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16 Creative & Tasty Ways to Have Eggs for Dinner!

Eggs are the quintessential breakfast food. Of course, every now and again parents pressed for time will serve them as part of “breakfast for dinner” (we’ve pulled this one when we’ve accidentally ruined another dish), but really there are any number of delicious ways to include eggs in your dinner repertoire and some compelling reasons to do so. Eggs are loaded with protein and vitamins B12, A, D, and E. And not only are eggs good for you, they’re also wonderful for families on a budget. Even free-range organic eggs rarely cost more than fifty cents an egg, making them one of the best deals for protein for hungry families. Here are 16¬†terrific ways to feed your family eggs for dinner.

SKILLET-BAKED EGGS

Image Source: Paula Jones
Image Source: Paula Jones

Keep things simple with this effortless recipe for delicious skillet-baked eggs. Serve with big hunks of bread for a satisfying family dinner.
Make skillet baked eggs

POTATO CUP FRITTATAS

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Image Source: Average Betty

These adorable potato cup frittatas are surprisingly simple to make, and are sure to make dinnertime totally fun!
Make potato cup frittatas

SUNRISE BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Image Source: Paula Jones
Image Source: Paula Jones

Sure, it says “breakfast” in the title, but there’s no reason this savory casserole with sausage, onion, and plenty of cheddar wouldn’t make a splendid dinner.
Make sunrise breakfast casserole

TEXAS BAKED EGG BISCUITS

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

These yummy and adorable biscuits have baked eggs inside and are topped with bacon bits, melty cheese, and scallions!
Make Texas baked egg biscuits

QUICHE LORRAINE

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Image Source: Babble

Bacon is what makes a quiche a quiche lorraine, so you know this one is going to be a hit with kids and adults alike.
Make quiche lorraine

HEALTHIER HUEVOS RANCHEROS

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Image Source: Brooklyn Supper

Huevos rancheros are a popular Mexican breakfast, but their savory and spicy flavors make them an excellent dinner, too. To make them a little healthier, this recipe toasts the tortillas instead of frying them and adds a little kale.
Make healthier huevos rancheros

ASPARAGUS, TOMATO AND SPINACH FRITTATA

Image Source: Julie Van Rosendaal
Image Source: Julie Van Rosendaal

This veggie-rich frittata requires just a bit of hands on prep and is ready to go in just over 20 minutes!
Make asparagus, tomato, and spinach frittata

BAKED EGGS WITH GREENS AND MUSHROOMS

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Image Source: Brooklyn Supper

The earthy flavors of sauteed greens and mushrooms go wonderfully with eggs in this easy baked egg casserole.
Make baked eggs with greens

BACON CHEDDAR SCRAMBLED EGG NESTS

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

These cheesy scrambled egg nests make for a kid-pleasing dinner. Just add some steamed veggies, and you’re ready to go.
Make bacon scrambled egg nests

BROCCOLI AND CHEESE QUICHE

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Image Source: Rodale, Inc.

In spite of its reputation as something a little frou-frou, quiche is actually pretty easy to make and beloved by kids. After all, it’s basically a tart, nothing too strange. Mixing in a little broccoli also makes it a simple way to get kids eating their veggies.
Make broccoli and cheese quiche

EGGS BAKED IN A BREAD BOWL

Image Source: Julie Van Rosendaal
Image Source: Julie Van Rosendaal

These kid-friendly eggs are a cinch to make and feature adult-friendly flavors like Parmesan, herbs, and cream.
Make eggs baked in a bread bowl

CHICKEN NOODLE OMELET

Image Source: Kelsey Banfield
Image Source: Kelsey Banfield

This clever recipe features chicken and noodles in an omelet! Kids are sure to love this fun recipe.
Make chicken noodle omelets

ASPARAGUS AND RAMP QUICHE

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Image Source: Brooklyn Supper

Add some spring flavors to the mix with this recipe for a light and airy homemade quiche featuring asparagus and ramps!
Make asparagus ramp quiche

ROASTED VEGETABLE AND GOAT CHEESE FRITTATA

Image Source: Aggie Goodman
Image Source: Aggie Goodman

This savory, dinner-friendly frittata is loaded with healthy vegetables and a tangy goat cheese.
Make roasted vegetable frittata

GREEK FRITTATA

Image Source: Aggie Goodman
Image Source: Aggie Goodman

This zesty frittata will be a welcome addition to your dinner table.
Make a Greek frittata

KATE AND CHEDDAR STRATA

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Image Source: Brooklyn Supper

Strata is essentially a savory bread pudding. Brimming with flavorful cheese, tender kale, and plenty of eggs, this strata makes for an incredibly easy and delicious family dinner.
Make kale and cheddar strata

 

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