It’s said that the 100 folds in a chef’s toque represent the 100 ways to prepare an egg. From poached and fried, to scrambled boiled, and coddled, there are a myriad of ways to enjoy this versatile ingredient. In this post are amassed some amazing egg dishes for brunch entertaining.
There are recipes that feed 2-4 and others that will feed a crowd. These egg based brunch recipes are perfect for Easter, Mother’s Day and Christmas holidays, but you’ll also want to turn to them for any weekend get together and they make egg-cellent easy dinner options, too.
Incredible Egg Dishes For Brunch
Eggs are one of the most versatile ingredients on the planet. You can use them in baking, to enrich soups and breads and their simple, balanced makeup of albumen and yolk give rise to innumerable dishes from savory to sweet.
In this collection you'll find everything from simple to egg-stravagant egg recipes starting with casseroles and egg bakes, to quiches, skillets and sandwiches, frittatas omelettes and benedicts, to bite sized egg-centric snacks.
Make notes of your favorites, and don't forget to pin it to your favorite brunch board, so you'll always have these tasty recipes handy.
Egg Casseroles and Egg Bakes
We love the make-ahead nature of egg casseroles and egg bakes for brunch. Do the prep the day before, then bake them off the next day. Although some of these brunch egg dishes are simple enough to do at the last minute, others require an overnight rest in the refrigerator.
Serve these hearty egg bakes with sides like a tropical fruit salad, applewood smoked bacon or sliced glazed ham.
Amazing Chorizo Egg Bake
Filled with chunks of chorizo sausage, sweet potato, green chiles and cheese, this is an easy gluten free, keto friendly baked egg casserole to feed a hungry brunch crowd.
Cheesy Baked Egg Casserole
This cheesy baked egg casserole is the perfect brunch dish because you can make it ahead of time and bake it while the egg hunt is happening. We love the fluted ceramic dish used here to give it a festive flair.
Cheesy Potato Breakfast Casserole w/Turkey Sausage & Eggs
This hearty casserole is made with shredded russet potatoes, apples, turkey sausage and Jarlsberg cheese. It takes about an hour to bake and can be made ahead of time or the day of, so it's a perfect brunch egg dish for planned or impromptu gatherings.
Overnight Breakfast Casserole
Loaded with bacon, sausage, peppers, onions, and cheese, iThis overnight egg dish has everything that you could possibly want in a breakfast casserole.
Spinach and Mushroom Breakfast Strata
Spinach and Mushroom Egg Strata is a tasty vegetarian egg bake that's perfect for special midday brunch. The puffed egg soaked bread is soft and custardy and the browned bits on top get a delightfully crunchy crust when baked.
Asparagus Bacon Egg Casserole
This cheery spring-y baked asparagus egg casserole is puffed and light. Perfect to go with your favorite side dishes and sweet baked treats.
Egg Casserole with Sausage and Vegetables
This breakfast egg bake recipe is a winner because of its simple ingredients — just veggies, eggs, and spices. Plus it's dairy free! We would eat this for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
Pizza gana, if you are unfamiliar with it, is an Italian dish made with a combination of eggs, meats, cheese and a little milk. It's a traditional Italian Easter egg dish that's perfect for brunch, anytime.
Asparagus-Ham and Gouda Breakfast Strata
Asparagus-Ham and Gouda Breakfast Strata is rich, creamy and super delicious. Stratas, unlike traditional egg bakes, have cubes of stale bread that soaks up the egg custard, producing a tender, creamy inside and crusty puffed dome. One of our favorite egg dishes for festive brunches.
Cheesy Tater Tot Casserole
Only 15 minutes of prep! This no-meat cheesy egg and tater tot casserole is a delicious and easy dish, featuring roasted red peppers, fresh spinach, and melted cheddar. We love how bright and cheery this egg dish looks -- 'cause you eat first with your eyes!
