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20 delicious ways to make eggs for dinner

by Kristen

Making eggs for dinner is a healthy, inexpensive way to feed your family. Eggs are so versatile! My family enjoys scrambled eggs, fried eggs, hard-boiled eggs, baked-in oven eggs, egg salad, eggs on a sandwich, poached eggs, and eggs on top of classic dishes like pizza or salads.   I often find eggs for less than a dollar per dozen. Eggs are a very inexpensive protein to add to your evening meals. Eggs are filled with loads of protein. Eggs usually cook up super fast, and my kids love them! Here are 25 ways to prepare eggs for dinner that your entire family will enjoy!  

Your family will want to try all these delicious-looking egg recipes once they realize how easy and inexpensive it is to serve eggs at suppertime. There are many ways that eggs can be prepared. Eggs shouldn’t be limited to brunch menus!

What ingredients should I have to make an impromptu dinner using eggs? 

Veggies: Mushrooms, peppers, onions, spinach, etc

Bread Slices for French Toast

Cheese: parmesan, cheddar, feta cheese, etc.

Spices: salt, pepper, cumin, Italian seasoning, Greek seasoning, Dill, etc

Butter and Olive Oil

Additional Proteins: chicken, bacon, sausage, chicken broth, etc.

You will find more than just the classic eggs and bacon on this list.  Here are recipes for egg muffins, shakshuka, egg tacos, french toast, eggs with veggies, eggs with avocado, a breakfast burrito bowl, and more.  Eggs can be added to almost any dinnertime cuisine imaginable!

20 Ways to Make Eggs for Dinner

Click on each photo or the link to view the recipe. 

Italian Baked Eggs Zucchini Boats 

This meal is a take on eggs baked in tomato sauce.  It is filled with protein and only calls for a few easy ingredients! 

Tzatziki Egg Salad 

Adding Tzatziki to your egg salad is a great way to add a Mediterranean flair to your dinner!

Eggs Benedict Pasta Primavera 

This Eggs Benedict pasta Primavera is filled with fresh herbs and hollandaise sauce!   You can also just make the traditional eggs Benedict.  


Eggs Florentine Breakfast Pizza 

This Eggs Florentine Breakfast pizza also has loads of vegetables and nutrients.  You can also use kale instead of spinach in this recipe.  

Wild Rice Egg Bake 


Scrambled Eggs Puff Pastry Pies

These Scrambled Egg Puff Pastry Pies just be my favorite egg dish!  You can swap the cheddar cheese for goat cheese or add onions or adapt this recipe to your tastes. 

Warm Spinach Salad 

You will love the way the runny egg yolk enhances this salad!  I also recommend adding a bit of freshly ground pepper on top! 

Polenta Egg Bake 

Making a polenta egg bake is a great way to keep your breakfast casserole gluten-free.  All you need to do is whip up some quick polenta, pour the egg mixture on top, and bake!  Pancetta would also taste great with this casserole! 

Mini Breakfast Pizzas 

These mini breakfast pizzas are made on mini tortillas, and the kids love them!  I also recommend adding salsa or black beans! 

Omelet Hash Brown Waffles 

These omelet hash brown waffles can be made ahead of time, and all you need to do is pop them in the toaster for a quick breakfast. 

Egg Burrito Bowls 

These burrito rice bowls are always a hit with my family!  My kids love choosing their toppings, and you will find several grams of protein in these bowls! 

 Sheet Pan Greek Egg Bake 

This sheet pan Greek Egg bake is filled with olives, garlic, and fresh herbs!  It is such an easy dish to whip up! 

Egg Smoked Salmon Lettuce Cups

Runny Egg Warm Asparagus Salad 

Stuffed Crust Breakfast Pita Pizzas 

Hashbrown Breakfast Sandwich

Everything But the Bagel Egg Muffins 

Smoked Salmon Egg Tarts 

Egg, Bacon, and Avocado Sliders 

Cobb Salad Loaded Fries 

What is your favorite way to prepare eggs for dinner?  Did you make any of these egg dishes?  Please tag me on social media or comment below and let me know how they worked for you!  You can find me on Pinterest, Facebook, Tiktok, Instagram, and Twitter.

I hope you enjoyed this recipe inspiration! Eggs are an inexpensive protein to enjoy, and I never have a problem getting my kids to eat eggs.  Did you make any of the recipes in this post?  I would love to hear how they turned out for you!  Please comment below this post or tag me on social media and let me know how the recipe turned out for you!



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Gloria March 22, 2019 - 8:11 pm

Thanks so much for including my Poached Eggs and Lentil Hash in the great roundup. I am sharing on social media right now!!

Kristen March 22, 2019 - 8:15 pm

anytime! 🙂

Gloria April 3, 2018 - 1:56 pm

What a great collection of recipes….and eggs are so delicious. Thanks so much for including my Poached eggs and lentil hash. I will be sure to share this post.

Kristen April 3, 2018 - 2:03 pm

I can’t wait to try it! It looks so good!

laura April 3, 2018 - 4:00 am

What a great list! Thanks for including me!


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