Eggs for Brunch: 24 Delicious Recipes

Looking for egg-citing brunch recipes? We gathered 24 of our favorite egg recipes that can feed a crowd or just you!

Egg Recipes for Brunch

When you come to think of it, eggs are actually quite incredible. There are endless ways to eat them, whether it be for dinner, dessert, breakfast, lunch, or that sweet spot right in the middle known as brunch. 

We've round up 20+ brunch recipes, all featuring protein packed eggs. Sometimes brunch includes a crowd, other times you're eating solo leaning against the kitchen counter. We've got recipes for both. Some are perfect for on-the-go or for super busy days. Others are made for impressing guests. All will leave your belly full, your day less stressful, and your heart happy. Let’s feast on eggs! 

  • Easy Breakfast Casserole

    Breakfast Casserole
    Elise Bauer

    Putting my love for breakfast casserole into words is difficult. What is not difficult is assembling one—it’s pretty much the easiest thing in the world.  Assemble it the night before so all you must do in the groggy morning hours is shove it into the oven—dare I say it’s so easy it can be done before coffee?

  • Easy Breakfast Casserole With Prosciutto

    A slice of breakfast strata is on a white plate and spring salad is on the plate to the right. Sliced radish and chopped asparagus are visible in the salad. A fork is resting on the top of the plate. Cream linens are under the plate.
    Katie Morford

    Oh so easy and delicious, this breakfast casserole has just the right amount of smokiness thanks to the prosciutto. Cottage cheese adds a slight tang while keeping it moist. Prepare it the night before—just leave the cheese off until it's time to bake it.

  • Bagel Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Egg, and Cheese

    Bagel Breakfast Casserole with Sausage, Egg, and Cheese
    Marta Rivera

    Go ahead and turn those uneaten bagels into a delicious casserole made for sharing. Toss the ingredients together in a casserole the night before so it’s ready to go for the hungry mob in the morning. Jazz it up with a little everything bagel seasoning stirred in or sprinkled on top.

  • Breakfast Casserole with Butternut Squash and Kale

    A Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole with Butternut Squash, Kale and Sage in a casserole dish with some pieces removed and a silver serving utensil in the casserole dish.
    Rachael Narins

    While butternut squash might be a fall vegetable, you can find it frozen all year round. Toasted bread is soaked in eggs mixed with sage, then tossed with the squash, kale, and cheese resulting in a rich and filling brunch.

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  • Breakfast Quesadilla with Black Beans and Eggs

    Side view of two simple breakfast quesadillas on a blue plate with a bowl of salsa to the left and a glass of orange juice above. The scrambled eggs, black beans and cilantro are visible inside the quesadilla.
    Sally Vargas

    These cheesy quesadillas are packed with black beans and spiced with green chilis. If you are feeling wild, stir in some fresh sliced jalapeños or fold in chopped cilantro to brighten things up. Double the recipe and freeze extras for a quick breakfast on the go throughout the week.

  • Sheet Pan English Breakfast

    Full English Breakfast on a Sheet Pan -- a pot of beans, cracked eggs, sausages, potatoes, and tomatoes
    Nick Evans

    It’s no secret that a traditional English breakfast includes loads of food. From sausages and eggs to tomatoes, roasted mushrooms, and simmered beans, it’s enough to leave your kitchen looking like a total wreck. This smart recipe delivers them all to you on one sheet pan. Your dishwasher will thank you.

  • Instant Pot Egg Bites

    Copycat Starbucks Egg Bites made in the instant pot and served on a tray
    Coco Morante

    Besides being the most adorable breakfast bites you ever did see, these grab-and-go eggs come together so quickly and easily thanks to the Instant Pot. Plus, you can add in any cheese you like or any chopped veggies for some crunch. These lil’ cuties can be made ahead of time, frozen, and quickly reheated in the microwave.

  • Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Tacos

    Breakfast Taco Recipe with Chorizo and Eggs
    Irvin Lin

    Mexican chorizo, a spicy sausage flavored with chili peppers and lots of seasonings, is the star of these tacos. The residual oil in the skillet after cooking the sausages flavor the scrambled eggs—so smart! Top it off with fresh tomatoes, avocado, and cilantro.

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  • Freezer Breakfast Burritos with Sausage, Eggs and Salsa Verde

    Frozen Breakfast Burrito Recipe
    Nick Evans

    No time? No problem. Plan ahead with these breakfast burritos. Sweet sausage, spiced potatoes, gooey cheese, and tangy salsa verde get wrapped up in a tortilla and frozen. Throw them into the microwave or toaster oven for a quick and impressive go-to to-go brunch.

  • Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

    Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
    Sheryl Julian

    Typically, breakfast casseroles call for cut-up bread. Here, slices of bread are layered in a casserole dish with ham, cheese, and tomatoes, then it's soaked in eggs and milk. The result is an impressive breakfast sandwich that is crispy on the outside and soft and melty inside.

  • Easy Poached Eggs

    Side view of a poached egg on halved toast with the yolk running over the side.
    Annika Panikker

    The serving possibilities are endless when it comes to a perfectly poached egg. Serve them over toast or avocado slices, on a grain bowl, or simply on their own with a drizzle of hot sauce.

