15 Egg Recipes for Dinner

Eggs are some of the most nutritious and inexpensive ways to get dinner on the table. Here are the best egg recipes for dinner!

Eggs for dinner? Absolutely. Eggs aren’t just for breakfast: they’re a fantastic healthy and inexpensive way to eat dinner! Around here, Alex and I eat breakfasts that are mainly plant based (vegan) so that we can save our eggs for dinner. With so many delicious egg recipes to choose from, we prefer to eat our eggs for dinner! Here are our best egg recipes for dinner.

Egg nutrition: are eggs healthy?

But first: are eggs healthy? Eggs are some of the most nutritious foods on the planet. At 75 calories each, they’re packed with nutrients and 7 grams of protein. Recent research has found that instead of avoiding boiled eggs for cholesterol reasons, eggs actually increase the good cholesterol the body needs. They’re recommended as an affordable and easy-to-eat source of high quality protein. Eggs are also especially helpful for vegetarian diets as a natural source of B12.

And now: our best egg recipes for dinner!

Looking for more dinner recipes?

Outside of these healthy dinner recipes, here are a few more collections of dinner recipes:


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About the Authors

Sonja Overhiser

Cookbook Author and writer

Sonja Overhiser is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.

Alex Overhiser

Cookbook Author and photographer

Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.

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