Eggs are such an incredibly versatile ingredient. They’re a great source of protein; they’re loaded with nutrients (like vitamin A, vitamin B12, folate, selenium, calcium, and zinc to name a few). Contrary to popular belief, they almost always make no difference to blood cholesterol levels, in spite of being naturally high in cholesterol, and they also contain all of the essential amino acids that humans need! Amazing!
But do you sometimes feel like you are in a bit of an egg rut, relying on the same egg recipes time and time again until you are no longer enchanted by the marvelous ingredient that is the egg? That would be such a shame, so we’ve selected 50 egg recipes that are sure to re-inspire you in your egg cookery! From zucchini fritters to high-protein pancakes, jazzed-up deviled eggs, egg-topped pizzas, cheesy casseroles and more, these recipes are all delicious, so scroll on to discover the 50 ways to cook an egg — you won’t regret it!
Just four ingredients and you’re good to go with these tasty fritters!
This cauliflower is a healthy take on the takeout favorite that will leave you satisfied without feeling greasy and weighed down.
This is an interesting combination. If you’ve never tried ginger in your scrambled eggs, this is a must. Feel free to adjust the jalapeño to your liking.
Dr. Josh Axe
Add a bit of avocado to your deviled eggs for a creamy, healthy, and delicious take on a much-loved egg dish.
Here’s a salad recipe that combines two classics — the BLT and Caesar salad — into one tasty and nutritious recipe.
A simple spaghetti with egg, smoky bacon, and Parmesan cheese, this recipe makes for an easy and totally delicious weekday dinner or fantastic brunch recipe.
Asparagus and a fried egg is definitely a winning combination. The addition of dill takes it to the next level in this light and seasonally springy dish.
The beauty of these protein-packed baked egg cups is that they are very simple to put together, and they don’t require an exact ingredient list. Once you have the essentials, you can experiment with whatever you have around the house, making every breakfast with these cups different and fun.
This one-sheet meal is sure to satisfy for any meal of the day. Top this Tex-Mex inspired dish with avocado, sour cream, or hot sauce for an extra kick of flavor.
This traditional French dish is simple but decadent — baked simply with cream and served with lovely crusty bread!
These aren't just any pancakes; they're made with clean, all-natural ingredients and are extremely delicious!
In this recipe, potatoes are stuffed with a delicious combination of sausage, cheese, and egg. Topped with pico de gallo and perhaps some sour cream, what could go wrong?
This tasty drink is a specialty from Hanoi, Vietnam, that is similar to a zabaglione with the egg adding a good dose of protein to the sweet and bitter coffee — a perfect pick-me-up!
These healthy lentil and egg bowls are ready in 30 minutes, so they are perfect for busy weeks!
Make your own soothing and comforting egg drop soup at home in no time at all.
If you are looking for an easy recipe that will feed a crowd and satisfy everyone’s appetite, look no further. This casserole, filled with three different types of cheese and served with a light salad, is totally delicious!
Top your pizza with a delicious egg for a creamy treat (that also adds a nice bit of protein).
Loaded sweet potatoes full of egg, bacon, and cheese? Yes please!
Switch up your regular hollandaise sauce for this delicious brown butter turmeric one!
Spicy arugula, hearty spinach, and rainbow chard are sautéed until tender with spring garlic, and then topped with sunny-side-up eggs. Serve with toast to sop up the creamy egg yolks.
This frittata loaded with egg white, Greek olives, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, rosemary, spinach, and feta cheese is full of lovely, satisfyingly savory flavors.
Make this breakfast braid for your next brunch gathering to satisfy any gluten-free needs. Don’t worry, even gluten-lovers will enjoy this recipe!
This recipe uses spicy piri piri sauce. You can easily use a store-bought version, but if you want to make your own, click here for the simple and delicious recipe.
A grilled breakfast pizza is a perfect way to start the day! What a treat! You can add your favorite toppings, but the béchamel with the egg is an absolute must — creamy, rich, and delicious.
Don't have time to hard-boil your egg on the stove? Nuke your eggs to hard-boiled perfection!
