Breakfast doesn’t have to be only for the mornings, you know. There’s no reason you can’t create a breakfast favorite and enjoy it for dinner! With this collection of breakfast for dinner recipes, you’re going to want to wait all day long to indulge in breakfast or “brinner” as it’s affectionately known. You’ll be spoilt for choice and the following dishes include everything from frittata and shakshuka to breakfast burritos.
Sheet Pan Eggs Benedict
A little more unusual than the classic eggs benedict recipe but every bit as good, or even better, this tasty dish with homemade hollandaise sauce, Canadian bacon, potatoes, asparagus, and more, makes a great special occasion brunch.
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Italian Frittata Recipe
Straightforward to make and a treat to eat, this Italian vegetable frittata recipe is definitely a winning recipe. It’s simple to prepare, and you can mix and match the fillings depending on what you have in the refrigerator. It’s the perfect way to use up any vegetables or cooked meats you need to use up.
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Easy Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes – Tik Tok Recipe
Easy sheet pan buttermilk pancakes make a tasty breakfast or lunch. This pancake hack means you can say goodbye to endless flipping because these are pancakes baked in the oven. So try this new Tik Tok recipe trend for yourself and see what you think! There are four flavours – strawberry, blueberry, cinnamon swirl and honeybun.
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Baked Eggs en Cocotte with Prosciutto and Mushrooms
Have you ever made or tried baked eggs en cocotte? Also known as shirred eggs or oven poached eggs, this tasty treat with prosciutto and mushrooms is perfect for breakfast or brunch. It’s easy to make baked eggs in ramekins and this is a filling breakfast that will keep you satisfied until lunchtime.
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Carrot Cake Vegetable Crepes with Berries
Crepes, pancakes – I love them all! Crepes make a perfect breakfast but they’re also nice for brunch, lunch or even dessert. These carrot cake crepes are especially great if you have a sweet tooth and want something healthy, too. They’re veggie breakfast crepes boasting nutrition as well as a wonderful flavour. This carrot cake inspired cake recipe is ideal for brunch or if you are craving a sweet and savoury crepe.
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Shrimp Spinach Sunny Side Up Omelette
A shrimp omelette recipe makes an unusual change from the more typical ham and cheese or mushroom varieties. This seafood omelette with eggs on top is perfect for egg fans who want to try something different.
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Breakfast Crunchwrap – Copycat Taco Bell
There’s no denying a breakfast crunchwrap will start your morning off on the right note, but what if you’re nowhere near Taco Bell? The following breakfast in a wrap Tik Tok recipe is simple to make and tastes just like the Taco Bell version.
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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Egg
Baked sweet potatoes with egg are a delicious breakfast (or breakfast for dinner!) and this high protein option will keep you satisfied until your next meal. They keep for days in the fridge and you can zap them in the microwave for a speedy snack or meal.
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Sausage and Egg Casserole
The holidays are quickly approaching and everyone needs a quick, savory, overnight breakfast casserole recipe. Thrown together in minutes, this easy sausage and egg casserole recipe can serve a crowd the next day.
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Huevos a la Mexicana
Huevos a la Mexicana is a traditional breakfast made by chopping and sautéing vegetables such as tomatoes, onions, and chilies, then adding eggs and stirring until cooked through. It’s a popular restaurant dish but also easy to make at home.
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Mexican Chilaquiles Rojos
Authentic Mexican chilaquiles rojos is a true breakfast delight or anytime comfort food. It consists of tortilla chips smothered in a hearty tomato and red chili sauce. The tortillas soak up all the red sauce flavors becoming slightly tender but also keeping a satisfying crunchy touch.
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Sweet Potato Hash
Sweet Potato Hash is a hearty, nutritious, and delicious breakfast that has proven to be a real crowd-pleaser. Imagine a big plate with soft sweet potatoes, tasty ham, and onions. It’s topped off with a sunny-side-up egg cooked just right.
