Host a Stress-Free Brunch With These 13 Make-Ahead Egg Dishes

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Hosting brunch has to include eggs, but it doesn’t have to include last-minute chaos and panic
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No brunch party that excluded eggs from its menu was ever a success. Make sure you don’t make the mistake of forgetting about this crucial breakfast ingredient at your next brunch get-together, by making sure you cook at least one of these tasty egg dishes. In case you need more convincing, you should know that all of these dishes can be prepared ahead of time, meaning you don’t have to spend the morning madly stressing in the kitchen as you take on the impossible challenge of trying to perfectly, and simultaneously, poach 12 eggs in one pan.

Host a Stress-Free Brunch With These 13 Make-Ahead Egg Dishes

Omelette Cups

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No brunch party that excluded eggs from its menu was ever a success. Make sure you don’t make the mistake of forgetting about this crucial breakfast ingredient at your next brunch get-together, by making sure you cook at least one of these tasty egg dishes. In case you need more convincing, you should know that all of these dishes can be prepared ahead of time, meaning you don’t have to spend the morning madly stressing in the kitchen as you take on the impossible challenge of trying to perfectly, and simultaneously, poach 12 eggs in one pan.

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Muffins

These muffins hide a whole egg, which reveals itself when you cut into it, as a tasty and pretty surprise.

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

Caramelized Shallot and Mushroom Quiche

Caramelized Shallot and Mushroom Quiche

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The deep flavors of the caramelized shallots and mushrooms in this quiche make it perfect for a decadent, extravagant brunch party.

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

Chili Cheese Egg Bake

Chili Cheese Egg Bake

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This cheesy, egg-rich, slightly spiced breakfast bake can be completely cooked ahead of time, and simply heated up until warmed through the morning of your brunch.

For the Chili Cheese Egg Bake recipe, click here.

Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole

Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole

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All your favorite savory breakfast ingredients are combined together in this simple casserole to make a salty, cheesy brunch dish.

For the Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole recipe, click here.

Easy Overnight Tortilla Strata

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Layer up your tortilla chips, salsa, eggs, cheese, milk, and spices the night before your brunch, refrigerate it, and then bake for one hour until golden and puffy in the morning.

For the Easy Overnight Tortilla Strata recipe, click here.

Easy Vegetable Frittata

Easy Vegetable Frittata

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Combine eggs and coconut milk, add your favorite vegetables, and top with cheese for an egg-based brunch dish which can be enjoyed all year round.

For the Easy Vegetable Frittata recipe, click here.

Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches

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You may be surprised to learn that breakfast sandwiches don’t need to be made fresh. Make the perfect egg, ham, and cheese sandwiches ahead of time, freeze them, and warm them through before serving.

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

Freezer Breakfast Burrito

Freezer Breakfast Burrito

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Classic breakfast burritos are always a popular brunch dish, but they can be stressful to prepare with all that last-minute folding and rolling. Prepare them in advance, freeze them, and microwave them for the quickest brunch dish.

For the Freezer Breakfast Burrito recipe, click here.

Ham and Egg Omelette Cups

Ham and Egg Omelette Cups

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These omelette cups are packed full of vegetables, and are made in a muffin tin to create the most adorable, individual-sized omelettes.

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

Mini Wonton Egg Cups

Mini Wonton Egg Cups

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Crispy wonton wrappers, pressed into a muffin tin and filled with vegetables and gently sautéed eggs, make a wonderful brunch appetizer.

For the Mini Wonton Egg Cups recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Spinach and Ham Frittata

Slow-Cooker Spinach and Ham Frittata

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Use your slow-cooker to make an overnight frittata that has a perfect soft filling and wonderful crispy edges.

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

Spicy and Creamy Tunisian Green Shakshuka

Spicy and Creamy Tunisian Green Shakshuka

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Make an herb-filled shakshuka base the day before your brunch, and simply drop in the eggs and cook them through when you’re almost ready to eat.

For the Spicy and Creamy Tunisian Green Shakshuka recipe, click here.

Sweet Potato Hash With Caramelized Onions, Sausage, and Eggs

Sweet Potato Hash

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This rich and slightly sweet potato hash makes a decadent brunch dish. Cook the vegetables in advance, and simply bake with the eggs in when it’s time to eat.

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