For a lighter breakfast or brunch (or even dinner), whip up some eggs!
Cost per serving: $1.74
Whoever said you can't have breakfast for dinner never tried this veggie-filled egg dish.
See recipe: Vegetable Frittata
Cost per serving: $1.30
Make a pretty variation of this easy baked omelet using purple asparagus instead. This striking variety tends to be more tender and sweeter than the green.
See recipe: Baked Asparagus Omelet
Cost per serving: $1.67
This versatile breakfast casserole works well with any combination of veggies. If your family likes a spicy kick, finely dice a jalapeño and sauté it with the scallions. Remove the seeds, though, or it will be too hot.
Recipe: Vegetable-Cheddar Strata
Cost per serving: $1.62
Sneak some vitamin- and fiber-rich broccoli into your family by whipping up a quick, tasty frittata. It’s perfect for busy weeknights or lazy weekend mornings.
See recipe: Broccoli and Feta Frittata
Cost per Serving: $.95
You don't be a triathlete in training to enjoy this protein-packed frittata.
See recipe: Iron-Man Frittata
Cost per serving: $1.20
Fat: 21g (sat 10g)
You might think of quiche as indulgent brunch food, but this cheesy egg dish is high in protein making it a filling dinner as well. The key to keeping the calories intake in check is portion control.
See recipe: Ham, Swiss and Spinach Quiche
Cost per serving: 26¢
Cover and chill frittatas for up to three days. Bring them to room temperature before serving. You can also freeze them for up to three months.
See recipe: Herb Frittatas
Cost per serving: 93¢
Enjoy this tasty pie for dinner or brunch for less than $1 per serving.
See recipe: Spinach and Cheese Quiche
Cost per Serving: $.88
This is a fun twist on eggs and toast. Let everyone personalize their breadbowl by choosing their own herbs. You can even add vegetables and proteins, like an omelet, to give it more flavor.
See recipe: Baked Eggs in Bread Bowls
Cost per serving: $1.31
Switch it up at dinnertime with this sizzling, flavor-packed Chorizo Hash with Fried Eggs recipe. The easiest way to get the eggs into the skillet in one piece? Break them one at a time into a small teacup, then tilt the cup to gently slip them on top of the hash.
See recipe: Potato, Pepper and Chorizo Hash with Fried Eggs
Cost per serving: 88¢
Save time and use quick-cooking or instant grits. they are less hearty than traditional grits, but they're still tasty.
See recipe: Sausage and Cheddar Grits with Eggs
Cost per serving: 86¢
Tortillas are the star ingredient in this filling south-of-the-border dish, which includes eggs and cheese. To add extra heat, toss in some jalapeño peppers.
See recipe: Migas
Cost per serving: $1.94
This one dish dinner is ready to serve in under 30 minutes. If you don’t care for asparagus, just swap in another veggie like spinach instead. (If using spinach, make sure you cook it thoroughly to remove all the water before adding the eggs.
See recipe: Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata
Cost per serving: 49¢
Fresh mint and balsamic vinegar are the flavor-boosting secret ingredients in this easy-to-make, low-calorie pie.
See recipe: Zucchini-and-Potato Frittata
Cost per serving: $1.08
Get even picky eaters to happily eat their veggies with this Salmon-Spinach Frittata recipe. This frittata is great any time of day—serve it at brunch, or eat any leftovers at room temperature for lunch.
See recipe: Salmon-Spinach Frittata
Cost per serving: 77¢
Five super-cheap ingredients, including potatoes, eggs and a spicy Mexican sausage, make this meal substantial enough for even the biggest appetites. To cut back on fat and calories, you can substitute chorizo made with chicken or turkey.
See recipe: Chorizo and Potato Frittata
Cost per serving: 87¢
Sneak in some greens in this hearty baked omelet―it also makes a great dinner.
See recipe: Spinach-Sausage Frittata
Cost per serving: $1.74
These fritattas, which make a great weeknight supper, are also ideal for a weekend breakfast.
See recipe: Mini Fritattas
Cost per serving: 53¢
Guests can munch guilt-free on these cute and tasty vegetable fritatta squares. Swap out some of the veggies for ham for a non-vegetarian version.
See recipe: Vegetable Frittata Squares
Cost per Serving: $2.05
The addition of potatoes makes this a hearty dinner dish.
See recipe: Spanish Frittata
Cost per serving: $1.25
A classic western includes ham but you can go with canned roasted green chiles or thawed frozen corn to make this economical dinner even cheaper.
See recipe: Western Frittata
Cost per serving: 70¢
Add some sliced cooked potatoes or roasted red pepper strips to the frittata with the chard and ham for an even heartier dish.
See recipe: Swiss Chard and Ham Frittata
Cost per Serving: $2.51
Serve with a salad for the perfect weeknight dinner.
See recipe: Mushroom and Bacon Frittata
Cost per serving: $1.23
Offer a tossed salad or a green vegetable and crusty whole-grain rolls on the side to make this a balanced, healthy meal.
Recipe: Spinach, Onion and Potato Frittata
Cost per serving: $1.30
You could also use shredded Swiss cheese, Cheddar or Jack for the Parmesan, if you like.
See recipe: Baked Eggs with Tomato and Parmesan