30 Egg Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day With Ease

updated Jul 5, 2023
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Eggs are tiny miracle workers in the kitchen. They can be stored in the fridge for a long time and they are cheap, hard to mess up, and one of the most versatile ingredients you can use. Really, what’s not to love?

So let eggs be your go-to breakfast champion. From soft scrambled eggs to make-ahead breakfast sandwiches and egg casseroles, there’s nothing eggs can’t do to help you kickstart your morning routine.

Easy Breakfast Recipes with Eggs

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French Omelette
A good omelette is soft and custard-like, golden yellow and best eaten while still hot from the skillet. Here's an easy recipe you can make at home.
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Slow-Cooked Scrambled Eggs

These are not just any soft and creamy scrambled eggs; these are the softest and the creamiest scrambled eggs of all time

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Hard-Boil Eggs
A perfect, foolproof way to make boiled eggs perfectly every single time, with timing and methods for both hard boiled and soft boiled eggs.
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Poach an Egg
Poached eggs have a reputation for being difficult or finicky. Hardly. Let me show you how I poach an egg; there's really nothing to it.
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Fry an Egg

A fried egg is a beautiful thing. It’s breakfast in fewer than five minutes. It’s some extra oomph for your salad.

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Scrambled Eggs with Lazy Salsa

If you’re getting a little bored of plain old scrambled eggs every morning, here’s something to spice them up a bit.

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Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Corn, Goat Cheese & Tomatoes

If you haven’t tried corn and eggs together yet, maybe this will entice you.

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Scrambled Eggs With Green Peppers & Mushrooms

swap pepper jack cheese for the cheddar, or toss in some other orphaned vegetables from the crisper.

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Scrambled Eggs & Mustard Greens on Toast

It’s hearty and keeps us fueled and energized until lunch.

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Mediterranean Breakfast Pitas

Mediterranean-flavored sandwich from lunch to breakfast is as easy as putting an egg on it.

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Ham, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Quesadilla

This is your classic ham, egg, and cheese breakfast sandwich reimagined into a freezer-friendly quesadilla.

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Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Bread Boats

This new take on the classic sausage, egg, and cheese mixes the trio into a custardy filling that’s baked together in a hollowed-out mini-baguette.

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Potato, Chorizo, and Cheesy Egg Burritos

These breakfast burritos were created with busy weekday mornings in mind, fulfilling the egg, cheese, meat, and carb foursome that’s guaranteed to deliver a hearty morning meal.

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Herbed Egg Whites & Feta on English Muffins

Not only will you love pulling this make-ahead sandwich out of the freezer on weekday mornings, but it will also totally change the way you think about egg whites.

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Crème Fraîche Scrambled Egg and Smoked Salmon Sandwiches

This sandwich will raise your standard breakfast sandwich routine to the height of elegance.

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Scrambled Egg Tacos

They stay warm, wrapped in a dish towel, as the rest of the meal is pulled together in minutes.

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Basic Breakfast Tacos

This version tops a warm tortilla with fluffy scrambled eggs; a smoky mix of potatoes, onions, and peppers; crispy bits of bacon; a sprinkle of cheese; and some zippy salsa. They’re simple, delicious, and a breeze to pull off.

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Summer Breakfast Salad
When salad for breakfast involves eggs, bacon, and avocado mixed with fresh greens and plump berries, it's hard to resist.
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Lyonnaise Salad

It’s a perfect combination of frisée, a curly bitter salad green, tossed in a warm vinaigrette and topped with a poached egg and crispy thick-slab bacon pieces.

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Southwest Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

If you start this recipe on Sunday afternoon, you’ll be set for the week ahead and it’ll take you far less than an hour.

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3-Ingredient Pesto Zoodle Bowl
A simple recipe for sautéed zucchini noodles tossed with pesto, and topped with a fried egg.
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Breakfast Fried Rice
Eggs, sausage, and, yes, cheese go into this comforting breakfast fried rice.
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Kale and Goat Cheese Frittata Cups

They’re simple to throw together, satisfying, and you can use almost any vegetable or cheese you have on hand.

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The Easiest Cheese and Vegetable Frittata
A frittata for your favorite summer produce. Or just the vegetables you forgot in the crisper.
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Spicy Kale and Sweet Potato Egg Bake

Laced with wilted kale and hints of cumin and smoked paprika, and built on a base of thick-cut roasted sweet potatoes, this breakfast casserole gets a spicy surprise from gochujang, the slightly sweet Korean chile paste.

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Veggie Supreme Egg Bake
This breakfast casserole is a delicious way to add more veggies to your day. Spinach, peppers, potatoes, and mushrooms all make an appearance!
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Cheesy Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
Sour cream makes this hashbrown breakfast casserole better than the rest, adding a richness that prevents the eggs from becoming too dry during baking.
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Make-Ahead Spinach and Feta Egg Casserole
Filled with leafy spinach and chunks of crumbled feta, and laced with fresh dill, this egg casserole will remind you of spanakopita.
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Sausage and Eggplant Summer Frittata

This isn’t the kind of thin frittata that’s a sad substitution for a buttery quiche or an overfilled omelet.

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Easy Spanish Tortilla Casserole
This easy Spanish tortilla casserole is a simpler take on the classic skillet dish, with garlicky, olive oil-slicked potatoes and eggs.
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