22 Delectable Egg Dishes for Easter Brunch

easter egg frittata
Photo: Bryan Gardner

Celebrate Easter by hosting family and friends for a spectacular brunch. What's on the menu? Eggs, of course—and we're not talking about the dyed or chocolate kind. Eggs are such a versatile ingredient and take center stage in many of our favorite brunch and breakfast dishes. For a holiday, we always add something special with seasonal flair, so our favorite Easter brunch egg recipes feature asparagus, peas, fresh herbs, and other spring ingredients.

From deviled eggs, quiches, and frittatas to omelets, special scrambled eggs, and more, our collection of egg recipes are sure to please your Easter brunch guests.

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Sweet-Pea-and-Onion Frittata

sweet-pea-and-onion frittata
Nico Schinco

For a taste of spring on your Easter brunch table serve this frittata. Eggs, English peas, creamy goat cheese, and sweet onions come together for this hearty dish that cooks on the stovetop and finishes under the broiler

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Peas and Mint Quiche

Romulo Yanes

Spring peas and fresh mint tint the creamy egg filling for this deep-dish quiche a lovely hue of pale green.

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Eggs Goldenrod

goldenrod recipe easter
Armando Rafael

This traditional Southern dish is a great way to use up leftover hard-boiled eggs. The whites are stirred into the creamy white gravy, and the yolks are crumbled for the topping. Don't forget to butter the toast underneath!

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Dyed Deviled Eggs

dyed deviled eggs
Dana Gallagher

The allure of these deviled eggs lies in the color (they're naturally dyed with beets and turmeric) and the toppings (ramp pesto and grated beet-and-horseradish).

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Soft Scrambled Eggs and Toasted-Rye Tartlets

soft-scrambled eggs and toasted-rye tartlets
Ryan Liebe

Yes, scrambled eggs can be special enough for company, especially when served in rye toast cups and topped with bacon and radish sprouts.

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Spinach-and-Cheddar Slab Quiche

spinach cheddar slab quiche
Julia Gartland

Hosting Easter brunch for a crowd? This easy-to-assemble big-batch quiche is just the ticket. The filling calls for nearly a dozen eggs, along with frozen spinach, cheddar, and cream, and the crust is simply frozen puff pastry decorated with sesame seeds.

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Sheet Pan Vegetable Hash with Eggs

Sheet Pan Vegetable Hash with Eggs
Chris Simpson

When you're hosting a holiday brunch, the last thing you want is lots of clean-up and a time-consuming meal. This one-pan vegetarian entrée featuring cauliflower, broccoli, red bell pepper, and spinach takes just 20 minutes of prep work.

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Spring Ragout with Asparagus and Poached Eggs

spring ragout with asparagus and poached eggs
The Ingalls

Protein-packed chickpeas and seasonal greens are the highlights of this crowd-friendly skillet brunch dish. Asparagus, spinach, and poached eggs are tucked into a puréed blend of tomatillos, onion, garlic, and jalapeños, and the dish is baked until heated through.

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Green-Pea Pesto Toasts with Soft-Cooked Eggs

Johnny Miller

Put a springtime twist on classic basil pesto by adding fresh peas, then slather on thick slices of rustic bread and top with runny soft-boiled eggs.

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Easter Frittata with Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Spring Herbs

Easter Frittata
Bryan Gardner

Packed with potatoes, asparagus, and two kinds of cheese (goat and Gruyère), this frittata is big enough and special enough to feed a crowd for Easter brunch.

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Potato-Crusted Herb Quiche

potato-crusted herb quiche
Ryan Liebe

No need to fuss over pie dough for this quiche—the crust is thinly sliced potatoes, layered gratin-style. It makes a beautiful canvas for the rich herb-flecked egg filling.

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Egg Sandwiches for a Crowd

Egg Sandwiches with sauce and casserole
Alpha Smoot

The secret to this recipe? It's a one-pan dish! Eggs, heavy cream, pre-cooked chicken (or ham, if we're talking Easter leftovers), spinach, bacon, and Swiss cheese are whisked together, then poured into a casserole dish to bake. A quick turn under the broiler to finish and the eggs are ready to top toast.

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Breakfast Egg-and-Cheese Muffins

Lennart Weibull

Just an ordinary savory muffin—until you cut it open, that is! A perfectly cooked hard-boiled egg awaits inside, completing the holy breakfast trinity of sausage, egg, and cheese.

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Easy Florentine Egg Cups

plated florentine egg cups
Bryan Gardner

Adorable and easy to put together, that's these individual egg Florentines. Kids can help press white sandwich bread into each muffin cup or add a tablespoon of chopped spinach. Add an egg right on top and pop them in the oven to bake until set.

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Mostly Greens Frittata

Bryan Gardner

This plant-based winner will wow your crowd—and you'll love just how quick and easy it is to make. Whisked eggs are mixed with grated Gruyère cheese and chopped blanched spinach for an easy-on-the-eyes entrée. Starting with cooked greens, this brunch frittata comes together in less than 20 minutes.

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Slow Scrambled Eggs

slow scrambled eggs
Johnny Fogg

What's brunch without a big batch of scrambled eggs? We guarantee that everyone will want a generous scoop of these creamy, fluffy eggs.

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Baked Eggs and Creamy Greens

baked eggs creamy greens
Ryan Liebe

An individual gratin of luscious baked eggs with chopped greens and heavy cream is an indulgent brunch dish. Plus, they only take 20 minutes from start to finish: Pop them in the oven as soon as your guests arrive and they'll be ready in a snap.

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Crab-and-Avocado Eggs Benedict

Stephen Kent Johnson

A luxurious egg dish to enjoy for Easter brunch. Be sure to use good quality lump crabmeat and ripe avocados for their starring role atop buttery English muffins.

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Perfect Frittata with Zucchini and Provolone

Bryan Gardner

Is there anything more crowd-friendly than a frittata? We don't think so. This version can be served hot or at room temperature and is one of our go to brunch egg dishes.

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Asparagus Custard Tart

Asparagus Custard Tart
Jonathan Lovekin

Eggs are puréed into a savory custard along with cream and blanched asparagus stalks, then baked in an easy crust made with store-bought puff pastry. Asparagus tips are used to decorate the top of this spring quiche.

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Sardou-Style Eggs


This New Orleans invention traditionally consists of poached eggs atop a bed of creamed greens (we used collards) and artichoke bottoms. It's named for the French playwright Victorien Sardou, who was one of the first people lucky enough to taste the dish.

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Potato and Leek Egg Bake

Johnny Miller

Although you can use any small potatoes you like, the dark purple variety really pops in this golden egg casserole.

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