Take a break from your standard scrambled, hard-boiled, or poached eggs, and up your egg game this weekend by baking them. These recipes are always a hit at breakfast and brunch (especially when you have a few guests), but they're also substantial enough to make a satisfying lunch or dinner. From individual baked eggs in ramekins, to veggie- and meat-filled frittatas and quiches, here are 10 recipes to get you started.
Baked in individual ramekins until the whites are just set and the yolks reach that creamy, custard-like consistency, eggs en Cocotte have an air of elegance that makes a weekend breakfast feel extra special.
Lettuce is one ingredient you might not have considered blending into your eggs, but now's the time to change that. Wilting lettuce down like this helps combine sweet and slightly bitter flavors.
Weekend or weekday, these egg bakes hold up in the refrigerator for a good five days. When baked ahead of time, you can have a brunch-worthy breakfast on an average Wednesday, and it will feel like a pretty big treat.
This is a super-herby, substantial frittata, thanks to some thinly sliced potatoes and cheese. It makes a nice breakfast to wake up to, and easily pulls double duty as lunch or dinner fare.
Think of this delicious breakfast as the cheater's soufflé. It's quick and simple to whip together, and bakes up beautifully.
Kale, collards, chard — pick your favorite type of winter greens (or better yet, a mixture of greens), then blend them with eggs and cheese, and bake into a savory company-worthy tart .
With tender bits of potato, crunchy red peppers, and creamy Gouda cheese, this veggie-packed frittata is what you should make when you need something satisfying that can be served warm or at room temperature.
These mini quiches get a twist (and a little bit of crunch) from swapping traditional pie crust for flaxseed meal.
If you haven't had quiche lately, it is time to remedy that situation. This is fool-proof recipe has yet to disappoint.
This savory pie makes an elegant main course, no matter the time of day. Bound together by a small amount of egg and cheese, its perfection lies in the balance of the rich custard and bright, flavorful vegetables.