41 Best Egg Recipes For Breakfast and Brunch

breakfast egg recipes - simply delicious' egg in a hole bacon grilled cheese

Who doesn’t love eggs?? They’re one of the most versatile ingredients around, and they make for some incredibly delicious eats. They are a favorite choice among home cooks looking to whip up something tasty since they’re easy to prepare and full of essential nutrients. We’ve put together our ultimate list of the best breakfast egg recipes, all of which you’ll loving adding to your breakfast and brunch go-tos. From basic sunny side up eggs and protein packed frittatas to breakfast tacos and shakshuka dishes, this ultimate list of recipes offers plenty of options for cooking up breakfast with eggs that everyone in your family will love. So without further ado, let’s get to it!

Recipes with Eggs for Breakfast:

Basic Egg Breakfast Recipes

1. Easy and Delish’s Sunny-Side Up Eggs

Sunny-side up eggs are an absolute classic! They feature that delicious, runny yolk and crispy edges, and are basically synonymous with breakfast.

2. The Cozy Cook’s Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

Fluffy scrambled eggs are light and airy with a soft texture that melts in your mouth, and The Cozy Cook teaches you how to get the right texture every time.

3. The Heirloom Pantry’s Over Easy Eggs

Over easy eggs are like sunny-side up eggs, but they’re cooked on both sides while still keeping the yolk runny. The Heirloom Pantry’s recipe boasts a deliciously creamy with a runny yolk that adds richness to any dish.

4. Cooking Classy’s Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict is another classic breakfast or brunch dish that’s elevated by its perfectly poached eggs, creamy hollandaise sauce, and Canadian bacon or ham. There are many variations, but Cooking Classy’s recipe is simple, easy to master, and tastes amazing!


5. Cooked by Julie’s Ham and Cheese Omelette

Ham and cheese omelettes are a savory and filling breakfast dish that combines the salty flavor of ham with the richness of eggs and melted cheese. These require a little less precision than the ones above since you don’t have to worry about cooking the whites while keeping the yolk runny, so it’s easy to throw together even when you’re groggy in the morning.

6. Food Network’s Soufflé Omelette with Cheese

Food Network’s soufflé omelette recipe takes regular omelettes to the next level by turning them into airy, fluffy clouds of deliciousness with a golden brown crust and a cheesy filling. You need this in your life – trust us!

7. Serious Eats’ Chinese-Style Layered Omelette

Picture one of those layered crepe cakes, but savory and made with eggs, and you’ve got this incredible recipe from Serious Eats. Scallions and soy sauce are laid between each layer for an awesome twist on the classic crepe.

8. Drive Me Hungry’s Tamagoyaki

Tamagoyaki is a sweet and savory Japanese rolled omelette with a unique texture that’s perfect for breakfast, however it’s a little harder to make well in our opinion. You shouldn’t be discouraged from making it, though, since it’s great with a little soy sauce either by itself or over rice.

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Breakfast Sandwiches

9. Simply Delicious’ Egg in a Hole Bacon Grilled Cheese

The combination of crispy bacon, gooey melted cheese, and a perfectly cooked egg nestled in the center of the bread makes this dish a delicious indulgence.

10. A Small Stove’s Breakfast Banh Mi

The harmonious blend of savory and sweet flavors from the coconut bacon, pickled vegetables, and egg, all sandwiched in a warm, crusty baguette, make this Vietnamese-inspired breakfast a mouth-watering treat.

11. Fork in the Kitchen’s Croque Madame

The creamy béchamel sauce, savory ham, and melted gruyere cheese on toasted bread, all topped with a perfectly fried egg, will have you coming back to this recipe again and again.

breakfast egg recipes - fork in the kitchen's croque madame

12. Eating European’s Crepes with Egg, Ham and Cheese

So this isn’t exactly a sandwich, but it’s close enough! In this breakfast egg recipe, the delicate, paper-thin crepes filled with savory ham, gooey melted cheese, and a perfectly cooked egg make for a light and satisfying morning meal.

13. CopyKat Recipes’ McDonald’s Sausage Egg McMuffin

Admit it. We all treat ourselves to one of these every once in awhile, right?? Well, now you can make it at home thanks to CopyKat Recipes!

