Start your day off right with these warming egg recipes. These egg-cellent ideas work for everything from quick weekday breakfasts to lazy weekend mornings, and even special-occasion brunches. From classics like scrambled eggs and omelets to flavor-packed breakfast burgers and avocado toasts, these recipes are guaranteed to upgrade your morning.
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Perfect 5-Minute Omelet
Have you always wondered how chefs make such perfect omelets? This genius recipe gives away their secrets, including tips on pan choice, cooking technique, ingredients, and how to transfer it to a plate while keeping the omelet intact.
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Avocado and Poached Egg Toast
Whole wheat toast topped with a perfectly poached egg, creamy avocado slices, and a drizzle of Sriracha is the breakfast that launched the avo toast craze. A poached egg tutorial is included in the recipe.
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Say bonjour to the croque madame, the dressed-up cheese toastie that's one of France's most popular exports. Take a grilled ham and cheese sandwich, add one fried egg, and pour some creamy bechamel sauce over the top. Voila, breakfast!
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Breakfast Egg Bake With Chicken Sausage
Dig into a hearty breakfast casserole made with eggs, bread, sharp cheddar cheese, and smoked chicken sausages. Make it the night before and pop into the oven in the morning for an easy and warming family weekend meal.Continue to 5 of 49 below.
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Spinach Frittata With Bacon and Cheddar
Use a cast iron skillet to make this savory egg frittata with bacon and cheddar cheese for easy transferring of the dish from stovetop to oven. Whole milk is used to add nice body to the eggs, giving them a custard-like texture.
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Basic French Toast
Learn to make classic, delicious French toast and you'll always have a go-to recipe when guests descend for breakfast or brunch. Serve it with maple syrup, and see the tips and variations in the recipe for more ingredient ideas and topping suggestions.
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Classic Eggs Benedict
Classic eggs Benedict is a popular brunch dish and makes a special treat any morning. Toasted English muffins are topped with rounds of cooked ham or Canadian bacon and poached eggs, then smothered in creamy hollandaise.
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Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Savory Breakfast Muffins
Want your kids to eat breakfast, but can't make them sit still? Sausage, egg, and cheese breakfast muffins with spinach deliver the perfect all-in-one, easy-to-eat package.Continue to 9 of 49 below.
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Perfect Buttery Scrambled Eggs
Have you been looking for the perfect scrambled eggs recipe? This foolproof version produces a buttery scramble with the perfect texture. You may never use another recipe.
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Baked Italian Skillet Eggs
Italian-style eggs in tomato sauce are super warming on cold weekend mornings. Eggs and mozzarella cheese are cooked in a simmering sausage-tomato sauce with fresh parsley and grated parmesan cheese. Serve with toasted Italian bread.
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Dig into the most popular breakfast in Spain when you bite into this fantastic egg and potato omelet. Enjoy it with a side of hot buttered toast or place it between baguette slices for a filling breakfast sandwich.
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Shakshuka is a spicy tomato and poached egg dish native to North Africa. You'll only need one pan for this family-style breakfast, which fills hungry stomachs up with eggs, sausages, tomatoes, onions, and Mexican cheese.Continue to 13 of 49 below.
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Avocado and Chorizo Breakfast Grilled Cheese
Do you like diner breakfasts, but want to stay in your jammies? You're sure to love this awesome breakfast grilled cheese loaded with scrambled eggs, avocado, chorizo sausage, and two kinds of cheese.
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7-Minute Jammy Hard-Cooked Eggs
If you like your hard-cooked eggs with a tender white and a still-barely liquid pool in the center of the yolk, It can be hard to achieve positive results unless you are consistent with temperature, egg size, and time. This 7-minute egg recipe shows you how.
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Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs
Set up your Instant Pot and use it to make perfect hard-boiled eggs in about 15 minutes. It's a brilliant way to get a quick protein boost and frees you up for other morning activities. The pot holds up to a dozen eggs, so you'll have a great addition to your lunch, too.
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Green shakshuka replaces the typical tomato sauce with a creamy mixture of spinach and broccoli rabe. Eggs cook on top until just set for a breakfast or brunch main dish that's delicious served with crusty bread.Continue to 17 of 49 below.
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Baked Avocado Eggs
Avocado halves are transformed into edible "nests" in this ingenious baked egg dish. The recipe is easy to whip up, requires minimal cooking tools, and is great to take on the go. There are many ways to vary up the toppings, too.
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Quiche Lorraine is a French bistro classic that you can adapt to suit your tastes, adding meat, leftover cooked veggies, or seafood. This recipe uses a prepared crust to speed up prep.
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Chicken adds a meaty component to an omelet instead of pork products such as bacon, sausage, and ham. Paired with a salad and crusty bread, this chicken omelet makes a quick dinner option too.
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Piled high with ham, onion, bell pepper, and cheese, the Denver omelet is a diner classic. If you like your eggs spicy, add some diced jalapenos before cooking or drizzle the finished omelet with Sriracha.Continue to 21 of 49 below.
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For an alternative to creamy grits, try this easy-to-make hearty bowl of savory oatmeal with bacon, eggs, and cheese. Quick in the kitchen and light on the wallet, the comforting flavor calls to mind your favorite weekend diner.
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Sausage Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sliders
Skip the fast food line-up and make these irresistible breakfast sliders in your own kitchen. Baked eggs, country sausage, and sliced cheese are layered into fluffy slider buns for a tasty breakfast on the go.
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Scrambled Eggs With Cream Cheese
For fans of soft, creamy scrambled eggs, this recipe will become the standard. A bit of cream cheese combined with the beaten eggs adds a subtle tanginess while contributing a luscious texture.
