Eggs are a cheap source of protein and an unsung superfood we love to celebrate in our spring menus ~ here are favorite egg recipes from breakfast to dessert!
why you should eat more eggs!*
One egg contains 6 grams of protein and just 78 calories.
1. Eggs contain a number of important vitamins and minerals. They are a great source of Vitamin D, Vitamin A, Vitamin B-12, phosphorus, selenium and more.
2. Eating eggs is a great way to get high-quality protein. The protein in eggs is high-quality, meaning it is more easily absorbed by the body.
3. Eggs can help you stay fuller for longer. They contain choline, an essential nutrient that helps with appetite control.
4. Eating eggs can help boost your eyesight. Eggs contain lutein and zeaxanthin, two powerful antioxidants that help protect your vision.
Eggs on a sheet pan? For sure, it’s a lightened up way to do eggs, especially when you team them with lots of spring greens. The key is the ratio of veggies to egg, about 1 to 1. These thin frittata slices make an especially elegant brunch dish. Kind of a cross between eggs and a salad, yum.
This trio might not be your first thought when it comes to spring asparagus, but, trust me, it should be. To make reliably jammy eggs start with room temperature eggs, cover with cold water, bring to a boil, boil 6 1/2 minutes, the drain, rinse in cold water, and peel. Slice open to reveal pure liquid gold.
Deviled eggs are a retro chic spring starter but you can amp up the glam factor when you add avocado into the mix. Pipe the filling into the whites with a large star tip and watch them disappear.
Forget about the ham, this quiche is a brunch showstopper. You’ll use those eggs in the pie and also in the homemade Hollandaise sauce. Grab your immersion blender to make this quick 30 second sauce, and use pasteurized eggs for confidence.
These eggs baked in puff pastry are the ultimate breakfast in bed recipe, and they look spectacular on a brunch buffet table, too.
Eggs make a simple salad into a light meal, they add satisfying protein along with lots of other health benefits. This beautiful salad could easily be the centerpiece of a spring brunch.
Maybe my favorite way to eat eggs, this simple comforting recipe can serve as breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
Kedgeree is classic British comfort food made with basmati rice, smoked salmon, soft cooked eggs, and lots of herbs and spices — it’s versatile enough to eat for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner!
Baking eggs in cream (oeufs cocottte) is a delicious French tradition. The eggs are gently coddled in hot cream until the whites are cooked through and the yolks are perfectly soft.
My Deviled Egg Potato Salad recipe is a delicious mashup between everybody’s favorite retro appetizer and everybody’s favorite picnic salad.
Fluffy eggs, breakfast sausage, sweet onions, colorful peppers, lots of cheese, and a crisp Tater Tot crust make this the perfect family egg recipe for spring.
This gutsy potato salad will up your hamburger and hotdog game all spring and summer, and will quickly become your new favorite.
What to do with all those shells? Don’t toss them ~ make cute vases for spring blossoms, or eco friendly seed starters, just plant the whole thing in the ground when ready.