Egg Recipes for Breakfast

When it comes to the best breakfast recipes, there's just no competing with the ever-popular egg. Protein-rich egg breakfasts are fluffy and delicious, plus they have staying power for busy days. Poached, scrambled, hard-boiled, or over easy—however you prefer your eggs, we have a variety of delicious egg breakfast recipes to start your day.

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    Bacon, Potato, and Kale Frittata

    This frittata, packed with superfood kale and hearty potatoes, is a winner. And we can't forget about the real superstar here: bacon. Do breakfast (or dinner!) right with this delicious bake.

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    Huevos en Salsa

    Huevos en Salsa (eggs in salsa) is a classic Mexican breakfast, and we totally get why. The dish is sunny and sassy, and it calls for only five ingredients.


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    Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

    Nosh like a queen by giving plain eggs Benedict the royal treatment—with slices of smoked salmon and a cool draping of tangy lemon sauce.


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    Sunshine Toast with Bacon and Tomatoes

    Waking up is easy when sunshine toast is involved. Here's how it's done: 

    1. Use a sun-shape cutter to cut the centers out of sliced bread.

    2. Crack, pour, and sizzle fresh eggs in their centers.

    3. Top with tomatoes, cheese, and other good stuff!

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    How to Make an Omelet

    Nothing beats a delicious omelet for breakfast. Though they may seem like a feat to prepare, they're actually super easy. Follow these steps to cooking a perfect omelet.

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    Sausage and Egg Po'boys

    Lousiana's signature sub gets a morning makeover thanks to hard-cooked eggs, breakfast sausage, and some homemade spicy remoulade. Seriously, these subs are hearty enough for a cowboy.


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    Smoked Salmon and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata

    You don't need to leave your kitchen for an upscale brunch. Smoked salmon complements spinach, roasted peppers, and cottage cheese in this frittata. If salmon isn't your thing, feel free to substitute smoked turkey or ham slices.

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    Egg White Omelet

    For a healthier yet equally delicious version of whole-egg omelets, lose the yolks and whip up egg white omelets instead. Choose from one of our fun fillings!

    - Spinach-Feta

    - Tomato-Avocado

    - Potato-Bacon

    - Bean

    - Italian

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    Eggs and Canadian Bacon in Pita Pockets

    These super-stuffed breakfast pockets start with scrambled eggs and finish with your favorite a.m. fixings: Canadian bacon, green onion, cheddar cheese, and a dash (or two) of hot sauce. 

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    Crab and Asparagus Frittata

    This seafood-filled frittata tastes great and also provides an elegant presentation for your brunch needs. Top with slender asparagus spears, sprinkle with parsley, and serve with hot sauce.

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    Bacon and Egg Burritos

    Wake up—it's fiesta time! Rise and shine to a burrito that's cool enough for a party. This one's overflowing with hearty garlic potatoes and scrambled eggs dressed in salsa verde.


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    Avocado and Asparagus Egg Sandwiches

    Give your breakfast sandwich a fresh garden spin with tender asparagus spears and lime-infused avocado spread. Happy couple bacon and eggs also make a delish appearance.

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    Oatmeal with Sunny-Side-Up Eggs

    Bet you've never tried oatmeal quite like this before. Ditch the berries and honey for sunny-side-up eggs and creamy Gruyere cheese. Avocado slices give you energy that lasts all morning long.

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    Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups

    Say hello to your new BFF: the muffin tin. Line each cup with deli-style ham, then crack an egg into each. Cherry tomatoes and a spoonful of pesto give the colorful cups a touch of Italy.

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    Chicken Frittata with Chimichurri

    Do you need to put leftover chicken to use? Use it for breakfast in this delicious frittata that's colored with green chiles, black beans, and fresh cilantro. Homemade chimichurri sauce tops the finished egg bake.

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    Denver Omelet

    Make this famous diner staple at home with crisp peppers, chopped onion, avocado, ham, and a blanket of melty cheese. Now all you need is an icy glass of OJ!

