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Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles

Everyone gets an individual portion with this vegetarian, Tex-Mex mini casserole. A normal-size casserole like this would take close to an hour to bake—these are ready in half the time. Heatproof ramekins are a cook's best friend—we use them all the time to hold ingredients while cooking. You can buy them at most grocery stores.

» Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles

EatingWell Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are a perennial potluck favorite. Our recipe replaces some of the egg yolks with nonfat cottage cheese—keeping the filling velvety and rich while reducing some of the fat. No one will know the difference.

» EatingWell Deviled Eggs

Artichoke-Scrambled Eggs Benedict

Roasted artichoke bottoms stand in for English muffins in this quick yet elegant supper. Substitute roasted mushrooms for the pancetta for a vegetarian option. Serve with roasted new potatoes or a tossed salad.

» Artichoke-Scrambled Eggs Benedict

Bacon, Egg & Asparagus Pizza

This pizza, topped with bacon, eggs and asparagus, was inspired by a wood-fired-oven pizza served at the Montpelier, Vermont, farmers’ market. Serve with: Mixed green salad.

» Bacon, Egg & Asparagus Pizza

Green Eggs & Ham Frittata

Our version of green eggs and ham is full of spinach, leeks and dill, along with ham and havarti cheese. Serve with: Roasted red potatoes or hash browns.

» Green Eggs & Ham Frittata

Hilary’s Heavenly Eggs

This unusual combination of eggs braised in tomato sauce served on crusty bread is out of this world. Also try it over angel hair pasta. Serve with: Steamed broccolini.

» Hilary’s Heavenly Eggs

Italian Egg-Drop Soup

Italian egg-drop soup, Stracciatella, is traditionally a light soup made with just chicken broth, eggs and herbs. We added pasta, chickpeas and arugula to turn it into a meal. Serve with: Garlic bread and Caesar salad.

» Italian Egg-Drop Soup


Our healthy egg recipes make a perfectly easy meal.

Eggs are practically synonymous with Easter—but these versatile, protein-packed staples cook up into a perfect meal any time of year.

Eating eggs might give your meal more staying power too. A recent study found that when people ate a scrambled-egg-and-toast breakfast, they felt more satisfied—and ate less at lunch—than when they ate a bagel (that supplied the same number of calories) another day. The combination of high protein and moderate fat in eggs might make them especially filling, say experts. Even if you’re watching your cholesterol, a daily egg can likely fit into your eating plans.

Explore our healthy egg recipes for delicious ways to put eggs on the menu at any meal. We gather inspiration from all corners of the globe: we pair eggs with chiles in Mexican-style Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles, beat them into a potato omelet with Spanish Tortilla, and spread egg salad on bread for a Scandinavian Smørgastarta. We’ve even turned poached eggs on toast into an elegant dinner, the vegetable-packed Eggs Italiano. Read on to find a favorite egg recipe and get cracking!

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