Fancy Egg Dishes
Here's all the recipes listed under Fancy Egg Dishes along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Bacon & Spinach Breakfast Stromboli
"This is an elegant, flavorful breakfast that's sure to impress any guests. Flaky pastry surrounds delicious eggs, spinach, bacon, mushrooms and cheese."
1 package of puff pastry (9x12 inch sheet), 4 eggs, 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese - shredded, 1/8 cup green onions, 1 cup of frozen spinach - thawed and drained, 4 slices of bacon, 1/4 cup mushrooms, 4 Tablespoons milk, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Bacon-Wrapped Eggs & Polenta
"Baked eggs over polenta and everything is served in a crust made of bacon. It's sure to impress at any group breakfast."
For The Polenta: 2 Tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter, 1/4 cup minced green onions, 3 cups water, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 cup polenta (coarse cornmeal), 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 Tablespoon minced fresh thyme, For The Baked eggs: 20 thick slices applewood-smoked bacon, 6 ounces extra-sharp white cheddar cheese, 6 ounces Gruyere cheese, 8 eggs, 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions, 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
Baked Egg & Cheese Croissants
"A great way to take croissants and make a breakfast extravaganza out of them. Also a great use if you have day-old croissants that are slightly stale."
4 croissants - split in half horizontally, 2 Tablespoons butter or cooking spray, 1 cup grated Swiss cheese, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan, 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese, 5 eggs, 1/4 cup skim milk, 1/4 tsp pepper, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 4 slices ham/Canadian bacon or six slices bacon
Broccoli And Bell Pepper Frittata
"An egg dish with broccoli, bell pepper, onion and Asiago cheese - a fresh, fun and fancy frittata that's perfect for brunch or any meal. Just as good at room temperature as it is warm."
6 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1 and 1/2 cups broccoli florets, 1 bell pepper (red or green), 1/4 onion, 1/4 shredded cup Asiago cheese (or 1/3 cup shredded Cheddar), 1 Tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper
Cheddar Eggs Benedict
"Try replacing the the nutmeg with a couple dashes of dry mustard and substituting a dash of hot sauce for the paprika to make a Spicy Cheddar Eggs Benedict. This same sauce is terrific over steamed vegetables."
2 English muffins - split and toasted, 4 thin slices ham or canadian bacon, 4 poached eggs, paprika, FOR THE SAUCE: 4 Tablespoons butter, 1/4 cup flour, 2 cups milk, 2 thin slices of onion, 2 parsley sprigs, 1 and 1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, salt, black pepper, dash of grated nutmeg
Cheesy Eggs Benedict
"Easy and cheesy.... with slices of ham, scrambled eggs and Cheddar cheese sauce over English muffins."
12 thick slices cooked ham, 12 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, dash salt and pepper, 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup flour 2 cups milk, additional salt and pepper, 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, 6 toasted English Muffins (12 halves)
Cheesy Eggs Benedict II
"Personal cheesy Benedict casseroles served in ramekins. You can prepare everything the night before and then cook them 30 minutes before your brunch."
1 package English muffins, 12 slices Canadian bacon, 8 ounces grated Swiss cheese, 12 eggs, 2 cups milk, black pepper, Cayenne pepper, Hollandaise Sauce
Classic Eggs Benedict
"This is how I assemble Eggs Benedict servings for breakfast guests. Only five things to buy from the grocery store."
1 package English muffins, 2 eggs per person, 1 package Canadian bacon, 1 package hash browns, 1 packet Hollandaise sauce
Corned Beef Hash a la Waldorf
"A baked egg rests in a nest of corned beef hash and shredded cheese with a garnish of chopped green peppers. Vintage recipe from a 1954 American Can Company advertisement."
2 cans (1 pound each) corned beef hash, 1/4 cup canned tomato sauce, 1/4 cup shredded processed American cheese (or your favorite shredded cheese), 4 eggs, 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
Crab Cake Eggs Benedict
"As fancy as this dish looks, it's very easy to make. Perfect for a brunch where you aim to impress."
3 egg yolks, Juice of 1 lemon, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 cup unsalted butter, 2 4-ounce crab cakes, 1 Tablespoon white vinegar, 2 eggs, 2 English muffins, 1 Tablespoon capers
Crockpot Omelette Casserole
"Perfect for large gatherings like holiday brunch. Great make-ahead breakfast for those times when your mornings are definitely going to be busy."
12 eggs, 1 32-ounce bag of frozen hash brown potatoes - partially thawed, 1 pound bacon cut into pieces - fried and drained, 1/2 cup diced onions, 12 ounces shredded cheddar cheese, 1 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard, salt and pepper
"English muffins, Canadian bacon, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce. It sounds pretty easy, but it may take some practice to coordinate the preparation of each layer so everything is ready at the same time."
8 eggs, 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar or fresh lemon juice, 8 pieces of Canadian-style bacon, 4 English muffins - split, 2 Tablespoons butter, 3 Tablespoons finely chopped chives, For The Hollandaise Sauce: 3 egg yolks, 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup butter, 1 dash hot sauce or cayenne pepper
Eggs Benedict Bites
"A fun take on an old favorite. Includes easy instructions for a Hollanddaise sauce."
