31 Cook-Ahead Egg Dishes to Help Make Breakfast a Breeze
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Don’t let breakfast stress you out, use these easy and delicious recipes to start your day the right way
31 Cook-Ahead Egg Dishes to Help Make Breakfast a Breeze
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31 Cook-Ahead Egg Dishes to Help Make Breakfast a Breeze
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Eggs are a wonderful, versatile ingredient and they make for a wonderful breakfast to tide you over until lunchtime. Because they’re full of protein as well as flavor, cooking eggs for breakfast is always a good idea.

We have collected a slew of egg recipes that will fill you up and give you energy without wasting your valuable time. Whether you work in an office, stay at home or need to feed a crowd effortlessly, we have a perfect recipe to help! So go on, peruse our list of egg-cellent (sorry, I couldn’t resist) egg dishes and start your day with something delicious.

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Muffins

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Muffins
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Savory, salty muffins can be made ahead and heated up for a quick breakfast on-the-go. Full of bacon and whole eggs, these muffins are an easy and delicious way to start the day.

For the Bacon and Egg Breakfast Muffins recipe, click here.

Bagel and Chorizo Egg Casserole

Bagel and Chorizo Egg Casserole
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Here is a delicious, savory bread pudding that uses bagels in place of the more-often-used sliced bread. Make this casserole the day before you plan to eat it and simply bake for about 45 minutes to enjoy a delicious meal that requires minimal effort.

For the Bagel and Chorizo Egg Casserole recipe, click here.

Baked Egg Cups With Tomatoes, Spinach, and Prosciutto

Baked Egg Cups With Tomatoes, Spinach, and Prosciutto

These protein-packed baked eggs are simple to put together and don’t require a super-specific set of ingredients. You can tailor them to your tastes and have a delicious breakfast in next to no time! Set the ramekins up the night before, with everything except the egg, then simply crack an egg on top in the morning and bake for 20 minutes. It couldn’t be easier!

For the Baked Egg Cups with Tomatoes, Spinach, and Prosciutto recipe, clicks here.

Easter Ham, Asparagus, and Tomato Strata

Easter Ham, Asparagus, and Tomato Strata
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Don’t reserve this tasty strata just for Easter. It’s full of great ingredients like ham, cheese, and asparagus that can easily be substituted with whatever flavors you prefer as well as what is in season. You can easily cut this into portions once it is cooked and freeze them individually to heat up for an easy weekday breakfast.

For the Easter Ham, Asparagus, and Tomato Strata recipe, click here.

Caramelized Shallot and Mushroom Quiche

Caramelized Shallot and Mushroom Quiche
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A quiche can be enjoyed hot or cold, so it is a great easy breakfast to have already made.

For the Caramelized Shallot and Mushroom Quiche recipe, click here.

Chili Cheese Egg Bake

Chili Cheese Egg Bake
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This egg bake recipe is a great way to cook a lot of eggs that are full of flavor. This dish can be fully cooked ahead of time, portioned and reheated as needed.

For the Chili Cheese Egg Bake recipe, click here.

Crock-Pot Egg and Broccoli Casserole

Crock-Pot Egg and Broccoli Casserole
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Here’s a recipe for early risers who don’t have time to spare! Simple prepare everything the night before (mix the eggs together and keep them in an airtight container). In the morning, simply throw everything into a slow cooker and carry on with your busy morning.

For the Crock-Pot Egg and Broccoli Casserole recipe, click here.

Crock Pot Huevos Rancheros

Crock Pot Huevos Rancheros
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Here’s another slow cooker recipe that’s perfect for a busy morning. Simple mix everything together and then set it and forget it. Eggs cheese, chiles and tortilla chips — what more could you possibly want to start the day off right?

For the Crock Pot Huevos Rancheros recipe, click here.

Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole

Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole

Another delicious breakfast casserole that is full of tasty ingredients like mushrooms, crumbled sausage, bell pepper, and onion. Make it the night before and leave it in the fridge until you are ready to cook it in the oven for about half an hour.

For the Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole recipe, click here.

Easy Overnight Tortilla Strata

Easy Overnight Tortilla Strata
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This tortilla strata is full of flavor. Cumin, Cheddar cheese, tomatoes, corn, sour cream, and salsa come together harmoniously in this easy make-ahead breakfast bake.

For the Easy Overnight Tortilla Strata recipe, click here.

Easy Vegetable Frittata

Easy Vegetable Frittata
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Like quiche, a frittata can be enjoyed at any temperature. Eaten cold or hot, this frittata is a great breakfast choice that will satisfy everyone at the table.

For the Easy Vegetable Frittata recipe, click here.

Eggs Benedict Casserole

Eggs Benedict Casserole

This is more of an assembly ahead of time recipe than a cook-ahead one, so make this on the weekend, when you have the time but perhaps lack some of the energy to make a hearty and delicious breakfast. This recipe combines the popular flavors of eggs Benedict into an easy to make one-dish casserole. Cook everything you need to prep the day before and simply assemble and cook in the morning.

For the Eggs Benedict Casserole recipe, click here.

Eggs and Greens Breakfast Skillet

Eggs and Greens Breakfast Skillet
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Here’s a delicious dish that reheats very well. Make it the night before and simply warm it in the oven for a filling dish that’s full of flavor.

For the Eggs and Greens Breakfast Skillet recipe, click here.

