9 New Ways to Enjoy Eggs

There comes a time in every person’s life when simple scrambled eggs just aren’t cutting it anymore. Sure, they’re easy and quick and pretty delicious, but we all know eggs have the potential to be so much more. Adding vegetables, meat and even fruit to egg dishes takes the protein-packed breakfast staple to the next level. We found frittatas, quiches, casseroles and other egg-friendly entrees that will help you harness the nutritional power of eggs and, more importantly, keep you satisfied through to your next meal.

Graduate from the scrambled variety and add one—or all nine—of these egg recipes to your cooking repertoire.

Sausage Egg Casserole
Combine your morning sausage and eggs into one delicious casserole. With 15.7 grams of protein in each serving, this five-ingredient breakfast casserole is enough to power you right through those long morning meetings.

Garden Vegetable Frittata
Veggie lovers will swoon over this garden vegetable frittata, which includes mushrooms, asparagus, zucchini and tomato.

Baked Egg Cups
Skip the morning dishes and opt to bake your eggs and veggies in a convenient ham “cup” instead. The super cute baked egg cups also make for tasty little appetizers, too!

Crustless Spinach Quiche
No need to wait for Sunday brunch to indulge in a fancy quiche. Baked in a muffin pan, these crustless personal spinach quiches are the perfect portable weekday breakfast. Tiny in size with a larger than life flavor.

Egg Salad
Equally at home on a bed of spinach, on a slice of whole wheat toasted or unaccompanied, it’s no wonder that egg salad is a lunchtime favorite. Skip the deli line and opt for this crunchy, creamy, lightened-up version the next time the egg salad craving strikes.

Banana Egg Pancakes
Forget everything you know about pancakes and abandon Bisquick forever with this simple recipe for pancakes made with just eggs, a banana, sea salt and cinnamon. Sweet and filling without being sinful.

Easy Poached Eggs and Pasta
Think eggs have no place in your spaghetti dinner? Think again. Topping this pasta with marinara and a poached eggs adds a creamy texture that can’t be beat. Bonus: The recipe comes together in just 15 short minutes.

Shrimp and Bacon Deviled Eggs
Make these shrimp and bacon deviled eggs for your next party. Your friends and family will thank you—right before they start begging for the recipe.

Greek Omelet
Packed with red and green peppers, onions, black olives, tomato and Feta cheese, this delicious Greek omelet is ideal for breakfast, brunch or brinner. 
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Alicia Capetillo
Alicia Capetillo
Alicia graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science in journalism and a minor in film and media studies. Prior to joining SparkPeople, she worked in marketing and public relations and once left it all behind to backpack through South America. Alicia enjoys making every muscle weep at Orangetheory Fitness, farmers markets, planning trips to practically every country and cheering aggressively for her beloved Cincinnati Reds and New Orleans Saints. She can also make a mean guacamole on toast.