12 Baked Egg Recipes That Prove Scrambled Isn't The Only Way To Go

Whether you're trying to eat healthy on a budget or you just have a passion for breakfast that would make Ron Swanson proud, eggs are always a great meal option — especially baked eggs. We love our omelettes and poached eggs, but sometimes a little time in the oven really does the trick. By trying out this method of cooking eggs, they become even more perfect for any meal of the day.

Whether you're craving a classic dish like shakshuka or want to get adventurous by trying out some eggs in mushrooms or spaghetti squash cups, these 12 recipes have got you covered. Flip through to find the perfect protein-packed meal for you.

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Indian Style Baked Eggs with Green Harissa

A fragrant mix of Indian-inspired spices and a can of coconut milk make Half Baked Harvest’s baked egg dish your new favorite weeknight meal.

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Baked Eggs with Creamy Polenta, Spinach, & Garlic

Polenta and spinach make a savory dish on their own, but top with an egg and you’ve got a protein-filled meal, thanks to The Kitchn.

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Southwestern Baked Eggs

Think of this meal by A Beautiful Mess as a homemade burrito bowl made even better with a gooey yolk.

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Spicy Baked Eggs with Sweet Potatoes

A curry-inspired base of spiced sweet potatoes and sun-dried tomatoes gives The Crepes of Wrath’s dish a hearty base.

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Herb-Baked Eggs

For a simple yet satisfying breakfast, try out Brown Eyed Baker’s warm baked eggs, flavored with parsley, garlic, rosemary, and thyme.

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Spaghetti Squash Egg Baskets

Get creative with your vegetables. A Cozy Kitchen bakes healthy spaghetti squash into baskets for perfectly nestled baked eggs.

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Shakshuka

This Israeli dish always hits the spot. Green Kitchen Stories makes a super affordable version using canned plum tomatoes and kale.

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Baked Egg and Avocado Tostadas

Avocado and eggs are one of the most perfect combinations. Naturally Ella gives the pair a Mexican-inspired twist.

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Creamed Spinach with Baked Eggs

Parmesan-topped creamed spinach only gets better when The Kitchn adds an egg for a finishing touch.

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Baked Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Love shakshuka but want to shake things up? A Cozy Kitchen’s spicy tomato baked eggs offer a similar taste with a twist.

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Baked Eggs in Mushrooms with Zucchini Ragout

Instead of bread crumbs, Cara’s Cravings stuffs mushroom caps with eggs for a healthy twist. The result? Mouthwateringly good.

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Gorgonzola, & Baked Eggs

Sweet potatoes and cheese are great on their own, but Naturally Ella’s addition of baked eggs takes this meal from sweet side dish to major main course.

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