3 Tasty Leftover Easter Egg Recipes
If there’s one thing Easter is known for, it’s hard boiled eggs. After swirling dozens of eggs in colorful pastel dyes, chances are you’ll be left with a fridge full of them long after Easter Sunday. Rather than rely on the same old egg salad recipe, why not get a little creative? With these simple and delicious leftover Easter egg recipes, you’ll put your hard boiled eggs to great use while indulging in tasty meals that are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Visit your nearest Foodtown grocery store for all of the ingredients you’ll need for these egg-cellent recipes!
Egg Salad-Free Recipes for Hard Boiled Eggs
Spicy Ramen Cup of Noodles
This simple soup recipe is easy to make, can be made in advance, and is a great way to use up some of those leftover hard boiled eggs. Prepare a few jars on the weekend for a simple grab n’ go workday lunch.
- 1 ½ Tablespoons Vegetable Bouillon Paste
- 1 ½ Tablespoons White Miso
- 1 ½ Tablespoons Chili-Garlic Sauce
- 1 ½ Tablespoon Grated Ginger
- ¾ Cup Shredded Carrot, divided
- ¾ Cup Sliced Shiitake Mushrooms, divided
- 1 ½ Cups Chopped Baby Spinach, divided
- 3 Hard Boiled Eggs, halved
- 1 ½ Cups Cooked Ramen Noodles, divided
- 3 Tablespoons Sliced Scallions, divided
- ¾ Teaspoons Sesame Seeds, divided
- 3 Cups Hot Water, divided
- Combine bouillon paste, white miso, chili-garlic sauce, and ginger in a small bowl and divide evenly between 3 pint-and-a-half size canning jars.
- Layer divided ¼ cups of carrots and mushrooms and ½ cup spinach in each jar. Then, layer 2 egg halves in each jar, followed by ½ cup of ramen noodles. Top the ramen noodles with 1 tablespoon of scallions and ¼ teaspoon sesame seeds per jar. Close jars and refrigerate up to 3 days.
- To make one jar of noodles, add 1 cup of very hot water and close jar tightly to shake. Microwave uncovered on high in 1-minute increments for 2-3 minutes until steaming hot. Let stand for 5 minutes and stir before eating.
Source: Eating Well
Make Ahead English Muffin Melts
Cheese, bacon, and Worcestershire sauce breathe new life into bland hard boiled eggs. Calling for a dozen, this is a great recipe for using up your leftover Easter eggs. The best part? It’s kid-approved and perfect for breakfast.
- 12 Hard Boiled Eggs, peeled and chopped
- 2 Cups Grated Cheddar Cheese
- 1 Cup Mayonnaise
- 12 Slices Bacon, fried and crumbled
- 1 Heaping Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
- ½ Teaspoon Garlic Powder
- 3 Dashes Worcestershire Sauce
- 6 Whole English Muffins
- Combine all ingredients (minus the English muffins). To really meld flavors, cover and store in the refrigerator overnight.
- Spread mixture onto English muffin halves and place under the broiler for 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese begins to bubble and melt.
- Serve immediately and enjoy!
Source: The Pioneer Women
Hard Boiled Eggs Gratin
Who knew hard boiled eggs could be so elegant? This quick gratin recipe calls for a whopping eight eggs, meaning you’ll use up your leftovers in no time at all. Serve with a slice of crusty bread and you’ve got a meal that the family will love.
- 1 Tablespoon Butter
- 8 Hard Boiled Eggs, peeled
- Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste
- 1 Cup White Cheddar Cheese
- 1/3 Cup Evaporated Whole Milk
- 1 Tablespoon Chopped Fresh Parsley
- Place an oven rack in the top slot of your oven (for broiling) and preheat to 400°F. Place the butter in a large casserole dish and place in oven to melt. Once butter is melted, swirl around the bottom of the dish to coat the entire surface.
- Cut each egg into about 6-8 slices. Starting in the center of the dish, layer egg slices along the bottom while overlapping, arranging outwards towards the edges of the dish. Sprinkle with pepper, followed by shredded cheese. Drizzle milk over top.
- Place dish on the middle rack of the oven and bake for 5 minutes.
- After five minutes, move the dish to top rack (beneath broiler) and broil for 2-3 minutes, or until lightly browned and bubbly.
- Sprinkle with parsley and enjoy!
Source: Teaspoon of Spice
Whip Up these Hard boiled Egg Recipes with Foodtown
Thanks to these recipes, you’ll have no trouble getting rid of those leftover hard boiled eggs. For everything you need to make these simple leftover Easter egg recipes, take a visit to your local Foodtown grocery store or shop online. Either way, you’ll experience the same low prices and everyday savings.
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