Egg White Frittata With Goat Cheese and Spinach

Egg White Frittata With Goat Cheese and Spinach

For anyone avoiding egg yolks, this is the frittata for you. Garlic and goat cheese add creaminess and zip to this super-healthy egg white frittata.

For the Egg White Frittata with Goat Cheese and Spinach recipe, click here.

Egg-White Frittata With Sage-Braised Leeks and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Recipe

Egg-White Frittata With Sage-Braised Leeks and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Recipe

Here’s another egg white frittata that uses sun-dried tomatoes to impart a bold flavor. Cook the night before and gently reheat in the oven or enjoy straight from the fridge.

For the Egg-White Frittata With Sage-Braised Leeks and Sun-Dried Tomatoes recipe, click here.

Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches

Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches
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Make a batch of egg and ham sandwiches over the weekend to enjoy an indulgent breakfast throughout the week.

For the Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches recipe, click here.

Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Freezer Breakfast Burritos
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These burritos can be ready to eat, straight from the freezer in less than 90 seconds, the perfect readymade morning meal.

For the Freezer Breakfast Burrito recipe, click here.

Ham and Egg Omelet Cups

Ham and Egg Omelet Cups

These egg cups are loaded with vegetables and cooked in a muffin tin for perfect individually sized servings. Store them in an airtight container in the fridge and simple reheat them in the microwave.

For the Ham and Egg Omelette Cups recipe, click here.

Microwave Florentine Eggs and Bacon

Microwave Florentine Eggs and Bacon
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Though this isn’t, strictly speaking, a make-ahead meal, it is too simple and too delicious to leave out. You can make things even easier by assembling everything except the cracked egg the night before, then enjoy your ridiculously easy microwave eggs Florentine the next morning.

For the Microwave Florentine Eggs and Bacon recipe, click here.

Mini Crustless Kale and Broccoli Quiches

Mini Crustless Kale and Broccoli Quiches
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Another recipe that makes good use of a muffin pan, these mini crust-less quiches are a tasty and easy breakfast to make ahead and eat on the go.

For the Mini Crustless Kale and Broccoli Quiches recipe, click here.

Mini Morning Egg Bites

Mini Morning Egg Bites

These mini morning egg bites take just 30 minutes to bake and will last in the refrigerator for up to five days.

For the Mini Morning Egg Bites recipe, click here.

Mini Quiche Lorraine Biscuits

Mini Quiche Lorraine Biscuits
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To make these ahead of time, mix together the egg mixture and store it in the fridge in an airtight container. In the morning, simply pop open a tube of biscuits and turn them into little nests for your eggs. They take less than 25 minutes to cook, definitely worth it for hot, flaky, breakfast bisuits, don’t you think?

For the Mini Quiche Lorraine Biscuits recipe, click here.

Mini Egg White Muffins

Mini Egg White Muffins
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You won’t have an excuse to skip breakfast if you make these little egg white muffins. A perfect combination of protein and vegetables — and with just 50 calories per muffin, it’s had to say no to these for breakfast.

For the Mini Egg White Muffins recipe, click here.

Prosciutto Parmesan Quiche

Prosciutto Parmesan Quiche

Here is a delicious quiche recipe that can be enjoyed any time of day at any temperature. So make use of the super-quick prep time, make it the night before, and enjoy it for a delicious light and fluffy breakfast.

For the Prosciutto Parmesan Quiche recipe, click here.

Mini Wonton Egg Cups

Mini Wonton Egg Cups

These wonton egg cups are crunchy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, and loaded with mushroom and cherry tomatoes. Store them in the fridge and heat them up in an oven to re-crisp the crunchy wonton shell.

For the Mini Wonton Egg Cups recipe, click here.

Paleo Baked Egg Muffins

Paleo Baked Egg Muffins
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These paleo baked egg muffins are less than 100 calories each and can be filled with your choice of delicious ingredients.

For the Paleo Baked Egg Muffins recipe, click here.

Potato and Ham Mini Frittatas

Potato and Ham Mini Frittatas

If you want a handheld, protein-packed breakfast you can take on the go, these delicious, flavorful frittatas will give you plenty of energy for a busy day.

For the Potato and Ham Mini Frittatas recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Bacon and Cheese Quiche

Slow Cooker Bacon and Cheese Quiche
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Quiche need not be a fussy affair. By using store-bought pie crusts and a slow cooker, you’ll hardly realize you’re cooking!

For the Slow Cooker Bacon and Cheese Quiche recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Spinach and Ham Frittata

Slow-Cooker Spinach and Ham Frittata
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Make this during the day at a leisurely pace and reheat it for a tasty breakfast over the next few days.

For the Slow-Cooker Spinach and Ham Frittata recipe, click here.

Spinach, Brie, and Bacon Mini-Quiche

Spinach, Brie, and Bacon Mini-Quiche

Mini-quiche is a great way to make breakfast ahead of time. They freeze well, can easily be reheated, and are so satisfying to eat.

For the Spinach, Brie, and Bacon Mini-Quiche recipe, click here.

Sweet Potato Hash With Caramelized Onions, Sausage, and Eggs

Sweet Potato Hash With Caramelized Onions, Sausage, and Eggs
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The hash can be made the night before and reheated in the morning. Simply crack eggs into the hash and heat everything up in the oven.

For the Sweet Potato Hash With Caramelized Onions, Sausage, and Eggs recipe, click here.