16 Delicious Ways to Use Up All Those Extra Eggs in Your Fridge
We've all been there: A bit overzealous on your last grocery run, you purchased more eggs than you know what to do with. Whether you forgot you already had a carton in your fridge, or made ambitious plans to cook an omelet each morning but ended up blending smoothies instead; you may find yourself with a lot of eggs about to expire. Even though refrigerated eggs stay fresh for several weeks beyond their sell-by or expiration date, they don't last forever.
Sure, you could get an early start on your Easter prep, but you're probably better off using surplus eggs for something more practical, like whipping up a drool-worthy frittata for your next breakfast, or baking a cake for your upcoming neighborhood potluck. Never fear! We'll give you these recipes along with several more ideas for using up those extra eggs.
Recipes That Use a Lot of Eggs
No onesies or twosies here: We gathered recipes that use at least six eggs—ranging from group brunch favorites like French toast casserole, to weeknight family dinners such as pasta carbonara. Each dish really lets those extra eggs shine, ensuring no egg is left behind.
Keep reading for 16 different sweet and savory recipes that will use up a bunch of eggs handily.