10 Surprising Things to Do with Eggs

There are endless ways to use up a carton of fresh eggs, including using them in omelets and mini quiches. Here, we push past poached, skip over scrambled, and frown on sunny-side up, and instead use the versatile egg in bold, unexpected -- and totally delicious! -- ways.

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    Eggs, Reimagined

    Get crackin'! Eggs are the ultimate meal-maker. We prove it with 10 fresh ways to use 'em.

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    #1: Pair with Spaghetti

    Spaghetti is welcomed to the breakfast table, thanks to runny eggs and crispy bacon. This unbeatable breakfast plate also features croutons and crumbly Parmesan.

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    #2: Make Egg Gravy

    Biscuits and gravy has had its 10 minutes of fame. Today, slather a cut biscuit with more enticing Southern essentials: hard-cooked eggs, sausage, shrimp, sweet pepper, and hot sauce.

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    #3: Add to Pasta Salad

    We've seen this pair flirt at the potluck table. Now bring them together in a perfect marriage: deviled egg pasta salad. Crunchy red onions, sliced celery, and sweet pickles make colorful party guests.

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    #4: Mix with Veggies

    Lemon-splashed veggies invite deviled eggs to come on down in this fresh and fabulous side salad that features DIY umami dressing.

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    #5: Top Bruschetta

    Say good-bye to overdone tomato toppers and hello to a scrumptious new bruschetta idea. Our alluring twist features dill-coated deviled eggs atop a fresh smear of tangy Dijon-mayo.

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    #6: Make Egg Muffins

    Grace the breakfast table with an up-to-date mash-up: mouthwatering muffins made with bacon and fluffy egg. Sweeten the cheesy morning bites with a drizzle of warm maple syrup.

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    See How! Bacon-and-Egg-Muffins

    Learn how to bake these brunch-perfect eggy muffins with our step-by-step how-to.

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    #7: Top Off Tarts

    Better than breakfast pizza, this morning pastry is piled high with ultrasavory toppers: garlic asparagus, salty prosciutto, goat cheese, and yours truly: eggs. Crack, drop, and watch 'em bake to perfection atop the crisp, golden tart.

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    #8: Use as a Filling

    Stromboli is an Italian turnover sporting mozzarella and capocollo, plus other savory meats. Make it breakfast-ready by swapping the usual filling for broccoli-and-onion-studded scrambled eggs, then top with our easy tomato sauce.

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    #9: Layer on a Sandwich

    This isn't your average egg sandwich. Cheesy fried eggs get an instant face-lift layered along with crispy bacon and creamy slices of avocado.

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    #10: Make an Egg Sauce

    Egg yolks join fresh lemon peel, Parmesan cheese, and milk in a silky sauce that's delicious drizzled over sausage-studded linguine pasta.

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    All-Time Favorite Italian Recipes

    Calling all spaghetti-lovers and pizza purists! You're going to fall for all of our delicious Italian recipes. These traditional dishes are our favorite Italian recipes -- ones you'll want to share, hand down, and save in your recipe box. Sure, we have classics like spaghetti bolognese and baked ziti, but be sure to start with bruschetta and end with tiramisu for the complete Italian experience!
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