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Eggs in a Basket
Eggs in a basket—also called "toad in the hole"—is a kid-favorite breakfast that's easy for little hands to help you make. A fried egg snuggles inside pan-toasted bread for a delicious morning meal.Continue to 25 of 49 below.
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Spinach and Onion Quiche
Spinach, onions, and ham are baked in a custardy filling to make this tasty breakfast quiche. The recipe includes tips for an excellent pastry, but this quiche can also be made crustless on days when you're pressed for time.
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Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole
All of the favorite savory breakfast foods are cooked together in this Instant Pot casserole. Bacon, hashbrowns, cheese, eggs, and vegetables are layered in a springform pan and cooked in the Instant Pot until set. The breakfast casserole is finished off with a sprinkle of shredded cheddar and fresh parsley.
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When you're looking for a special breakfast dish, try this European-style recipe. Perfectly poached eggs are nestled into a bed of fresh spinach atop toasted English muffins and slathered with buttery hollandaise sauce.
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Western Ham and Egg Casserole
Whip up this hearty casserole with all the great tastes of a Western omelet the night before and pop it into the oven in the morning for a great family breakfast. Ham, onion, and chopped bell pepper go into this easy one-dish breakfast, along with eggs, cheddar cheese, and cubed bread.Continue to 29 of 49 below.
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Individual Cornbread, Egg, and Bacon Casseroles
Chunks of leftover baked cornbread form the base for these single-serve breakfast casseroles. Assemble the individual ramekins with eggs, bacon, ham, or sausage, and your favorite shredded cheese. No cornbread? Use cubed bread instead.
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For a different take on breakfast pizza, try making this pizza omelet. Tender, fluffy eggs are topped with marinara sauce, melty cheese, and pepperoni for a morning treat. Kids and adults alike will love this recipe.
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Mini Crustless Spinach and Mushroom Quiches
Cute little muffin cup quiches are a great way to get the kids to eat their veggies! This recipe is vegetarian-friendly, but meat-eaters can add some crumbled bacon, diced ham, or cooked sausage.
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The Ultimate Breakfast Burger
When you wake up with a powerful hunger, bite into this fully-loaded, restaurant-style breakfast burger packed with avocado, egg, gouda, tomato jam, and bacon.Continue to 33 of 49 below.
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Egg White Omelet
Using just the egg whites this egg white omelet is filled with spinach, tomatoes, feta, and olives for a flavorful and delicious dish.
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Breakfast enchiladas are stuffed with a mixture of scrambled eggs, chorizo, melted cheese, and hashbrowns. Topped with enchilada sauce and more cheese, they are baked until melty and delicious.
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Shirred Eggs with Cheese
Use individual ramekins to bake these shirred eggs with cream, butter, and cheddar cheese. Add some cooked crumbled bacon if you'd like, or serve them with fresh sliced tomatoes or fruit, for an elegant breakfast treat.
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Pain perdu is a delicious French toast that's a great way to use up day-old bread. Its name literally means "lost bread," stemming from its origins in New Orleans as a way to save stale loaves that were about to be thrown out.Continue to 37 of 49 below.
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The BLTE (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, and Egg Sandwich)
A fried egg is added to the classic bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich, in this popular BLTE breakfast sandwich recipe. You'll love the included tips for making basil aioli, too.
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Japanese Fried Rice Omelet (Omurice)
Enjoy this Japanese-American breakfast mash-up any morning. A thin omelet is wrapped around vegetable fried rice and topped with ketchup.
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Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon
Make over your usual morning scramble by adding salmon! Creamy scrambled eggs with luscious chunks of smoked salmon folded inside are special enough for an anniversary breakfast or special-occasion brunch, especially when served with croissants.
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Travel south of the border without getting out of your robe with this homey Mexican-style breakfast. Warmed corn tortillas are layered with softly fried eggs, then smothered in tomato-based ranchera sauce.Continue to 41 of 49 below.
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Philly Cheesesteak Omelet
Craving a stomach-filling breakfast? This incredible omelet has got you covered with all of the amazing ingredients that go into a Philly cheesesteak sandwich, including sliced steak, shredded cheese, and onions, plus eggs.
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Easy Breakfast Burrito
Try this filling breakfast idea for days when you literally have to grab your meal and go. A flour tortilla is stuffed with creamy scrambled eggs, sausage, and shredded cheese. It freezes well for a handy make-ahead breakfast.
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Hash Brown Egg Casserole
Kid-pleasing hash brown egg breakfast casserole is a great way to start the day on Christmas morning or any lazy weekend. Using frozen or refrigerated hash browns makes it easy and quick to assemble.
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Make Ahead Scrambled Eggs in Puff Pastry
Gorgeous fluffy eggs in puff pastry make a wonderful special occasion breakfast and it's easy to pull together with store-bought dough and prepared alfredo sauce. Make it up to two days ahead and warm before serving.Continue to 45 of 49 below.
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Ham and Egg Breakfast Cups
Adorable ham and egg cups are so delicious and easy to prepare, they might become your go-to trick when guests are coming for brunch. Muffin tins are lined with ham, creating savory, edible vessels for baking eggs inside.
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Corned Beef Hash With Eggs
Corned beef hash with eggs is a classic country breakfast that makes a hearty Christmas morning meal. Potatoes, cooked corned beef, onions, and bell peppers are tossed together and topped with perfectly fried eggs.
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Andey Ki Curry (Egg Curry)
Craving a savory morning meal? A simple curry sauce adds zip to hard-boiled eggs. Eat it the traditional way, served over toast points or hot rice.
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Scotch Eggs With Creamy Mustard Sauce
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Corncake and Egg Breakfast Sandwich (Arepas con Huevo)
Latin-style arepas con huevos are delicious corncakes fried in oil, then split and filled with an egg and fried again. You can find the special cornmeal for making arepas in Latin markets or the Latin food section of some supermarkets.