Loaded Baked Denver Omelet Casserole
If an omelette and an egg bake had a love child, this egg casserole would be the happy result. Serve this quick and easy egg dish with your favorite brunch sides, like a simple fruit salad, or this over the top cinnamon coffee cake.
Amazing Quiches for Easter Brunch
These simple quiche recipes will lure everyone to the buffet table. Depending on how many people you're hosting, consider making 2 or 3 types of quiche for a variety of egg dishes to satisfy every type of brunch appetite..
Buttermilk Quiche With Ham, Cheddar, And Chives
Buttermilk quiche is tangy and zippy. You'll love this one loaded with savory ham, cheese and chives. This would also make a delicious dinner with a side salad and glass of wine.
Caramelized Onion and Sausage Quiche
This sausage quiche recipe with sweet caramelized onions and herbs is the quiche of our dreams. Make the caramelized onions a few days before to help this simple egg dish come together even quicker for your weekend brunch.
Crustless Asparagus Quiche with Feta
This healthy crustless asparagus quiche is the perfect quick and easy make-ahead option for breakfast or brunch!
Quiche with Leeks & Pancetta
This gorgeous egg quiche is ribboned with tender sweet leeks and pancetta and the flaky crust is irresistible. If you're making this egg dish for brunch, please invite me.
Quiche Lorraine is made with flakey, buttery pie crust and a savory egg custard filling packed with bacon, caramelized shallots, and melted cheese. It's a classic egg recipe that should be in everyones brunch repetoire.
Crustless Zucchini Bacon Quiche
A deceptively easy and tasty gluten-free crustless zucchini bacon quiche. We just love the rosy crown of tomato slices as a garnish to add a bit of fresh acidity.
Ratatouille Veggie Quiche Recipe
This ratatouille veggie quiche is loaded with zucchini, squash, eggplant, tomatoes and fresh basil. It's everyones favorite French veggie dish in quiche form -- perfect for Easter or Mother's Day brunch.
Ham & Cheese Mini Quiche Recipe
We love these mini quiches for larger gatherings, they're tasty and portable made with Mason Jar lids -- perfect for grazing at a buffet with with a brunch cocktail in your other hand.
Rustic Crab Quiche
Lump crabmeat is a bit of a splurge, but what better way to celebrate than with this rustic crab quiche. Serve this seafood quiche with a fruit salad and muffins for a delicious Easter brunch.
Mushroom Chive Quiche
This mushroom chive quiche is about as simple as it gets. Using a store-bought, frozen crust makes this doable any time the brunch craving strikes. Make this simple egg dish for a meatless Monday dinner too.
5-Ingredient Ham and Cheese Quiche
Serve this simple ham and egg quiche for weekend brunch with a fresh green salad and your favorite fruity coffeecake.
Unique Egg Skillets and Bakes
These recipes highlight whole eggs in brunch dishes with perfectly cooked whites and sunny yolks as well as softly scrambled and baked into a bigger recipe. Serve these brunch favorites with your favorite morning cocktails and a little something sweet on the side.
Healthy Pesto Potato Hash Skillet
For a vibrant spring-y egg skillet, this pesto hash with perfectly cooked sunny side up eggs should be served rustic and family style for brunch.
Eggs Benedict Tarts With Puff Pastry
Make an eggs Benedict style breakfast even easier but maintain that bit of elevation with these puff pastry tarts. Use store bought puff pastry ('cause whose got time to laminate dough?) Don't skip the hollandaise sauce to make this egg dish really stand out on your brunch buffet.
Oven Baked Eggs with Sausage, Peppers & Onions
These Oven Baked Eggs with Sausage, Peppers & Onions are easy to make, a little elegant and perfect for special brunch occasions. We love the individual ramekins, so everyone gets their own special egg dish.
Moroccan Eggs in Tomato Sauce (Shakshuka)
Not exactly baked, these Moroccan eggs are poached shakshuka style in a tagine. They're savory and irresistible. Don't you just want to dunk a toast into that yolk?