Breakfast Tacos

14. Carlsbad Cravings’ Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast tacos are infinitely versatile and customizable, allowing you to mix and match your favorite ingredients for a tasty and satisfying meal. If you’re looking for something super easy and quick, check the recipes below. But if you’re willing to put in a little more time, Carlsbad Cravings’ recipe is one of our favorites!

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15. Lemon Blossoms’ Easy Breakfast Tacos

Talk about easy and delicious! This recipe requires just a few fresh ingredients and is really quick to throw together. The subtle sweetness from the corn is a nice contrast to the savoriness of everything else, as well.

16. The Anthony Kitchen’s Authentic Breakfast Tacos

If you’re the kind of person that loves hearty breakfasts, The Anthony Kitchen’s recipe is going to be your go-to! She actually provides five variations, but they’re all packed with a heap of eggs, potatos, chorizo, and more.

Breakfast Quesadillas

17. Yellow Bliss Road’s Easy Breakfast Quesadillas

Breakfast quesadillas are a fantastic way to combine eggs, cheese, and other breakfast ingredients into a portable and easy-to-eat meal. Yellow Bliss Road’s recipe is easy to make and has all the cheesy, bacon-y goodness you could ever want.

18. Dash of Savory’s Best Breakfast Quesadillas

Ready to level up your breakfast quesadilla game? This one is fully loaded, and if you have the time to put it together in the morning you won’t be disappointed! It’s probably one of our favorite breakfast egg recipes.

Breakfast Burritos

19. Taste of the Frontier’s Breakfast Burrito Recipe

Everyone loves a good breakfast burrito, and Taste of the Frontier fills theirs with sausage, hash browns, cheese, and peppers for the perfect bite every time.

20. Butter Your Biscuit’s Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burrito

If you’re a busy parent or just into meal prepping, here’s a breakfast burrito recipe that’ll still taste great even after being in the freezer!

breakfast egg recipes - butter your biscuit's freezer-friendly breakfast burrito

21. The Modern Proper’s Loaded Breakfast Burritos

As we like to do, here’s a fully loaded breakfast burrito recipe for you to elevate your experience. If you have the time, it’s truly tasty!

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Breakfast Scrambles

22. Great Grub, Delicious Treats’ Hearty Breakfast Scramble

Scrambles are the heartiest of the hearty breakfast egg recipes, and this one is amazing! It’s a delectable medley of ham, potatoes, chili, scrambled eggs, and cheese that’ll leave you with a very happy belly.

23. Spoon Fork Bacon’s Breakfast Scramble Stuffed Avocados

If you’re an avocado fan, this one’s for you. You get all the deliciousness of a breakfast scramble plus the creaminess of the avocado, and it’s surprisingly filling!

24. Everyday Eileen’s Healthy Vegetable Breakfast Scramble

If you’re trying to get more veggies each day, here’s an incredible way to do it. And if you need a little more flavor, a few drops of hot sauce always does the trick.

25. Give Recipe’s Menemen

For the perfect breakfast experience, with a Turkish flare, try Give Recipe’s Menemen! The soft, velvety scrambled eggs cooked with sweet peppers, onions, and tomatoes, and flavored with Turkish spices is a great way to switch things up.

breakfast egg recipes - give recipe's menemen

26. Gimme Some Oven’s Tex-Mex Migas Recipe

If you’ve never tried migas, you’re missing out! The blend of scrambled eggs, crispy corn tortilla strips, and melted cheese all topped with fresh onions and herbs, make this Tex-Mex breakfast dish a flavorful and satisfying addition to your breakfast rotation.

Baked Eggs

27. Nibble Me This’ Baked Eggs Napoleon

Here’s a unique and simple recipe with eggs for breakfast that you NEED to try! At its core, it’s just crumbled tater tots with an egg on top, but trust us when we say it’s the perfect quick breakfast.

breakfast egg recipes - nibble me this' baked eggs napoleon

28. Grateful Prayer, Thankful Heart’s French-Inspired Baked Eggs

The creamy, indulgent combination of eggs, heavy cream, and cheese, flavored with fresh herbs and baked to perfection, make this French-inspired breakfast dish a rich and comforting meal. Serve with toasted bread for the ultimate experience!

29. kitchn’s Mixed Mushroom Egg Bakes

What’s so great about this one? How about the earthy, umami flavor of mixed mushrooms paired with creamy, fluffy eggs, aromatic herbs, and melted cheese? Try it!