6 peeled hard-boiled eggs (slice each one 4 times long-ways), 3 egg yolks, 8 slices white bread (French bread worked great for me), 6 slices cooked ham 1/8 inch thick (you can buy this at the grocery; cut each slice into 3 strips), 1/2 cup butter, 2 Tablespoons lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, pinch of pepper
Eggs Benedict Casserole
"Have a great breakfast!!!"
6 day-old English muffins - split, 3 cups broccoli florets, 1 6-ounce package of Canadian bacon, 1 teaspoon vegetable or canola oil, 4 hard boiled eggs, 1 cup grated Swiss cheese, 2/3 cup chicken broth, 3 eggs, 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, 1 cup heavy cream, 1 cup milk, 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
"A unique variation of Eggs Benedict featuring fried tomato slices and crumbled bacon."
4 English muffins, 8 eggs, 8 half-inch slices tomato, 1 Tablespoon butter, 16 slices bacon - crisp-cooked and crumbled, Hollandaise sauce (recipe included)
"Poached eggs over artichoke hearts and mushroom puree topped with a buttery Bechamel sauce. From the book Entertaining With Eggs."
4 poached eggs, 1 12-ounce can artichoke hearts, 1 7-ounce can mushroom puree, Parmesan cheese, 1 cup Bechamel sauce (recipe below)
"This recipe was written to fill all the cups of a standard muffin pan. For fewer servings, just divide accordingly. The cooking time will remain the same."
3 Tablespoons butter, 3 Tablespoons flour, 1 Tablespoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 cups milk, 10 oz. frozen spinach -- chopped, 12 eggs, 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, 1/2 teaspoon oregano
"Have a great breakfast!!!"
2 6-and-1/2-ounce jar of artichoke pieces in water, 4 Eggs, 1/2 Cup milk, 4 Green onions -- minced including tops, 1/2 Cup prepared pesto, 8 ounce Monterey jack cheese -- grated, 6 saltine crackers -- crushed, Sour cream
Elegant Brunch Loaf
"Many years ago, I hosted an all ladies slumber party for my own birthday and served this for breakfast after a long night of telling jokes, playing games and laughing ourselves silly. It was a huge hit with everyone."
1 loaf UNsliced bread -- trimmed of all crust, 1 stick melted butter or margarine, 4 or 5 eggs, cream cheese -- cut into cubes, chives, diced ham, parsley
Elegant Eggs (Croustades)
"Count on genuine Velveeta for grand cheese flavor! Fine food value! Smooth melting! This recipe is from a vintage ad for Velveeta Pasteurized Delicious Cheese Food."
1/2 loaf of unsliced bread, 4 eggs - poached and seasoned, 1 or 2 Tablespoons butter or Parkey Margarine, 1/2 pound Velveeta Pasteurized Delicious Cheese Food, 1/2 cup milk
Fancy Baked Egg Scramble
"To make ahead, prepare, cover and refrigerate up to 3 hours before baking. Refrigerating longer than that causes eggs and sauce to separate and become watery. It's best baked right away."
5 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 1/4 cup chopped onion, 1/4 cup chopped green pepper, 2 cups cubed cooked ham, 12 eggs, 2 Tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon, 1 and 1/2 cups milk, 1 and 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, For The Topping, 2 cups soft bread crumbs, 1/4 cup additional grated Parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup butter or margarine, 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Florentine Eggs Benedict
"It seems like a lot of directions, but it really takes only about 10 minutes to make this delicious and fairly healthy breakfast."
1 cup water, 4 eggs, 12 fresh spinach leaves with stems removed, 2 ounces thinly sliced cooked smoked turkey, 1 tomato, 2 toasted English muffins - split, 1/4 cup low-fat milk, 1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt, 3 Tablespoons light mayonnaise, 2 teaspoons cornstarch, 1 teaspoon yellow or brown mustard, Dash ground red pepper, salt and pepper
Leek & Ham Breakfast Casserole
"You can also use egg substitute for a lower-fat version!"
1 cup thinly sliced leeks, 4 teaspoons butter, 5 cups cubed French Bread (in 3/4 in. cubes), 1 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese, 1 1/2 cups (8oz.) finely chopped ham (in 1/4 in. cubes), 1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper, 4 eggs (beaten), 1 3/4 cups milk, 1/4 teaspoon salt, dash of cayenne pepper, Cooking spray
Mushroom Pancake Frittata
"Any kind of mushroom will work. Personally, I like to add the cheese... sometimes Pepper Jack cheese. I hope you like it!"
4 eggs, 3 Tablespoons milk, 2 teaspoons flour, 4 pinches of salt, 8 botton mushrooms, 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 1/4 cup shredded chreddar cheese
Oeufs A La Cantalienne (Baked Eggs with Cheese)
"Note: The egg yolks in this recipe are not fully cooked. If desired, continue baking eggs until yolks are set."
