I make this ahead and serve this for Christmas morning breakfast. It has the ingredients of a classic eggs Benedict, which is encased in puff pastry to create beautiful loaf. You can refrigerate the assembled braid overnight, or freeze it for up to two weeks. Cover tightly with plastic wrap so the pastry doesn't dry out. Before baking, brush strudel with egg wash. Add 20 minutes to baking time is strudel is frozen.—Sarah Strohl, Commerce Twp, Michigan
Start your fancy breakfast with Carol Heine's Eggs with Feta and Asparagus. From her kitchen in New Prague, Minnesota, Carol whipped up this dish because of an abundance of asparagus, and now it's become a staple. “We always have more than enough asparagus for the two of us,” she writes. “I also enjoy sharing extra with family and friends.”
Roast some veggies, put on that first pot of coffee in the morning and enjoy this great dish from our Test Kitchen! As soon as the vegetables are ready, this standout omelet will be ready in minutes. It's great for a weekend breakfast, but hearty enough for dinner!
Perfect for a special-occasion breakfast or holiday brunch, this easy egg scramble is warm and hearty, with potatoes, ham, cheese and sweet red and green peppers. You can serve it for a casual supper, too. —Vicki Holloway, Joelton, Tennessee
We have always loved soufflés, but I got tired of making the white sauce for them. One day I substituted condensed soup for the white sauce, and we all thought it was great. When we started watching our fat intake, I switched to the reduced-fat, reduced-sodium soup, reduced-fat cheese and just two egg yolks. —Diane Conrad, North Bend, Oregon
"This is a recipe I used to make with bacon, ham and regular cheese," said Pamela Shank of Parkersburg, West Virginia. "It is easy to substitute the high fat for the low fat or fat free ingredients. This is a very pretty dish when it is served because of all the colors."
By substituting 4 egg whites for the 4 whole eggs in this recipe you save 25 calories, 3 g fat and a whopping 141 mg cholesterol per serving! And since the eggs are seasoned with veggies and dill, you don't miss the flavor at all. —Lynn Winkler - Chatsworth, Georgia
"I've been cooking for 30 years and enjoy making quick, easy and tasty meals," relates Greg Parsons of Candor, North Carolina. "This coastal-inspired omelet is a breeze to prepare. Your dining partner is sure to exclaim, 'Wow, what a meal.'"
"I'd always had trouble making omelets until a friend gave me this recipe," writes Christa Lee of Omaha, Nebraska. "It's simple and versatile. You can use any combination of meats, veggies and cheeses you wish."
This scrambled egg breakfast can also be served for lunch or dinner with a tossed salad or green vegetable such as steamed spinach. You can replace the baked tortillas with tortilla chips, if you like. —Donna Marie Ryan, Topsfield, Massachusetts
"We enjoy this as a Sunday brunch before church," notes Macey and Landon Allen of Green Forest, Arkansas. "Growing up on farms, we both learned to eat what was raised and the eggs that were gathered never went to waste with this incredible breakfast."