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Egg-stend That Dozen: Easy Recipes to Make the Most of Your Egg Supply

Stretch a carton (and a buck) with tasty meals that use one egg per person.

That carton of eggs in your fridge is so much more than a quick and easy breakfast staple, Low in calories, high in protein and other nutrients, with a versatile texture that works in a variety of dishes, eggs are an unsung hero in the kitchen. Get even more from this edible superstar with 10 satisfying recipes that will stretch your dozen further. Enjoy these BLD meals (that’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner) any time of day, and fuel up with a nutritious plate that makes one egg per person go a long way.  

Easy Migas with Chorizo and Black Beans

Traditional migas, literally translated as “crumbs,” uses leftover tortillas or bread as the base for a sizzling skillet topped with eggs and cheese. Our upgraded version packs in the protein with chorizo chicken sausage, eggs, and black beans on a bed of crushed tortilla chips topped with your favorite Tex-Mex fixings.   

Get the recipe: Easy Migas with Chorizo and Black Beans 

Savory Mediterranean Oatmeal with Eggs

If you’re a fan of loaded grain bowls, you’ll love this savory spin on oatmeal. A combo of rolled oats, baby spinach, and kale deliver filling plant power while sun-dried tomatoes, oregano, and goat cheese add Mediterranean-inspired flavor all topped with a runny fried egg. 

Get the recipe: Savory Mediterranean Oatmeal with Eggs 

Sweet Potato with Soft-Boiled Egg and Herby Yogurt

If you’ve never considered sweet potatoes a breakfast food, this quick-prep meal-in-one might change your mind. The microwave makes it easy to cook fluffy sweet potatoes in the same amount of time as jammy, soft-boiled eggs served with a cool dollop of savory scallion and herb-flecked yogurt.  

Get the recipe: Sweet Potato with Soft-Boiled Egg and Herby Yogurt 

Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs

Stretch that scramble and pack in extra protein with this lean but hearty recipe that will satisfy serious appetites. Cottage cheese and fresh baby spinach bulk up soft scrambled eggs with the optional kick of fiery hot sauce. 

Get the recipe: Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs 

Campfire Breakfast Hash with Eggs

A couple of store-bought shortcuts help speed up prep for this hearty hash that’s equally delicious cooked over a campfire, grill, or stove. Chorizo chicken sausage adds flavor and protein to a mix of pre-chopped potatoes and veggies topped with runny eggs that cook in the same skillet.  

Get the recipe: Campfire Breakfast Hash with Eggs 

Kimchi Fried Rice with Fried Eggs

Take a 15-minute trip to South Korea with this authentic-tasting dish that’s sure to become a weekday favorite. Jarred kimchi is the star ingredient that adds distinctive, spicy-sour flavor to fried rice with shiitake mushrooms, carrots, and fried eggs. 

Get the recipe: Kimchi Fried Rice with Fried Eggs 

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pastries

A golden, flaky crust makes everything better, including these palm-sized pastries that make an easy portable lunch or grab-and-go breakfast. Frozen puff pastry jumpstarts prep for crowd-friendly turnovers stuffed with ham, eggs, and melty white American cheese.

Get the recipe: Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pastries  

 Baked Hash Browns with Eggs

The oven does most of the work for this stick-to-your-ribs meal that comes together with just five ingredients. Tender eggs with runny yolks bake directly on top of shredded hashbrown potatoes studded with savory shallots.  

Get the recipe: Baked Hash Browns with Eggs 

Tomato-Poached Eggs with Feta

This play on the North African dish shakshuka gets flavor and nutritional bulk from a thick, mildly spiced tomato sauce. Eggs poach in just six minutes immersed in a savory, stew-like combination of canned tomatoes, pimientos, garlic, and shallots with a bright pop of fresh cilantro and tangy crumbled feta.    

Get the recipe: Tomato-Poached Eggs with Feta

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Bagel with Green Eggs, Sausage, and Cheese

You’ve heard of green eggs and ham…what about green eggs and sausage? Fresh spinach adds color and nutrients to these make-ahead-friendly sandwiches with microwave-ready sausage patties, eggs, and cheddar on toasted bagel thins.

Get the recipe: Bagel with Green Eggs, Sausage, and Cheese 

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