Baked Eggs in Tomato Cups
This retro recipe is so easy to make, which makes it an ideal egg dish for Easter or Mother’s Day brunch (or any brunch for that matter).
Gruyere & Mushroom Eggs en Cocotte
These indulgently creamy Gruyere spiked baked eggs are rich and satisfying. We love it because everyone gets their own individual ramekin. Definitely have toast on hand for dunking into that glorious yolk.
Cheesy Tomato Egg Gratin
This baked egg casserole is unlike anything you've ever had, but it hits the spot. Spinach and tomato are layered with soft scrambled eggs and topped with a cheesy Gruyere bechamel sauce. An amazing baked egg brunch dish (though my grandmother used to make this as a first course for family dinners).
Spinach with Eggs Breakfast
Spinach with Eggs is like a bright green shakshuka. This healthy egg dish is an easy brunch recipe you can make in one pan.
Spicy Turkish Style Baked Eggs (Shakshuka)
Use individual skillets or one large cast iron skillet to make these gorgeous and colorful Turkish baked eggs. Serve with crusty toasts for dipping.
Egg Sandwiches (Sammies)
Everyone loves hand held breakfasts which is why these egg based sandwiches are so popular. From two-handed stackers to casserole style sliders, guests will clamor to dig into these eggy brunch-wiches.
Breakfast Bagel Sandwich with Smoked Salmon
This breakfast bagel sandwich with herbed cream cheese and smoked salmon, then topped with a runny egg will make you craving it every day and definitely for special weekend brunch occasions. The runny egg yolk makes this dish perfect.
Sheet-pan baked eggs-in-a-bagel-hole
These glorious bagels in a hole with ribbons of prosciutto and sunny, runny eggs are definitely a MUST MAKE for brunch. For extra wow-factor, this recipe calls for a drizzle of truffle pesto or truffle oil. Outstanding!
Overnight Sausage Egg & Cheese Stuffed Bread Strata
This savory slice and go sandwich is a perfect brunch option. It's like a cross between strata and a breakfast egg bake, but this sausage egg spinach "casserole" is baked in a hollowed out loaf of bread. Just slice and enjoy.
If you're having a larger scale brunch, this bagel board is the perfect DIY egg sammie option. Lay out your favorite add ons like smoked salmon, thin slices of cucumber and radish, fresh dill and jammy soft boiled eggs. Let your guests build their own epic brunch sandwich.
Ham and Cheese Egg in the Hole
Here's an egg "sandwich" that requires a knife and fork, but this open faced beauty has wow factor! Because they have to be individually made, this is a perfect egg dish for smaller brunch crowds (2-4).
Easy Crab Scrambled Eggs
Speaking of open faced sandwiches, the wow factor in this one is the crabmeat that's folded into perfectly scrambled eggs. Truly a thing of beauty and this brunch dish is easy to make too!
Quick Poached Egg & Garlic Spinach Bagel
This breakfast egg sammie has it all from tender spinach to a crusty bagel and chili flaked poached egg. You might need a knife and fork for one.
Ham Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sliders
Simple, but irresistible, these brunch sliders are filled with ham egg and cheese, baked with a savory butter poppy seed topping. Makes a whole casserole of egg sammies to feed a crowd.
Scrambled Eggs on Toast
Simple and straightforward, this comforting egg dish makes a great brunch option or quick and easy weeknight dinner.
Leftover Turkey and Egg Oven Sliders
These breakfast sliders are a little more casual, but absolutely delicious. Layered with turkey, scrambled egg, melty cheese, fresh tomato and mashed avocado on a soft baked slider rolls. Heavenly for your brunch buffet and they feed a crowd.
Frittatas and Omelettes
The big difference between frittatas and omelettes is that frittatas are baked with all the fun ingredients mixed in. Omelettes are made in a skillet where the eggs are cooked just until set and filled with your favorite ingredients.
