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National Egg Day is Here! Check Out These Top 10 Eggtastic Recipes to Try!

by Ann Ferguson

Eggs are probably the most versatile food ever. They're full of protein and amino acids without any carbohydrates or sugar and go with practically any dish! There's almost no limit to how you can cook eggs, whether that's hard-boiled, eggs Benedict, over-easy, sunnyside up — the list goes on.

But if you're tired of the same old eggs you usually make, then National Egg Day on June 3rd is your chance to branch out. And with these ten foodgasmic recipes, you'll have more than enough egg recipes to satisfy your cravings!

1. Bacon & Egg Paella

Eggs with bacon and tomatos in a skillet

Whether for breakfast or dinner, this bacon and egg paella recipe is a sure winner. With just 13 simple ingredients, you'll transition from the frying pan to the oven for a scrumptious and satisfying meal you can't wait to devour. So, if you love using different spices and love some Spanish flavor, this is the recipe for you.

Pro Tip: To enhance this recipe, try using flavor-absorbing rice like bomba rice to provide the texture you need without changing that paella flavor.

2. Bite-Sized Eggs Benedict

Yup, you read that right — you can have bite-sized eggs Benedict, which is perfect for whenever you’re hosting! You'll need a mini muffin tin and lots of eggs, but we promise the results are well worth it. And if you want to create a veggie version, a la eggs Florentine, just substitute the ham for spinach. For eggs royale, try smoked salmon instead!

No matter how you cook it, you'll be sure to have an instant party favorite!

3. Truckers' Egg & Bacon Roll

Bacon and egg roll

Eggs and bacon are a classic for a reason, but you can take it one step further with this Truckers' egg and bacon roll recipe! In just 40 minutes, you can create four delicious rolls filled with a yummy date sauce that adds a panache you don't see coming. You'll never settle for the ready-made freezer kind again!

4. Egg-in-a-Hole Breakfast Sandwich

Adding eggs to your sandwich is always a good idea, but this egg-in-a-hole breakfast sandwich takes that idea one step forward. While making an actual hole in your bread may seem strange, don't worry — you're just making room for eggy goodness! You can experiment with other sandwich fillings to find the sandwich that hits the right spot or follow the recipe to the letter.

Either way, serve it immediately while it's still hot!

5. Baked Eggs

Baked egg dish

When it comes to brunch, it can difficult to create a unique menu, but that's not the case with this baked eggs recipe. With just a few simple ingredients, you'll have a new favorite egg recipe in 30 minutes! Just make sure to preheat your oven beforehand, especially if you're on a tight schedule!

6. Waffle Omelet

A waffle AND an omelet? Finally, the culinary gods smile down upon us as they mesh two of our favorite breakfast foods into one! With this waffle omelet recipe, you'll get the joy of a waffle-shaped omelet you didn't know you were craving! Follow this easy recipe and you'll have a mouth-watering dish in under 30 minutes.

7. Shanskua

Array of Middle Eastern food

This Middle Eastern dish, Shanskua, is just what you need for those who love expanding their palate and trying new things. Bringing together harissa, tomatoes, and eggs, in a skillet, you'll have a main dish that goes with pretty much anything else. Serve it for breakfast or dinner — it's up to you!

8. Egg Noodles

Now this recipe takes noodles to a whole new level with egg noodles! While there's no doubt other egg noodles that require more doing, this is not that. Using just eggs, you can create noodle nirvana that goes with any sauce or soup. And with a helpful video outlying step by step, you won't want to make noodles any other way!

9. Microwave Poached Eggs

Poached eggs

The trial-and-error of making poached eggs is something we've all faced. But with this poached egg recipe, you can take some of the struggles away. You can use the microwave instead! Just keep your microwave power in mind to avoid egg splatters and explosions the first couple of times you try.

10. Bacon & Sausage Egg-Wrapped Breakfast Burrito

Who doesn't love breakfast burritos? Especially when it's full of bacon and sausage. But this recipe reinvents breakfast burritos, with your eggs substituting as the tortilla! Yup, instead of a tortilla-wrapped deliciousness, you get an egg-wrapped serving of yellow gold. Not only is it delicious, but you can make it in under 30 minutes!

Fire Up the Stove — Or the Oven

Hands cracking egg over skillet on table with ingredients

As you can see, eggs are a magical food. There are just so many ways to prepare them, and each one is more delicious than the last. But before you go on your cooking journey, first make sure you have the cooking appliances to back you up. And if you think it's time for an upgrade, then good news! Downeast Home Appliance Center is just the right place!

If you have any questions, please give us a call or stop by our store! We'll help whip your kitchen into cooking shape!