Butter for greasing ramekins, 6 eggs, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar, 3 oz coarsely grated Cantal cheese or Swiss (1 cup), 6 tablespoons créme fraîche (or sour cream with 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice if unavailable), 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives, Special equipment: 6 (8-oz) ramekins
Perfect Cheese Souffle
"The directions sound tricky, but done step by step, this is an easy to follow recipe for the perfect Cheese Souffle. (Aged Gruyere works great instead of cheddar also.)"
2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan, 3 Tablespoons butter, 3 tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon dry mustard, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt, 1 and 1/3 cups milk (hot), 4 egg yolks, 6 ounces sharp Cheddar, 5 egg whites plus 1 tablespoon water, 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
Poached Eggs with Lemon Butter Chive Sauce
"A simple yet somewhat elegant dish of poached eggs on toasted English muffins with a buttery lemon sauce with chives."
4 eggs, 1 Tablespoon vinegar, 1/3 cup butter, 2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives, 1 Tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 2 English muffins - halved and toasted
Potato Cheddar Frittata
"*Substitute 2 cups refrigerated real egg white product if desired.
TIP: Imitation bacon bits are smoky and salty tasting just like real bacon, but are made from soy protein and do not contain animal products. Four slices of crisply cooked crumbled bacon can be used if you prefer."
1 Tablespoon real butter, 1 cup frozen diced potatoes with onions and peppers, 8 eggs*1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 cup shredded carrot, 4 ounces (1 cup) Cheddar Cheese- shredded, 1/4 cup imitation bacon bits, Chopped fresh chives
Salmon Breakfast Bruschetta
"This is an elegant dish that perfect for brunches and celebration breakfasts like Mother's Day or birthdays."
smoked salmon lox, 3 slices of artisan loaf or other favorite kind of bread, 8 eggs, Marscapone cheese or cream cheese, 2 Tablespoons herbs de provence*, butter for frying, salt and pepper, fresh basil and salsa verde
Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict
"Traditional Eggs Benedict gets a smokey, slightly fishy new take as smoked salmon takes the place of Canadian bacon."
1/2 English muffin, 1 poached egg, 1 tomato slice (warmed), Hollandaise sauce, 1 or 2 Tablespoons flaked smoked salmon
Southwestern Crockpot Breakfast
"This will feed all the cowboys on the ranch. It's easy to prepare and clean of is a breeze. I'm a crackpot for Crockpots!"
18 eggs, 1 can green Ortega chilis, 1 pound cooked breakfast sausage, 2 and 1/2 cups grated Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack cheese, 1 onion, 1 green pepper, 1 teaspoon butter
Spinach And Cheddar Mini Frittatas
"Cute and elegant little fittatas that are flavorful and easy to make. If desired, you could also add 1/4 cup cooked and crumbled bacon or sausage with the spinach."
5 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, salt and pepper, 1 pinch of freshly ground nutmeg, 1/3 cup fresh chopped Spinach (or thawed and drained frozen spinach), 1/3 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Spinach Pesto Scrambled Benedict
"For a variation on this recipe, you can add pesto directly to the scrambled eggs and get green eggs... great for St. Patrick's Day. I'd use about 1/2 of the pesto and stir it into the eggs just as the eggs start to set."
8 eggs, 1/4 cup heavy cream, 2 Tablespoons shallot, 1 pinch of salt, 2 English muffins - split and toasted, 4 thick slices of ham (or 4 sausage patties) - fully cooked and warm, For The Pesto: 1 cups baby spinach, 1/4 cup walnut pieces, 1/2 clove garlic - smashed, 1/4 cup grated Asiago or Parmesan-Reggiano cheese, 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, 1 pinch black pepper, 1 pinch of salt
Stuffed Breakfast Croissants
"A fairly simple and super fun recipe. P.S. It's delicious!!"
4 bakery-fresh croissants, 4 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cups mushrooms, 1 cup milk, 1 cup shredded swiss cheese, 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup green onions, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1/4 teaspoon salt
Sun-Dried Tomato Strata
"Instead of halving this recipe, consider making the whole thing. Microwaved leftover portions taste just as good if not better than when it's fresh from the oven."
18 half-inch-thick slices day-old bread (crusts trimmed) - Italian or sourdough bread work great, 2 cups milk, 8 eggs, 1 cup half-and-half, 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, 2 cups shredded fontina cheese, 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, 1 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes (drained well and cut into thin slivers), 1/3 cup packed shredded fresh basil leaves
Swiss Eggs Benedict
"This recipe for Swiss Eggs Benedict uses cottage bacon and Swiss cheese as stand-ins for the traditional Canadian bacon and Hollandaise sauce. It turns Benedict's “distinctiveness” setting up so high, it crosses over into “lusty.”"
2 Tablespoons butter, 2 Tablespoons flour, 1 and 1/4 cups milk - hot, 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt, freshly ground pepper, 1 teaspoon stone-ground mustard, 4 pieces of cottage bacon, 4 pieces of rustic artisan bread, 4 eggs, vinegar - for poaching
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