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Our Favorite Egg Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

We could eat eggs every day, any time of day. From a jammy boiled egg, to a silky soft scramble, there are so many ways to prepare this simple ingredient. These are all of our favorite egg recipes; whether you're cooking brunch for a crowd, or want some veggies topped with an egg for dinner, we've got you covered.

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    Chilaquiles Rojos with Fried Eggs and Cotija

    Chilaquiles Rojos with Fried Eggs and Cotija

    Charring the tomato and onion before adding them to the red chile sauce is a quick way to create rich, slow-cooked flavor. Thick-cut fresh tortilla chips soak up the sauce and runny egg yolks without getting soggy. 1 1/2 pounds plum tomatoes (about 8 medium), halved lengthwise 1 medium-size white …

    Matzo Brei with Caramelized Onions

    Matzo Brei with Caramelized Onions

    This savory meal is Passover-friendly and can be eaten at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. "Why are you making fried cardboard?" my first husband asked the first time he watched me make matzo brei. He had never before encountered this classic Jewish dish. Then he tasted it, his eyes went wide, and he …

    Egg in a Bagel Hole

    Egg in a Bagel Hole

    Adding water to the skillet helps cook the eggs evenly without burning the bagel halves, resulting in a lightly toasted bagel wrapped around a perfectly runny yolk. Savory smoked salmon and creamy avocado complete this classic breakfast. 1 everything bagel, split 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, …

    Za'atar Baked Eggs

    Za'atar Baked Eggs

    I’ve been lucky enough to spend the past 20 years working in food media, following the brightest restaurant talents, traveling in search of great food, and eating alongside some of the world’s best chefs. In my role as special projects director at Food & Wine and as a judge on Bravo’s Top Chef, …

    Scrambled Eggs Florentine

    Scrambled Eggs Florentine

    Eggs may be a must at Easter brunch, but they easily can be stepped up from your basic scramble or omelet. Here, we fold spinach and mascarpone into soft scrambled eggs and spoon over crostini for an easy appetizer that fits right in with the other holiday-special dishes on the table. Slideshow: …

    Crispy Cheese Burritos with Chorizo and Eggs

    Crispy Cheese Burritos with Chorizo and Eggs

    When Richard Chang was chef and owner of Tacos La Tehuanita truck in Los Angeles, he wowed crowds with his burnt-cheese-roll taco, made by griddling cheese until crisp and rolling it up around various fillings. This version pairs chorizo-studded black beans and eggs with creamy avocado for richness. …

    Scrambled Egg and Avocado Breakfast Sandwiches

    Scrambled Egg and Avocado Breakfast Sandwiches

    This simple and satisfying breakfast sandwich recipe calls for using American cheese, but it’s equally as delicious with Gruyere or sharp cheddar cheese. Feel free to use your favorite toast if you don’t have English muffins. A dash of vinegary hot sauce is a great addition here. Slideshow: More …

    Deviled Egg Toast

    Deviled Egg Toast

    This variation on deviled eggs is chef Missy Robbins’ favorite way to get the salty, spicy, tangy filling all in one crunchy bite. Note from the Food & Wine Test Kitchen Robbins usually tops her crostini with bottarga or tuna roe and recommends truffles or even hot sauce, too. Garlic Aioli 1 head …

    French Rolled Omelet

    French Rolled Omelet

    Preparing a proper omelet is an essential cooking technique for culinary school students, cooks, and chefs. Here's how many skills the simple dish elicits. At the Culinary Institute of America, Egg Day occurs during Skills II, the class that comes right after students learn how to make stock and …

    Kai Jeow Moo Sab (Thai Fried Omelet with Pork)

    Kai Jeow Moo Sab (Thai Fried Omelet with Pork)

    "The first time that I ate one of these omelets was on the street in Thailand," says Leah Cohen, chef of New York's Pig & Khao. "I had never eaten a deep-fried egg and I was shocked that it was crispy but still tender. My mind was blown and [the] low-and-slow egg cooking that my French training …

    Potatoes Benedict with Make-Ahead Poached Eggs

    Potatoes Benedict with Make-Ahead Poached Eggs

    These Mad Genius tips for poaching eggs in advance make Eggs Benedict easy to pull off for a crowd. I love hosting brunch — even packed into my tiny New York City apartment — because the bloody Marys are always bottomless and I get to showcase some of my favorite Mad Genius tips. One of my all-time …

