Eggs are a tried-and-true dietitian-approved breakfast, but often feel more like a weekend food than one that’s right for a busy weekday. Let’s be honest: Getting out a pan, scrambling some eggs, and washing the dirty dish is mentally too much to deal with most mornings, especially if you haven’t even had your coffee yet.
Watch the video below to see what makes eggs such a nutritional goldmine:
Life-changing hack alert: You can make your favorite eggy breakfast in bulk. Crack those suckers right onto a sheet pan, stick ’em in the oven for 15 minutes, and you have breakfast for a whole week. (This also comes in handy when you have a full house that needs to be fed ASAP.)
There’s no shortage of ways to customize the dish, too. As proof, rounded up here are six different takes. Whichever one you pick, you’ll have your protein and healthy fats bases covered.
Scroll down to see 6 sheet-pan egg recipes that will add time back into your mornings
This is the batch-cooking version of the classic egg and cheese breakfast sandwich. Shredded cheddar cheese is worked right into the egg batter, guaranteeing an even creaminess in every single bite. Sliced mushrooms and chopped red peppers are also included, adding fiber to this breakfast. Serve your eggs with sliced avocado and bread for a filling (and portable) meal.
Get the recipe: Sheet-pan eggs with cheese and veggies
Veggies, healthy fats, olive oil, lots of spice…it all comes together here to make a truly delicious breakfast. Add some heat and some Mediterranean flair with za’atar, cumin, and Aleppo pepper. Diced tomatoes, parsley, and a sprinkle of crumbled feta cheese take it to the next level.
Get the recipe: Mediterranean-style sheet-pan eggs
Besides being full of protein and healthy fats, this brekkie is loaded with fiber, thanks to all the veggies. The eggs are baked in the oven right alongside chopped up sweet potatoes, onions, and peppers. (Eggs plus sweet potatoes are the bomb.) Once cooked, they’re combined with a heaping serving of lettuce. Everything is topped off with garlic pesto for extra flavor and nutrients.
Get the recipe: Sheet-pan eggs nourish bowl
This dish only takes 15 minutes from start to finish, making it ideal for mornings when you’re pressed for time. Here’s a run-down of what you’ll need (besides eggs, of course): kale, sun-dried tomatoes, goat cheese, toast, and olive oil. It’s like your fave kale salad, transformed into a breakfast dish.
Get the recipe: Sheet-pan eggs and kale bake
Sometimes a plate of eggs and veggies on their own just won’t do. When you’re in need of a big breakfast to keep you full well into the afternoon, this dish will have you covered. Besides the eggs, it also has sausage for extra protein and roasted potatoes. The secret to really perfecting this recipe is the spice mixture: You’ll find yourself reaching in your pantry a lot and it will be well worth it. Chives also add a layer of brightness that freshen up the whole dish.
Get the recipe: Sheet-pan eggs in a hole with sausage and potatoes
“Cloud” food is definitely a trend that’s taken the pandemic by storm. Fluffy cloud golden milk, cloud bread, and now cloud eggs are all morning must-tries. Making sheet-pan cloud eggs is surprisingly simple and only takes 10 minutes. Besides eggs, all you need for this recipe is Parmesan, salt, and chives—that’s literally it!
Get the recipe: Sheet-pan cloud eggs
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