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Try One of Our 13 Best Egg Recipes for Dinner

We currently have leftover pancakes in the fridge from brunch over the weekend. Tonight’s dinner? 1000% it will be pancakes and eggs, of course.

During the week I can admit that sometimes I throw in the towel when it comes to cooking dinner, which is why I love easy, flavorful egg recipes for dinner.

I like to know that I’m serving something that is filling and has some protein, without relying on processed food, and eggs easily check those boxes for me.

From the perfect scrambled eggs to breakfast sandwiches made every which way, there is no shortage of egg dishes that make an entirely satisfying dinner.

Here are 13 such delicious and filling options – my nominees for the very best egg recipes for dinner that I put forth for your culinary consideration.

Broccoli Cheddar Zoodle Bake Photo
Broccoli Cheddar Zoodle Bake Recipe
Think of this broccoli cheddar zoodle bake as a frittata or crustless quiche, only with more veggies and more flavor. This recipe uses a spiralizer to make noodles from zucchini then you throw in a bunch of other vegetables, and you’ve got a tasty, healthy meal! Kale, broccoli, a bit of cheddar cheese and egg whites ultimately create one insanely delicious dinner that also makes a great lunch.
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Sweet Potato Burrito Bowl Recipe
Not your average egg dish by any stretch, these veggie and protein-packed sweet potato burrito bowls are unexpectedly tasty, easy to make, filling and delicious. A bed of sweet potato noodles is topped with a pair of perfectly poached eggs, chunks of avocado and the salsa of your choice for a dinner you can feel happy about serving and eating.
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Cheesy Avocado Egg in a Hole Recipe
Our cheesy avocado egg in a hole recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes, making it a quick and easy weeknight dinner on those evenings when you’re exhausted or busy chasing the kids all over. They’re made with ham, cheese, avocado, and a perfectly runny egg, for a simple yet deliciously savory dinner that is super satisfying and filling.
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Easy Migas Recipe
I love love love this easy migas recipe – it is one of my favorite egg recipes for dinner! Of course, I love anything Tex Mex so that applies to migas as well. Think soft and cheesy scrambled eggs loaded up with peppers, onions, and fried tortillas, which some prefer to serve with refried beans before topping with salsa or sour cream. I like mine with tomatoes, avocado and queso fresco!
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Buffalo Chicken Hash Recipe
A mere 30 minutes and one pan are all you need to make this hash recipe for dinner any night of the week! A bed of sweet potato chunks and sliced red bell peppers is topped with flavorful sliced chicken sausage, eggs, cheese and hot sauce then sprinkled with crisp green onions. The flavor combination is out of this world and this egg recipe is both hearty and nutritious.
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Toaster Oven Egg Bake Recipe
Tasty and filling, this high protein toaster oven egg bake is made with cottage cheese, eggs, and spicy pepper jack cheese. I love it for breakfast, of course, but it’s another of my very favorite egg recipes for dinner. Served with a side of crisp, steamed green veggies you end up with an easy weeknight dinner that will leave you completed satisfied with little effort in the kitchen.
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Cheesy Grits Recipe
Cheesy grits with eggs and spinach aren’t just for breakfast anymore – take my word for it! Cooked until creamy and smothered in cheese, I love grits with a couple of runny eggs on top served for dinner in much the same way you might eat cheesy grits with plump grilled cheese on top. Fried eggs or poached eggs are equally as good here so make them the way you love them best!
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Green Chile Egg Taquitos Recipe
I love these green chile egg taquitos because they are a total cinch to make while still being really tasty. My kids love them, too! With just five ingredients you can make these fresh in no time for dinner during the week, but they’re also really easy to make and freeze in advance for a quick and easy breakfast, lunch or dinner on the go when you’re pressed for time.
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Mexican Egg-Stuffed Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipes
I love eating baked sweet potatoes for dinner, topped with all kinds of veggies and avocado and salsa and calling it good. These Mexican egg-stuffed baked sweet potatoes are all of that, only next level. Crack an egg directly into each potato and when they’re baked through top your eggy sweet potato with a big drizzle of tangy, avocado lime crema.
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Spinach Artichoke Mini Frittatas Recipe
These mini spinach artichoke frittatas are perfect for serving at brunch, as you might imagine, but also make one heck of an egg recipe for dinner. A few of these (which you can absolutely prep in advance for meals throughout the week) and a big plate of green salad will have you feeling good about how you’re fueling your body, while packing all the flavor you want in a good dinner.
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Bacon and Egg Risotto Recipe
Yes, you read that correctly – bacon and egg risotto. A savory plate of risotto studded with bacon is topped with the egg of your choice, but take my word for it and go with a runny egg. Over easy or over medium are perfect with this bacon risotto! The best part? The risotto is made in the Instant Pot so you can be serving dinner in no time flat.
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Baked Egg Tostadas Recipe
Made entirely in the toaster oven from start to finish these baked egg tostadas are practically begging to make your dinner menu at some point this week. Warm tortillas are topped with black beans, melty cheese, and a baked egg and garnished, of course, to your liking. I suggest tomatoes, fresh or pickled jalapeños, sliced green onions, cilantro and maybe a bit of queso fresco.
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Spinach Leek Potato Frittata Photo
Spinach Leek Potato Frittata Recipe
A savory frittata loaded with veggies is never a bad way to go in my world – especially when said vegetables include potatoes! Simply sauté the vegetables in a cast iron skillet, whisk in beaten eggs, and bake for 20 minutes. From start to finish, this recipe takes less than an hour and it can be made in advance and reheated for dinner any night of the week, but it’s also great for lunch.
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