  • Cloud Eggs

    Egg Nests
    Elise Bauer

    Three ingredients are all you need to make this super trendy, whimsical brunch: eggs, Parm, and salt. The whites are whipped until nice and fluffy like the clouds in the sky. Parmesan and salt are folded in and the mixture is arranged on a baking sheet. The yolk gets plopped right in the center and baked to perfection. The whites get crispy and the yolks stay runny and silky smooth.

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  • Tuscan Scrambled Eggs

    Tuscan Scrambled Eggs
    Elise Bauer

    Juicy tomatoes are simmered with onions until sweet and thickened, then scrambled with eggs for a flavorful twist on brunch. Serve it with slices of buttery toasted bread on the side to get your day started off on a delicious note.

  • Scrambled Eggs with Kale and Mozzarella

    scrambled eggs with kale and mozzarella
    Elise Bauer

    Amp up your daily dose of veggies with these simple scrambled eggs. Kale is used here but can easily be subbed out for spinach, collards, or Swiss chard. No mozzarella on hand? No problem. Any melty cheese will work be it provolone, gruyere, cheddar, or Swiss.

  • Huevos Rancheros

    Huevos Rancheros
    Elise Bauer

    Arguably one of the best breakfast dishes to ever exist, fried eggs sit atop a crunchy tortilla and is garnished with salsa and fresh cilantro. Popular additions are beans, avocados, crumbled chorizo, and cheese. Not into fried, jammy eggs? Scramble them for a similar dish called Huevos a la Mexicana.

  • Ham and Egg Bakes

    Baked Eggs and Ham
    Sheryl Julian

    If you have leftover Easter or Christmas ham or deli ham you want to use up, make these individual egg bakes. The eggs are cooked low, slow, and very gently in a buttered ramekin, which becomes soft, spoonable, and almost custard-like.

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  • Omelette in a Mug

    Mug Omelette
    Elise Bauer and Guy Michelier

    I get it! Sometimes you just need a quick brunch option just for one. Microwaves may be notorious for overcooking certain foods, but surprisingly they bode well for eggs. The eggs will turn out moist and fluffy.

  • Cheesy Hash Brown Egg Bites

    Top view of easy hash brown egg bites on a white plate.
    Kalisa Marie Martin

    These cute little egg bites are jam packed with spinach, helping you squeeze in a serving of vegetables in the morning. What’s even better is the hash brown crust that the eggs are baked in. The potatoes are golden, crispy, and add a crunch to each bite. You can use the frozen kind or shred your own Russets if you’re feeling adventurous.

  • Chorizo and Eggs

    Chorizo and Eggs
    Elise Bauer

    Mexican chorizo, made with chilis rather than paprika and garlic like the Spanish version, adds a spicy kick to these scrambled eggs. Raisins are added for sweetness to balance the heat. Wrap it all up in a warmed tortilla with some salsa drizzled on top.

  • Artichoke and Leek Frittata

    Artichoke Leek Frittata
    Elise Bauer

    This tender frittata is spring on a dish. It's loaded with leeks, artichoke hearts, tarragon, and chives. Cottage cheese helps keep everything moist and adds just the right amount of tang. If cottage cheese isn’t your thing, simply swap it out for Parmesan.

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  • Quick and Easy Corned Beef Omelet

    Horizontal image of the best corned beef omelet. The folded omelet is covered in browned corned beef. Grated cheese and parsley are on the top of the omelet. A white cotton napkin is partially under the plate. A fork rests on the napkin which is to the right of the plate. A partial view of a glass of orange juice is above the plate. Halved strawberries are to the left of the omelet on the plate.
    Nick Evans

    The ultimate St. Patrick’s Day-inspired brunch mashup is here: potatoes and corned beef hash folded together with scrambled eggs. The potatoes will crisp up nicely adding a little crunch with each bite. Recommended with a tall glass of Guinness? Yup!

  • Microwave Poached Eggs

    Two poached eggs on top of two pieces of stacked toast. One egg has a slightly runny yolk. Salt and pepper are sprinkled on the eggs, toast and black plate.
    Alison Bickel

    Poaching eggs can be intimidating. Fear no more, because you can lean on your microwave. All you need is a mug and some water. If you are still determined to master the classic way of poaching eggs, we have that recipe too.

  • Tomatillo Scrambled Eggs

    Tomatillo Scrambled Eggs
    Elise Bauer

    If you are a lover of salsa verde, these eggs are for you. Add tomatillos and jalapeños, which yes, turn the eggs green. Garnish with fresh cilantro. If you have a hard time finding tomatillos, simply use jarred salsa verde or make your own.

  • Mushroom Toast with Fried Egg

    Mushrooms on toast with egg
    Sheryl Julian

    Sautéed mushrooms take this simple egg on toast recipe to a whole new level. The yolk will seep into the crusty bread and richen up the mushrooms, creating a sauce. Use any kind of mushrooms, whether button, cremini, shiitake, portobello, or a mix.