Either way, you're in for a treat, but we recommend going with frittatas for a larger crowd and individual egg omelettes for a smaller brunch gathering.
Hawaiian Breakfast Omelette
This sunny Hawaiian omelette is made with canadian bacon, melty mozzarella and fresh pineapple salsa. It's light and definitely tropical. Watch the video to see how to form the omelette.
Tahu dan Telur Panggang
Like a crustless mushroom quiche, Tahu dan Telur Panggang is an easy to make egg dish that will impress your brunch guests.
Easy Italian Omelette
Buttery prosciutto, ripe tomato, sauteed mushrooms, two kinds of cheese and fresh basil make this simple egg dish an Italian favorite for your weekend brunch.
Healthy, filling and loaded with veggies, this Vegetable Frittata is one satisfying, low-carb egg dish that’s great for brunch or anytime of the day.
Turkey Kielbasa and Cheddar Rolled Omelet
How fun is this rolled omelet? Filled with healthier turkey kielbasa and cheddar cheese, this egg dish is a great brunch centerpice for your buffet. Guests can slice and go, easy-peasy.
Smoked Salmon Omelette
The key to a smoked salmon omelette is to cook the eggs first, then top them with cold smoked salmon to avoid cooking the fish. A dollop of creme fraiche with capers and chives makes this a delicious brunch recipe for small groups.
Vegetable Frittata with Smoked Salmon
This gorgeous vegetable frittata with smoked salmon is loaded with zucchini, asparagus, and spinach for a Springtime brunch dish that's healthy, too!
Cajun Andouille Sausage Sweet Potato Frittata
Put some Cajun flavors in your mouth with this quick and easy egg frittata recipe. This puffy baked dish is a hearty, filling brunch recipe thanks to the andouille sausage and ribbons of sweet potato. The zingy cajun spice blend amps up the heat.
A Keto Frittata is perfect for breakfast and can be filled with whatever veggies you love for a satisfying (and gorgeous) breakfast.
Really unique egg dishes
These egg recipes know no bounds -- and we like it that way! If you're looking for something beyond the usual, try these savory egg dishes for something different for your weekend brunch offerings.
Turkish Eggs Cilbir Recipe - Give Recipe
Çılbır is an authentic Turkish style poached egg recipe. Poached eggs placed on garlic flavored Greek yogurt and then drizzled with a spiced hot butter sauce. How exotic!
Vegetarian Scotch Egg Recipe
Who knew you could make a Scotch egg that's VEGETARIAN! The secret is vegetarian sausage. We love the crisp, crunchy exterior and the perfectly cooked hard boiled egg for this brunch recipe.
Flamenco eggs (huevos a la flamenca)
Flamenco eggs (huevos a la flamenca) are a traditional Spanish egg dish, a little like shakshuka but with a distinctly Spanish flair. It's easy to prepare and full of delicious flavor.
Bacon and egg pie
Don't confuse this bacon and egg pie with a quiche, it's made with a ramp pesto and baked with swirls of crust that get golden and flaky. A truly showstopping brunch entree.
Parsley Pesto Green Beans
This isn't a combo you see all that often, but the beautifully blanched French beans with a fresh herbal pesto and perfectly poached egg makes this brunch dish a healthy and delicious way to celebrate any occasion.
Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Crepes
Best breakfast ever? These Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Crepes are homemade savory crepes filled with scrambled eggs, crumbled bacon, and cheddar cheese.
Nicoise Salad with Fresh Tuna
Niçoise salad is a classic French dish that's makes a delicious brunch with an oozy poached egg. The star of this recipe is the seared tuna with steamed potatoes, asparagus and briny olives. Also make this for a light and healthy dinner with a sparkling rosé.
Pea Guacamole & Egg Tostada
This egg tostada just screams SPRING! We like this one for a healthy brunch with plenty of veg. Jo uses flour tortillas for her tostada, but you could also fry up some corn tortillas for a gluten free version of this brunch egg dish.
