15 Frittatas and Egg Casseroles to Eat Any Time of Day
While eggs are slapped with the label of “breakfast food,” savvy home cooks know that eggs — and the comforting, protein-rich dishes you can make with them, like casseroles and frittatas — really have a place at the table any time of day. Their ease, versatility, and make-ahead potential make frittatas and egg bakes of all sorts, my ideal pick for mornings and weeknights alike. Here are 15 favorites that I keep in my rotation.
When breakfast-for-dinner nights fall into my meal plan, it is almost guaranteed I will be cooking up a frittata. It comes with the promise of a quick and nearly effortless meal that helps me clean out the veggies, herbs, and cheese in my fridge, and the leftovers for breakfast cannot be beat.
Meaty Egg Casseroles
Bacon, ham, and crumbled sausage are a natural partner to eggs in all forms, and that includes casseroles. Whether you’re cooking this dish up for breakfast or dinner, it adds an extra boost of protein for a more substantial and filling meal.
Veggie-Filled Egg Casseroles
An egg casserole is also a wonderful vehicle to work a few extra helpings of veggies into your day. Just about any and all veggies are welcome here. And for those times you want to be a real breakfast or dinner superhero, go ahead and top the casserole with a layer of tater tots.