Quiches, Stratas And Frittatas: 6 Easy And Elegant Egg Dishes

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Eggs are affordable, always on hand, and easily transformed into elegant meals. From Crustless Broccoli Quiche to Spinach & Cheese Strata, these simple egg dishes taste like restaurant-quality splurges.

There’s really only one way to put it: this quiche is insanely delicious. And I promise you won’t miss the crust! It reheats beautifully so feel free to make it ahead or warm it up for tomorrow’s breakfast or lunch. GET THE RECIPE

This savory bread pudding is brimming with sweet pork sausage and sharp cheddar. I love it for entertaining because it can be made ahead of time and feeds a crowd. GET THE RECIPE

Another dish that can be prepared ahead, this elegant quiche is made with a generous layer of buttery leeks and a silky custard flavored with Parmesan cheese. GET THE RECIPE

One of my all-time most requested recipes, this classic French quiche is made with heavy cream and Gruyère. There’s also a good bit of spinach, which balances out the richness and makes it just a little bit healthier. GET THE RECIPE

Frittatas are often dry and tough but this one is delicate and creamy, almost like a crustless quiche. Whether you serve it for breakfast, dinner, or anytime in between, it’s sure to be a summertime favorite. GET THE RECIPE

This elegant strata is really a savory bread pudding with spinach, cheese and cubes of bread baked in custard. You do all of the preparation the night before and then let it rest in the fridge overnight. The next day you simply turn the oven on, stick the strata in, and effortlessly wait for brunch to emerge. GET THE RECIPE

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