21 Ways to Eat English Muffins for Every Meal

The English muffin might not be a muffin at all, but it certainly is a versatile pantry staple. Explore all of the possibilities below, from perfectly-portioned pizzas to some of the quickest lunches you'll ever make.

English Muffins

Start by baking your own! These muffins are fluffy and chewy, with an airy crumb and a perfectly browned top.

Tomato & Egg Muffin

Keep it simple: All you need is a tomato, an egg and some balsamic vinegar atop your English muffin to make it the star of any breakfast.

Egg Salad English Muffin

If you made a batch of delicious egg salad, you should respect that egg salad. Use an English muffin so you can taste every bite of your creation instead of burying it under a bunch of bread.

English Muffin Pepperoni Pizzas

Pizza doesn't get any easier than this. Make these muffins as a snack for a party or freeze a big batch so the kids can pop them in the microwave whenever they're hungry.

English Muffin Panini with Goat Cheese & Tomato

Paninis are already crave-worthy—hello, crunchy bread and melty cheese—but they get an upgrade with the chewy texture of an English muffin. Plus, they're mini so you can have two.

Muffins Florentine

Carefully place your poached egg on an English muffin so it can soak up all that yolky goodness. With the addition of creamy spinach, this is a power breakfast!

Peanut Butter Cup Sandwich

What's better than a peanut butter cup? A large, sandwich version of a peanut butter cup. Spread peanut butter, chocolate and honey on and save the whipped cream for a finishing touch.

Egg McMuffin

We know you've had it. We know you crave it. So just make it yourself, why don't you? Eggs, meat, cheese — done.

English Muffin French Toast

As if you needed another reason to love English muffins, they double as a base for French toast when you're out of bread!

English Muffin with Scrambled Eggs & Ham

Breakfast gets infinitely better when you just put it all right on top of an English muffin. Take a cue from this recipe and stir some mayo into the eggs!

English Muffin with Hummus & Tomato

Lunch could not get any easier than this. Pack all the ingredients in a lunch box an assemble when you're hungry, or fix it up on the spot for a protein-packed snack.

English Muffin with Tarragon, Egg & Smoked Salmon

Wanna get fancy? Try topping your English muffin with some greens, herbs and a healthy serving of smoked salmon. You might never have to buy a bagel again.

English Muffins with a Kick

Take salty-sweet to the next level with bacon and jam on top of your English muffin. Don't forget a slathering of cream cheese!

Easy Muffin Melts

Your usual weeknight dinners ain't got nothin' on these little islands of goodness. They're just five ingredients including spicy Italian sausage and English cheese spread.

Pineapple & Cheese Muffin Melts

Tomato paste, pineapple and cheddar cheese give this snack an interesting salty-sweet flavor the kids will love. Try adding some fresh herbs on top to liven things up!

Mini Garlic Bread

Quick! You're making pasta and the family wants garlic bread...but you don't have a loaf on hand. What do you do? Grab your trusty pack of English muffins and, voila, individual garlic bread for all.

Hawaiian Pizzas

Hawaiian pizza: meet your new best friend, the English muffin. Pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, salami and crushed pineapple add so much flavor, you'll forget you aren't eating takeout!

Wicket's Wedges

Olives, onions, cheddar, curry powder—what's not to love? Fix these up as your movie night munchies or an after-school snack!

English Muffin Artichoke Pizzas

Got a can of artichokes in the pantry? Toss them with some pimientos, cheese and ranch dressing and dinner's basically done!

Caramelized Strawberry English Muffins

No oven? No problem. You could make these babies in a toaster oven. Make sure to put the strawberries on before you bake them to guarantee caramelized goodness.

Breakfast Apple English Muffins

You can only have toast so many days in a row before it's time to change things up. Give the kids something to be excited about with a chewy English muffin, crunchy apple slices and sweet cinnamon sugar.