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    How to Order (and Cook!) Eggs

    Sunny-side up or over-easy? We're here to help you order eggs exactly how you like them. Plus you'll learn just how easy it is to cook perfect eggs at home. 

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    Ham, Asparagus, and Cheese Strata

    Trust us—this stunning strata tastes as fabulous as it looks. Every forkful is filled with fluffy eggs, French bread, and ooey-gooey cheese.


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    Baked Eggs with Cheese and Basil Sauce

    Bake a decadent, single-serving egg breakfast in a custard cup. Top with mozzarella cheese and basil for a simple, restaurant-worthy brunch idea.

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    Caramelized Onion Breakfast Casserole

    Brunch guests will love cutting into this hearty egg casserole featuring caramelized onions, bacon, and broccoli. Plus, because the dish contains eggs, meat, and veggies, it's the only breakfast recipe you'll need to prepare!

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    Bacon-and-Egg Muffins Recipe

    These cornmeal breakfast muffins have scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, and bacon strips baked right in. Serve the perfectly portioned egg breakfast with maple syrup for a classic sweet-and-savory combo.

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    Polenta with Eggs and Zucchini

    In one of our most gorgeous breakfast recipes, tender poached eggs settle into a nest of creamy Parmesan polenta. Add a quick saute of zucchini and peppers on the side for a full meal.

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    Spicy Sicilian Breakfast Strata

    We make our fiery egg strata recipe in a skillet instead of the usual bakeware. Spicy pepperoni slices and pepperoncini peppers bring the heat to this hearty egg breakfast bake, while tomatoes and spinach add nutrients.

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    Eggs Benedict Breakfast Bake

    Turn a delicious brunch staple into an impressive breakfast dish that's perfect for a crowd. An easy mock hollandaise sauce adds creamy flavor to our tomato- and basil-topped twist on the classic eggs Benedict breakfast.

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    How to Poach an Egg for Breakfast

    Making an egg breakfast recipe that requires poaching eggs? Learn how to poach eggs in four easy steps!

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    Eggs and Greens Breakfast Pizza

    Breakfast sausage and fried eggs turn a typical dinner dish into a morning must-have. Try the delicious breakfast pizza with our quick Salsa Bloody Mary for an added treat.

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    Fried Egg Toast with Tomatoes

    To frame your fried egg inside whole grain toast, simply cut a hole using a circle cookie cutter. Tomatoes, green onions, and Parmesan cheese add unexpected freshness to this open-face egg sandwich.

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    Frizzled Eggs over Garlic Steak and Mushroom Hash

    Here's a sophisticated spin on steak and eggs. Try the robust combination of steak and mushrooms on the side of your egg breakfast. While it's perfect for a late brunch, this breakfast recipe would also make a great cold-weather dinner.

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    Ranchero Eggs over Polenta

    Add Southwestern style to your morning meal with this spicy egg recipe. Simply layer poached eggs and a homemade tomato-pepper sauce over fried polenta to make this fiery breakfast dish.

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    Quick Breakfast Migas

    Cook an egg breakfast with the fixings mixed right in! Migas, a traditional Tex-Mex breakfast recipe, features tortilla strips for texture, chile peppers for heat, and pork sausage for substance. Together the ingredients make one satisfying, cheesy brunch or breakfast.

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    Frittata with Tomatoes

    Not in the mood for doing dishes? Grab your cast-iron skillet for this hearty one-pan egg breakfast. Stuffed to the brim with cherry tomatoes, red onion, and artichoke hearts, this egg frittata breakfast recipe offers fresh taste in every bite.

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    Spanish Egg Breakfast

    For a quick and easy breakfast on a busy weekday morning, make this all-in-one egg dish. Lay sunny-side-up eggs on a bed of spiced zucchini-tomato hash for a fulfilling breakfast meal for one.

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    Frittata Recipes That Can't Be Beat

    Don't start your day with a mediocre breakfast. We've listed our best frittata recipes filled with plenty of healthy vegetables and proteins to make your brunch worthwhile.
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