    Spicy Sesame, Bacon, and Egg Congee

    Spicy Sesame, Bacon, and Egg Congee

    Taking a cue from Chef Mei Lin of Nightshade, we’re adding spicy pork, creamy egg yolks, and crunchy sesame to classic rice congee. Low and slow cooking is the key to its great texture; adjust the heat as needed to maintain a gentle bubble that results in tender grains. 1 small shallot, thinly …

    Egg Bhurji (Spiced Indian Scrambled Eggs)

    Egg Bhurji (Spiced Indian Scrambled Eggs)

    Take just a few extra minutes, and plain scrambled eggs are transformed into this vibrant eggs bhurji (also spelled "bhurjee") breakfast, flavored with onions, chiles, ginger, tomatoes, and spices. A squeeze of lemon juice and a sprinkling of cilantro add a final dose of brightness. It's delicious …

    Sherried Mushrooms with Fried Eggs on Toast

    Sherried Mushrooms with Fried Eggs on Toast

    For a fabulous topping for a fried egg on toast, Cindy Pawlcyn sautés mushrooms and onions with the Spanish dry sherry Oloroso. More Egg Recipes 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing 3/4 pound mixed mushrooms, such as button and cremini, sliced 1/4 inch thick Salt and freshly …

    Baked Eggs in Poblano Tomato Sauce

    Baked Eggs in Poblano Tomato Sauce

    Food & Wine’s Kay Chun uses fresh tomatoes as well as jarred tomato sauce to amp up the flavor in her simple and delicious breakfast bake. Slideshow: More Baked Breakfasts 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 poblano chiles, seeded and sliced 1/2 inch thick 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 cups jarred …

    Poached Eggs with Red Wine Sauce

    Poached Eggs with Red Wine Sauce

    In 2018, Food & Wine named this recipe one of our 40 best: In the early years, Food & Wine had a distinct French bent to it, especially in the recipes. Anne Willan, founder of the prestigious École de Cuisine la Varenne in France, expounded the virtues of cooking with wine and shared a recipe for …

    Keralan Egg Curry

    Keralan Egg Curry

    Coconut milk, tomatoes, and onions add vegetal sweetness that rounds out the fruity piquancy of Kashmiri chile powder and Thai chiles in this warmly-spiced egg curry. It's South Indian dish that chef Margaret Pak of Thattu in Chicago, a 2020 Food & Wine Best New Restaurant first learned to make …

    Eggs Benedict Toast

    Eggs Benedict Toast

    This super-simple variation on Eggs Benedict features prosciutto instead of Canadian bacon, and eggs that are steamed, not poached. The secret to this super-simple eggs Benedict from Susan Spungen? Cornstarch. It stabilizes the emulsion in the hollandaise, helping to prevent the sauce from breaking …

    Gyeranjjim (Korean Steamed Eggs)

    Gyeranjjim (Korean Steamed Eggs)

    Eunjo Park, a 2020 F&W Best New Chef, turns to the microwave to make gyeranjjim, a fluffy and luxurious dish of Korean steamed eggs, in just a few minutes. The eggs are infused with flavorful broth and topped with all kinds of optional garnishes, like a drizzle of toasted sesame oil or hot chile …

    Caviar-Topped Deviled Eggs

    Caviar-Topped Deviled Eggs

    For these deviled eggs, chef Evan Babb channels his mother's and grandmother's classic recipes for the filling, which gets a briny kick from a splash of olive juice. A dollop of sturgeon caviar on top takes these deviled eggs to the next level. 2 quarts water 6 farm-fresh pasture-raised eggs 2 …

    Mushroom Tortilla

    Mushroom Tortilla

    This Spanish mushroom omelet from chef José Andrés is supersimple and a great make-ahead dish for brunch. Slideshow: More Recipes With Mushrooms 6 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, preferably Spanish, plus more for brushing 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 3/4 pound cremini mushrooms, cut into …

    Soft Scrambled Eggs with Ham and Truffles

    Soft Scrambled Eggs with Ham and Truffles

    Light and fluffy, these eggs are gently seasoned and generously perfumed by fresh black truffles. For the perfect creamy, tender bite, pull the eggs off of the heat before they set; they will continue to cook after they leave the stove. 6 large eggs 1/2 cup lower-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons …

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