From perfectly poached eggs on toast to a potato encrusted quiche, we’ve rounded up recipes that offer a unique and delicious twist on your favourite classics.
Italian Sausage and Egg Bake
Start your day on a satisfying note with this Italian sausage and egg bake. Savoury sausage, sweet sun-dried tomatoes, creamy goats cheese and fresh basil bring authentic Italian flavours to this rustic dish. Bake in the oven until the egg whites are set but the yolks are still runny.
This satisfying Israeli dish has many variations, most of which include a tangy tomato sauce and perfectly baked eggs. This recipe features butter beans, creamy avocado and crumbled feta, and is perfect served with slices of bread to mop up the delicious sauce.
Bacon, Egg and Cheese Bread Boxes
The comfort of bacon and eggs come alive within these sensational bread boxes, a morning mashup that’s bound to become a breakfast favourite.
New Potato Skillet with Baked Eggs
Crisp bacon, chunks of potatoes, wilted spinach and fresh vegetables come together to create this hearty skillet dish that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Best of all, it’s made in just one pan, which means minimal clean up!
Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs
These savoury bites are a definite palate pleaser for your family’s brunch spread. Load them with the creamy filling, minced smoked salmon, a dollop of salmon roe and sprinkle of chopped chives.
Smoky Chickpeas on Grilled Toast with Poached Eggs & Zahtar
A delicious twist on beans and toast, chickpeas are stewed in tomato paste, piled onto a crusty crostini and topped with a perfectly poached egg. Cayenne pepper and paprika add a touch of smokiness and heat to the chickpeas, while the runny egg yolk glosses over the dish when you dig into it.
Whole30 Bacon and Egg Cups
Skip the dairy, grains and sugar with these easy-to-make (and serve) egg cups. Wrapped in bacon and secured with a potato slice at the bottom, they still encompass everyone’s favourite breakfast staples. Here are more creative ways to cook eggs.
Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon
Smoked salmon paired with soft scrambled eggs equals a five-star, protein-packed breakfast that’s a cinch to make. Serve piled on toast or tuck into a sprouted grain wrap with fresh baby spinach for an ultra-classy breakfast burrito.
Sweet Potato Toast with Bacon, Egg and Cheese
Topped with gooey melted cheese, fluffy scrambled eggs and pieces of crisp bacon, this creative sweet potato alternative to toast will transform your typical breakfast plate.
Egg and Potato Salad Pita
Mashed potatoes and peas gives this egg and potato salad a little more bite. Serve over a bed of Boston lettuce on a toasted pita, or enjoy a low-carb meal and forget the pita altogether.
Stewed Pork with Eggs in Soy Sauce
Slices of pork belly are stewed until tender in a rich and savoury broth of soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar and five spice. Add a few eggs at the end of the cooking process and let it simmer and absorb the flavours of the stew. Serve hot and garnish with chopped cilantro.
Bacon, Egg and Maple Grilled Cheese
The ultimate brunch sandwich layers thick-cut bacon cooked in sticky maple syrup, over-easy eggs and melted cheddar between two toasted pieces of brioche bread. The sweet and smoky flavours are a winning combo for your first meal of the day.
Eggs Benedict Breakfast Salad
Instead of serving salad on the side, bring all the elements together in a high-protein, low-calorie dish. Instead of hollandaise, this meal is coated in a zesty lemony dressing that completes this satisfying breakfast bowl.
Sheet Pan Egg-in-a-Hole Biscuits
Take your basic store-bought roll of biscuit dough to the next level with this bountiful recipe that’s positively indulgent thanks to salty ham and creamy eggs. Your guests will never want another take-out breakfast sandwich again.
Avocado Rose Eggs Benedict
Eggs benny gets an avocado toast makeover with this almost-too-pretty-to-eat, high-protein breakfast. If an avocado rose is too precious and fussy, thin slices are the way to go.
Jerk Chicken and Sweet Potato Hash with Poached Eggs
Bobby Flay certainly doesn’t hold back when it comes to flavour, in this case with his spiced jerk chicken, and homemade mango-habanero hot sauce. While this recipe may be more intricate, the end result is worth it.
Three-Flavor Sheet Pan Rolled Omelette
It’s amazing how one little sheet pan can instantly give you three different omelette options, but that’s exactly what this recipe delivers. Now you can give guests the omelette bar experience without any of the actual egg-tending required.
Baked Eggs in Hashbrown Cups
Have potatoes and eggs? Then you’ve got all the ingredients you need to make some impressive muffin-tin breakfast bites.
Herb Rolled Quail Eggs
Commonly used in Middle Eastern cuisine, zaatar means “thyme” but is actually a mix of thyme, sesame seeds and sumac. These boiled quail eggs are lightly rubbed with olive oil and rolled in zaatar to create an elegant and memorable appetizer.
Steak and Eggs Benedict with Spicy Hollandaise
Steak and eggs Benedict is anything but frilly with this cowboy version of the classic brunch dish. Traditional hollandaise gets a palate-awakening makeover with a whack of spicy heat.
Egg and Ham Empanadas with Piquillo Pepper Sauce
A perfect-sized brunch stuffed with pockets of salty ham, eggs and soft goat cheese. Stash the rest in the freezer for a grab-and-go breakfast to ease you back into the work week.
Texas Toast Brisket Cheesy Egg Sandwich
If the name of this sandwich alone doesn’t get your tummy rumbling, maybe the light-as-air scrambled eggs with creamy Havarti and green onions folded in, will win you over.
Ratatouille with Poached Egg and Garlic Croutons
This hearty French classic is a medley of eggplant, bell peppers, zucchini, tomatoes and onions. Before serving, make four wells in the ratatouille and crack an egg into each well. Cover and cook until the eggs reach a desired consistency. Serve with crunchy croutons and shredded basil.
Thanks Benedict on Stuffing Cakes with Sage Hollandaise
All you need is eggs and breadcrumbs to transform leftover stuffing into these crisp, eggy cakes. Top with a poached egg and spoon velvety hollandaise sauce over top for a yummy breakfast treat.
Italian Egg Bread Bowl
Crusty Italian bread is carved out and stuffed with sweet Italian sausage, onion, bell pepper, fresh herbs and both provolone and Parmesan cheese.