-10 brunch guests. We promise you won’t have leftovers. Creamy Brie cheese combines with the fresh flavors of onion, bell pepper, and potatoes in this hearty casserole. Add breakfast sausage or cubed honey ham to up the protein and add more flavor. Make sure you prepare the entire casserole the night before you plan to serve it, so the bread has time to absorb into the eggs, milk, and oil, and cheese. Just pop it in the oven the next morning and bake for 45-50 minutes. Serve with sweet berries for a balanced meal.
Recipe: Cajun Omelet
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.
Cheesy Egg Scrambler
Recipe: Cheesy Egg Scrambler
For an easy breakfast, fill a pita pocket with egg whites and melted cheese.
Old-Fashioned Giblet-Egg Gravy
Recipe: Old-Fashioned Giblet-Egg Gravy
You can adapt this gravy to your family's specific taste, but homemade chicken or turkey stock is a must.
Scrambled Egg and Mozzarella Breakfast Pizza
Basic 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.
Barbecue Deviled Eggs
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.
Country Ham Carbonara
Recipe: Country Ham Carbonara
Hearty, not heavy, is key in this Italian dish. Serve immediately for the best flavor.
King Ranch Breakfast Strata
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.
Recipe: Waffles Benedict
Can't decide between waffles or eggs for breakfast? Have both! You can substitute deli ham or country ham for the prosciutto.
Grits-and-Greens Breakfast Bake
Recipe: Tomato-Egg Sandwiches
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.
Caramel-Cream Cheese Flan
Recipe: Caramel-Cream Cheese Flan
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.