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Recipe Rescue: Eggs for Dinner? Oh, Hell Yeah!

We Americans are super stuck on the premise that dinner should consist of meat, veg and starch.

At least I am. Or was, until our family moved abroad, made a bunch of friends from all over the world and discovered that many cultures don’t share this philosophy. It really is true that for most Europeans, lunch is the biggest, heartiest meal of the day, with dinner being a much more simple affair.

Eggs fill that ‘simplicity space’ beautifully. A great source of protein and amazingly inexpensive (even free-range), eggs have been center plate for some of the most memorably delicious family dinners at our house.

Avocado, Egg and Prosciutto Pita Pizzas

Photograph by Daniel Montoya

Bacon and Egg Cups with Curly Kale, Dill and Goat Cheese

Photograph by Finding Tasty

Italian Baked Eggs with Prosciutto and Mozzarella

Egg, Lemon and Ricotta Toast

Roasted Tomato and Egg Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Photograph by Romulo Yanes

Spinach with Chickpeas and Fried Eggs

Photograph by Finding Tasty

Crustless Quiche with Roast Tomatoes, Leeks and Gruyére

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