Eggs are pretty much the superheroes of the kitchen, right? They’re not just for breakfast anymore. We’ve rounded up 13 unexpected ways to get more eggs into your diet that go way beyond your standard omelet or scramble. These recipes are not only delicious but also a fantastic choice for adding a nutritious punch to your meals, proving that eggs can truly do it all.
This spinach frittata is light, fluffy, and chock-full of eggs, making it a versatile dish for any meal. Freshly grated parmesan cheese adds a savory depth of flavor, proving that simple ingredients can create something incredibly satisfying. It’s a straightforward, delicious way to enjoy eggs, whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
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Cheesy Potato Breakfast Casserole
This cheesy potato breakfast casserole is a hearty way to start your day, with eggs, turkey sausage, and loads of cheese. It’s a crowd-pleaser that’s perfect for brunch gatherings or a family breakfast. Dive into this cheesy goodness and watch how quickly it disappears.
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Elevate your breakfast with this creamy strawberry oatmeal, where you can stir in eggs or egg whites as it cooks for added protein. It’s packed with natural strawberry flavor, making each spoonful a delight. Perfect for meal-prepping or those mornings when you need a quick, nourishing start.
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Creamy Dijon Egg Salad
Whip up this creamy dijon egg salad where eggs take the spotlight, mixed with Greek yogurt for a lighter kick. Throw in some green olives, red cabbage, parsley, and pepitas for that extra punch. It’s a fun, easy way to jazz up your egg game, perfect for a no-fuss lunch or a simple dinner that cuts down on cleanup.
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Perfect Protein Pancakes
Flip your mornings with these perfect protein pancakes, packed with eggs for a protein boost that’ll keep you going. Top them with your favorites for a customizable breakfast that’s both healthy and delicious. Whether you’re looking to fuel up for the day or need a post-workout bite, these pancakes have got you covered.
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2-Minute Pumpkin English Muffins
Who knew eggs could be part of your quick-fix breakfast muffins? These 2-minute pumpkin English muffins pop right out of the microwave, offering a grain and gluten-free option that’s surprisingly satisfying. Perfect for those mornings when you’re racing against the clock but still want something warm and filling.
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Easy Breakfast Quesadilla
Start your day with a smile with this easy breakfast quesadilla, loaded with melted cheese, scrambled eggs, and leftover ham. It’s a fun, cheesy way to kick off the morning and make the most out of your fridge leftovers. Plus, it’s a hit with kids and adults alike, making breakfast the highlight of your day.
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Burger Eggs Benedict
Take a twist on the classic with this burger eggs benedict, stacking a juicy burger on a grain-free English muffin. Here, eggs are the crown jewel, poached just right and draped over the top for that oozy goodness. It’s a creative and hearty way to do eggs for breakfast or anytime you crave something a bit more indulgent.
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Everything Bagel Breakfast Strata
Everything bagel breakfast strata is your brunch dreams come true, layering eggs with bagels, bacon, cheese, and all the good stuff. It’s like a breakfast casserole but with a bagel twist, ideal for lazy Sundays or when you want to impress without the stress. This dish is a total game-changer for egg lovers.
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Kale and Feta Egg Bake
Dive into this kale and feta egg bake for a super easy, kinda lazy dinner. It’s all about bringing eggs together with some greens and cheese for a dish that’s fuss-free but totally satisfying. Perfect for those nights when you want something wholesome without the kitchen marathon. It’s a fresh take on eggs that’ll have you coming back for more.
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Bacon Egg Cups
Bacon egg cups are all the rage, baking eggs inside snug bacon wraps with a sprinkle of basil and parmesan for that flavor explosion. These little guys are perfect for grabbing and going on busy mornings or when you need a protein-packed snack. It’s a playful, tasty way to make eggs that’ll brighten up your breakfast routine.
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Hot & Sour Egg Drop Soup
Mix things up with this hot & sour egg drop soup, where eggs are swirled into the broth, thickening it into a silky masterpiece. It’s a comforting bowl that brings the best of both worlds together, perfect for those chilly nights or when you’re craving something with a bit of kick. Dive in and let this soup warm your soul.
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Savory Canadian Bacon Pancakes
Shake up your pancake game with these savory Canadian bacon pancakes that are just begging to be topped with a fried egg. Served with a crisp baby greens salad, it’s a breakfast or brunch that’s sure to impress. Dive into this savory twist and discover a new way to do pancakes.
Get the Recipe: Savory Canadian Bacon Pancakes
Gina Matsoukas is the writer, founder, photographer and recipe developer of Running to the Kitchen — a food website focused on providing healthy, wholesome recipes using fresh and seasonal ingredients as much as possible. Her work has been featured in numerous media outlets both digital and print, including MSN, Huffington post, Buzzfeed, Women’s Health and Food Network.