No one can resist a breakfast benedict, right? Here's some creative and crafty ways to make eggs benedict at home (with or without an english muffin) and some with a few other twists thrown in for good measure. These recipes make for a really special weekend brunch.
Poached Eggs with Mock Béarnaise Sauce
This simple, perfect benedict is made even easier with foolproof poached eggs and a mock bearnaise sauce. Great for novice chefs to help gain their kitchen confidence.
Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict
Eggs Benedict is the ultimate breakfast choice and this one with smoked salmon is a delicious twist on the original. The perfect offering for Easter or Mother's Day celebrations.
Rosti Eggs Benny
Here's a creative way to make a gluten free benedict with crispy rosti potatoes! Top golden hash brown nests with a perfectly poached egg, hollandaise, bacon bits and chives. It's a egg brunch dish that EVERYONE will love.
Eggs Benedict Pizza
This fun twist on classic eggs benedict is a fun alternative to the standard, more labor intensive one -- and it's much easier for a crowd. We love the runny eggs and drizzle of hollandaise for this soon-to-be brunch favorite.
Everything Bagel Eggs Benedict
Jazz up classic Eggs Benedict with Everything Bagel Seasoning! This Bagel Eggs Benedict is an impressive, easy brunch recipe you can make in less than 30 minutes!
Air Fryer Poached Eggs for Eggs Benedict
Love a nice breakfast of Eggs Benedict but don’t have the time? Air fryer poached eggs are the answer! We love this innovative approach to poaching.
Bite Sized Minis
It's not a party without some bite sized appetizers and hors d'ouevres -- even for brunch. So why not pass these egg-centric dishes to rev up everyone's appetites?
Here are our favorite egg cups, deviled eggs and mini quiches for one and two bite wonders that everyone will love.
Boursin Deviled Eggs
When you're favorite spreadable cheese hangs out with your favorite deviled egg, this is the happy result.
We love the meticulous details that give these delicious egg bites the glow of sophistication.
A piping bag will help you achieve the same polished look for your boursin deviled eggs and mustard seed "caviar" gives this brunch egg dish the perfect "POP"!
Puff Pastry Mini Quiches
No one can resist a simple mini quiche and these use puff pastry for a flaky, puffed crust. Bite sized, portable and delicious, they're a perfect eggy bite for passing and brunch buffets.
These healthy egg bites contain only five simple ingredients and they're perfect for an Easter buffet. Small hands love them!
Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs
These 3-ingredient Everything-Bagel Deviled Eggs are the perfect Easter hand-held bite and they come together in just 30 minutes.
Egg Muffins with Broccoli and Cheddar
These mini broccoli cheddar egg muffins are just like crustless quiches - fancy but easy as can be!
Easter Deviled Eggs
Make beautiful deviled eggs decorated to look like little spring Easter baskets complete with grass and flowers.
Sausage and Leek Mini Quiche
These dairy free quiche are so easy to make in a muffin tin and absolutely delicious with ribbons of sweet leeks and hearty breakfast sausage.
Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs
These Delicious Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs are a spiced up version of the classic that will fly off the brunch buffet.
Asian Deviled Eggs
Dini's Miso Ramen Deviled Eggs are as beautiful to look at as they are delicious to eat. Make sure you make at least one batch of this specialty egg dish for your brunch buffet.
Mini Spinach Quiches
The fun part about making these mini spinach quiche and bacon bites is assembling them! The flaky pastry crust makes them extra special.
Hummus Deviled Eggs
We like to pass these hummus deviled eggs as an easy and healthy prelude to a larger brunch meal. They're easy to make and always a crowd pleaser.
My parents raise chickens so we always have more fresh eggs than we know what to do with. I can’t wait to work my way through this list. I know we are going to find some new favorites!
Lisa Lotts says
I’ve already got several of my faves picked out.