22 Creative & Tasty Ways to Have Eggs for Dinner!

22 Creative Egg Recipes You Can Make 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 22 terrific ways to feed your family eggs for dinner.

  • Skillet-Baked Eggs 1 of 22
    Skillet-Baked Eggs
    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
    Image: Paula Jones
  • Potato Cup Frittatas 2 of 22
    Potato Cup Frittatas
    These adorable potato cup frittatas are surprisingly simple to make, and are sure to make dinnertime totally fun!
    Make potato cup frittatas
    Image: Average Betty
  • Sunrise Breakfast Casserole 3 of 22
    Sunrise Breakfast Casserole
    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
    Image: Paula Jones
  • Garlicky Sautéed Greens with Eggs 4 of 22
    Garlicky Sautéed Greens with Eggs
    To make this dinner-worthy, consider adding a quick-cooking grain to the mix, such as bulgar or cous cous. 

    Make garlicky greens with eggs
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Texas Baked Egg Biscuits 5 of 22
    Texas Baked Egg Biscuits
    These yummy and adorable biscuits have baked eggs inside and are topped with bacon bits, melty cheese, and scallions!
    Make Texas baked egg biscuits
    Image: Brooke Mclay
  • Quiche Lorraine 6 of 22
    Quiche Lorraine
    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
    Image: Babble
  • Healthier Huevos Rancheros 7 of 22
    Healthier Huevos Rancheros
    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 heuvos rancheros
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Asparagus, Tomato and Spinach Frittata 8 of 22
    Asparagus, Tomato and Spinach Frittata
    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
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Baked Eggs with Greens and Mushrooms 9 of 22
    Baked Eggs with Greens and Mushrooms
    The earthy flavors of sauteed greens and mushrooms go wonderfully with eggs in this easy baked egg casserole.
    Make baked eggs with greens
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Bacon Cheddar Scrambled Egg Nests 10 of 22
    Bacon Cheddar Scrambled Egg Nests
    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
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Baked Eggs in Biscuits with Bacon Cream Gravy 11 of 22
    Baked Eggs in Biscuits with Bacon Cream Gravy
    This fun take on the egg biscuit features a tasty bacon cream gravy.
    Make baked eggs in biscuits
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Broccoli and Cheese Quiche 12 of 22
    Broccoli and Cheese Quiche
    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
    Image: Organically Raised: Conscious Cooking for Babies and Toddlers © 2010 by Anni Daulter. Permission granted by Rodale, Inc. Available wherever books are sold.
  • Mexican Egg Scramble 13 of 22
    Mexican Egg Scramble
    Made with satisfying sausage, cheese and corn tortillas, this Mexican-inspired egg scramble does delicious double duty as dinner!
    Make Mexican egg scramble
    Image: Kelsey Banfield
  • Mashed Potato Breakfast Pizza — for Dinner! 14 of 22
    Mashed Potato Breakfast Pizza — for Dinner!
    This "breakfast" pizza breaks all the rules and pairs mashed potatoes, veggies, and eggs on a whole grain crust. But just because it's called a breakfast pizza doesn't mean you can't enjoy this tasty pizza for dinner!
    Make a breakfast pizza
    Image: Average Betty
  • Eggs Baked in a Bread Bowl 15 of 22
    Eggs Baked in a Bread Bowl
    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
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Chicken Noodle Omelet 16 of 22
    Chicken Noodle Omelet
    This clever recipe features chicken and noodles in an omelet! Kids are sure to love this fun recipe.
    Make chicken noodle omelets
    Image: Kelsey Banfield
  • Asparagus and Ramp Quiche 17 of 22
    Asparagus and Ramp Quiche
    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
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Roasted Vegetable and Goat Cheese Frittata 18 of 22
    Roasted Vegetable and Goat Cheese Frittata
    This savory, dinner-friendly frittata is loaded with healthy vegetables and a tangy goat cheese.
    Make roasted vegetable frittata
    Image: Aggie Goodman
  • Bacon, Egg, and Spinach Salad 19 of 22
    Bacon, Egg, and Spinach Salad
    This hearty salad featuring breakfast time faves bacon and eggs, makes for a wonderfully healthy dinner that won't leave you hungry afterwards.
    Make bacon, egg, and spinach salad
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Greek Frittata 20 of 22
    Greek Frittata
    This zesty frittata will be a welcome addition to your dinner table.
    Make a Greek frittata
    Image: Aggie Goodman
  • Crustless Quiche on a Biscuit 21 of 22
    Crustless Quiche on a Biscuit
    A simple crustless quiche tastes even better on a homemade biscuit! This fun recipe makes for a tasty and filling dinner.
    Make crustless quiche biscuits
    Image: Jaime Mormann
  • Kate and Cheddar Strata 22 of 22
    Kate and Cheddar Strata
    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

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

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