These flour- free crêpes are wonderful — fill them up with anything imaginable, from cheese and vegetables to sliced ham, sausage, or whatever you have in the fridge.
Devilled eggs are the retro appetizers that just won’t go out of fashion. It’s partly because they are so delicious and easy to make, especially in your Instant Pot using the “Pressure Cook” function, or with another multi-cooker.
A nice piece of bruschetta is an elegant way to start a meal. The traditional way to make bruschetta is to rub slices of grilled bread with garlic and top it with chopped tomatoes, olive oil, salt, and balsamic vinegar. This recipe calls for hard-boiled eggs, roasted red peppers, and arugula to boost the flavor of this Italian classic.
Here’s a classic British brunch dish featuring smoked trout and boiled eggs and lightly flavored with curry. Don’t knock it till you try it — it’s really, really good!
Add some indulgence to your breakfast sandwich by filling it with lobster! Enjoy this for any meal of the day.
This breakfast pie is perfect for all levels of pizza lovers. The great thing about mini pizzas is that everyone gets to add their favorite toppings
Feed a group, enjoy a picnic, or meal prep your way to success with these perfectly portable mini quiches!
Adding zucchini to traditional shakshuka makes this vegetarian supper super filling. For a tasty twist, serve each portion over a big slice of bread to let the tomato and egg liquid soak into it. You can also save any leftover sauce to top scrambled eggs or toss with pasta.
Cooking mushrooms with garlic, thyme, and red wine will make you feel as if you’re creating a luxurious French dish, but what results is a flavorful, healthy burger topped with a fried egg and a truffle, Parmesan, and arugula mixture. Oh, and, the mayonnaise-mustard-ketchup condiment is not to be overlooked either.
Made in 20 minutes, these open-faced sandwiches are great for when you're short on time.
Ditch the frying pan and use a sheet pan instead for this tasty recipe, which takes all the effort out of making these tasty potato-nests.
You won’t need any excuse to make these fluffy and delicious biscuits that are stuffed with scrambled eggs and prosciutto.
The ideal breakfast is full of protein that will keep you full throughout the morning, as well as nutrient-rich veggies that will keep energy high and serve as natural metabolism boosters. This easy-to-prepare frittata has the best of both worlds, and even better is the addition of bone broth protein.
Waffle your biscuits and turn them into the perfect vehicle for scrambled eggs and sausage patties!
Another British classic! This Scotch egg recipe is out of this world — crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, and perfect for a picnic!
Save yourself the hassle of making super fancy-egg Florentine by making this super-simple microwaveable version.
This easy slab quiche can be served warm or at room temperature and is wonderfully suitable for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or an afternoon snack a picnic — take it wherever you want to go!
With the addition of some good bread and an herb salad mix (or watercress, if you can find it), this is a sandwich most might not think of making, but one that makes lunch (or breakfast) so much better.
A celebration of spring’s bounty, this dish is a take on the classic winter cassoulet and is even better when made with vegetables straight from the garden or farmers market. The carrot and shallot mustard binds the dish and lifts the fresh garden notes.
A little spicy, a little sweet, and a little salty, these deviled eggs are the ultimate way to shake up your dinner or add a little spice to a cocktail party.
Switch out mayo for soy-free vegan mayonnaise to create an even healthier egg salad lunch!
Make this colorful dish for a simple but satisfying breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
Easy, cheesy, and delicious — this recipe uses just five ingredients to create a wonderful first meal of the day! This is a great meal to make if you happen to be camping or outside with access to an open fire.
Get an extra boost of anti-inflammatory properties with these turmeric deviled eggs. They’re tasty as well as good for you!
A breakfast hash is the perfect way to use up leftovers. Cauliflower and sweet potato act as the base of this hash, but kale, diced red peppers, and a fried egg make it a filling breakfast. You can easily make this meal for dinner; after all, many breakfast foods are tasty any time of day? If that sounds good to you, check out these 30 recipes that are perfect to make when you want breakfast for dinner!