30. Lindsey Eats’ Eggs en Cocotte

These cute little ramekins of baked eggs, cream, and cheese are the perfect fancy yet easy breakfast treat that’ll make you feel like you’re living the boujee life!


31. Carlsbad Cravings’ Best Frittata Recipe

This frittata is loaded with bacon, vegetables, and cheese, and is perfect for cleaning out your fridge if you’ve got a bunch of random leftovers. It’s creamy, filling, and tasty in all the best ways!

32. Foodie Crush’s Bacon Broccoli and Potato Frittata

The salty bacon, tender broccoli, and hearty potatoes combined with creamy eggs make for a delicious and filling frittata that’s perfect for breakfast or brunch.

33. Love & Lemons’ Vegetable Frittata

Get your veggies in without feeling like you’re eating them! Love & Lemons’ vegetable frittata is the perfect, healthy way to fuel up for the day.

Breakfast Skillets

34. One Pot Only’s Breakfast Skillet

One Pot Only’s breakfast skillet’s combination of crispy potatoes, savory bacon, and perfectly cooked eggs, all cooked together in one pan, results in a delightful and satisfying breakfast that’ll leave you craving more.

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35. Melissa’s Souther Style Kitchen’s Farmers Breakfast Skillet

If you can’t get enough cheese in your breakfast egg recipes, Melissa’s got you covered! Her Farmers Breakfast Skillet is an amazing mix of hash browns, bell peppers, onions, eggs, ham and cheese all cooked in bacon drippings. Yep, bacon drippings. Don’t miss this one!

breakfast egg recipes - melissa's southern style kitchen's farmers breakfast skillet

36. Spoon Fork Bacon’s Simple Cheesy Skillet Hash Browns and Eggs

Cheesy hash browns and eggs? Yes, please! This skillet is the ultimate comfort food breakfast that’s so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you ever bothered with cereal.

Other Incredible Breakfast Egg Recipes

37. Serious Eats’ Tamago Kake Gohan

Rice and raw egg might sound weird if you’ve never had this before, but trust us, this Japanese breakfast bowl is so creamy and comforting, you’ll be hooked after the first bite! And if you’re looking for a lunch or dinner dish, you can throw some sliced beef on top to turn it into gyudon.

breakfast egg recipes - serious eats' tamago kake gohan

38. This Mama Cooks’ Easy Breakfast Chilaquiles with Eggs

When was the last time you started your day with something truly satisfying? Well, here’s what you need in your life. Get ready to smile ear to ear when you sink your teeth into all this deliciousness.

39. The Food Charlatan’s Easy Breakfast Quiche with Bacon and Spinach

Quiche might sound fancy, but this easy recipe filled with crispy bacon and nutritious spinach is the perfect way to impress your brunch guests (or just treat yo’ self!).

breakfast egg recipes - The food charlatan's easy breakfast quiche with bacon and spinach

40. The Mediterranean Dish’s Traditional Shakshuka Recipe

Looking to really spice things up? This Middle Eastern breakfast egg recipe, with its rich tomato sauce, perfectly poached eggs, and fragrant spices, is a hearty meal that’ll warm you from the inside out!

41. Isabel Eats’ Chilaquiles Verdes

If your breakfast routine is feeling as boring as watching paint dry, then it’s time to spice things up with the tangy tomatillo sauce, crispy tortilla chips, and perfectly cooked eggs of this flavorful breakfast egg recipe.

breakfast egg recipes - isabel eats' chilaquiles verdes

Common Breakfast Egg Recipe Questions:

What else can you eat with eggs for breakfast?

We tried to be as comprehensive as possible, but there are still so many more recipes out there that can help add some much-needed variety to your breakfast. You can make breakfast egg bakes, french toast, ramen eggs, breakfast sliders, and so much more – so get creative!

What are the different ways to cook breakfast eggs?

There are nearly an endless number of ways to prepare eggs, and they’re all delicious in their own ways. We’ve mentioned a bunch above from classic styles like sunny-side up, scrambled, and boiled to baking and mixing them with all kinds of other ingredients, but tons of different cultures have their own unique styles, so there’s always a new recipe to try!

What can I make with a lot of eggs?

If you need to use up a lot of eggs, we’d recommend making a breakfast skillet or breakfast scramble. You can use quite a few eggs in these types of dishes, plus you can throw in all kinds of other ingredients, so if you need to clean out other things from your fridge, you can do this, too!


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