8 Egg-citing Ways to Use Up Those Hard-Boiled Eggs

Don’t let them go to waste!

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Between the egg hunts and the arts and crafts, Easter is a day filled with fun, sweets and eggs — a lot of eggs. And, while that Easter egg hunt may have been a blast, you’re now left with cartons of beautifully decorated hard-boiled eggs. And because we all know that food is a terrible thing to waste, throwing them away is not an option. Instead of spending days eating boring egg salad, try these unique recipes instead.

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Put those eggs to good use with a meal that the whole family can enjoy! Trisha Yearwood’s asparagus casserole is a great leftover egg recipe because of its simplicity. Slice your eggs and arrange them with cooked asparagus. Top it off with a rich and savory cheddar sauce and bake to a crisp. It’s the perfect weeknight dinner — and you can make plenty to share.

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A hard-boiled egg is the perfect touch to this already tasty avocado toast. Add chia seeds, as well as sea salt and cracked pepper, to give it a kick. It’s fast, healthy and delightfully savory.

Goat Cheese and Hard Boiled Egg Dip with Spring vegetables for dipping, as seen on the Food Network's The Kitchen, Season 2.

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Did you know that you can also use hard boiled eggs to make dip? Mince your leftover eggs (or push them through a strainer) in order to create a creamy texture that blends well with goat cheese and sour cream. Serve it with some spring vegetables for a beautiful crudité!

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This Ree Drummond salad has it all: lettuce, avocado, ham and of course, eggs. The key to the recipe is the Thousand Island dressing, which gives it a little spice. No more bland egg salads for you!

Molly Yeh's Asian Scotch Eggs

If you think your hard-boiled eggs need an upgrade, then try Molly Yeh’s Asian Scotch eggs. Wrapped in chicken and baked with a crispy breaded outside layer, these eggs have a one-of-a-kind flavor. You’ll have plenty for the whole family and they’re fun to make as well!

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If you’re worried about eggs going to waste, turn all your leftovers into pickled eggs with a twist! Use beets to make a brine and you'll have a deliciously pink treat. They make a great side dish on the day that you make them but you can also store them for up to five days and give yourself a snack at any time.

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A quick and satisfying lunch for those days when you’re pressed for time. This broccolini recipe includes a mustard and shallot sauce that, coupled with hard-boiled egg, creates a great medley of flavors. This just proves that there’s more than one way to add eggs to your salad!

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This isn’t just any regular egg salad. Combining diced eggs with scallions, celery and radishes gives you a rich and well-seasoned meal. The salad is served over large Romaine lettuce leaves, making it easy to see your beautifully-crafted eggs turn into a beautifully-crafted salad!

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