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Huevos motuleños is a traditional Mexican breakfast and all you need to start (or finish) your day. Huevos motuleños are a speciality from Yucatan, Mexico. The dish consists of fried eggs served on a tortilla with mashed beans and a spicy sauce. On top of all, there are fried plantains, ham and queso fresco.
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With hearty layers and savory breakfast flavors, this breakfast lasagna is a comforting and satisfying dish that’s sure to become a favorite in your home. Loaded with delicious breakfast sausage, fresh bell peppers, and melted cheese layered between lasagna noodles, it’s a deliciously satisfying way to start the day. It’s great for dinner too.
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Potato Pancakes Made with Mashed Potatoes
Crisp and golden, these easy savory pancakes are made from mashed potatoes and a few delicious additions. They’re good for a breakfast, side dish, or even dinner.
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Grilled Breakfast Burritos
Made with Ball Park hot dogs (or your favorite brand) along with tortillas, eggs, chilis, tater tots, and cheese, these breakfast burritos are ideal for breakfast, brunch or even for dinner. They’re rich in south of the border flavors and really easy to prepare.
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Shakshuka for One
Enjoy this mouthwatering Shakshuka (North African poached eggs) made in a spicy tomato sauce for breakfast, brunch or even dinner. Make shakshuka for one if you don’t want any leftovers or you can scale up if you’re going to feed the whole family.
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Tofu Breakfast Enchiladas
If you’re in the mood for a Mexican-inspired morning, these breakfast enchiladas will get your day rolling. These enchiladas are a super easy, protein-packed dish with tofu, vegan sausage, and other delicious ingredients you probably already have or can easily grab from your kitchen.
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Skillet Breakfast Potatoes
Ready in just 30 minutes, these crispy, spicy skillet breakfast potatoes are the perfect dish to add to your dining table. This simple recipe uses fork-tender potatoes and a variety of veggies and spices to create a flavorful, filling, and nutritious breakfast or brunch dish. Saying no to a second serving will be difficult!
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This authentic Ayurvedic kitchari is an easy one-pot Indian rice-lentil porridge hybrid. It’s healthy, convenient and comes together in just 45 minutes. Perfect for weeknight dinners and make ahead.
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Sheet Pan Breakfast Hash
This versatile sheet pan breakfast hash is ideal for breakfast or dinner, and boasts wonderful flavors in every mouthful. Fresh vegetables combine with garlic, spices, beans, eggs, and more, for a dish that is as colorful as it is flavorful. Add this to your list of the best breakfast for dinner recipes.
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Potato Breakfast Hash
All kinds of wonderful ingredients, such as potatoes, spices, tofu, avocado, and more combine to make this rise and shine breakfast. It’s also delicious for dinner. This dish is colorful, tasty and filling.
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Egg and Sausage Breakfast Taquitos
You’re going to want to make this breakfast taquitos recipe ASAP! It’s a surprisingly nutritious and totally delicious meal that’s easier to make than you probably think. Cheese, egg, and breakfast sausage are wrapped up in a corn tortilla that’s air fried until crispy and served with some fresh toppings.
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Red Velvet Waffles and Chicken
This red velvet waffles and chicken recipe puts a colorful twist on the breakfast classic. Enjoy sweet and savory goodness in just 30 minutes! Whether you’re looking for a hearty way to start the day or you want to try something different, nothing beats the classic pairing of chicken and waffles. This meal is sweet and savory at the same time, as well as both crunchy and fluffy.
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Breakfast Sandwich with a Hash Brown
This hearty breakfast sandwich made with a runny egg, bacon, sausage, ham, melted cheese and a crispy hash brown is definitely not limited to just breakfast time. It also makes a fantastic dinner and you only need 5 different ingredients.
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An easy and simple, creamy chicken congee recipe that is comforting any time of the year as an everyday meal or when you’re feeling under the weather. This rice-based dish is comforting, easy to make, warm, and it is the ultimate Asian comfort food.
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Chorizo Huevos Rancheros
Chorizo huevos rancheros is a popular Mexican breakfast or brunch dish with eggs, chorizo (a spicy pork sausage), and a flavorful tomato-based sauce. The recipe is typically served on corn tortillas and garnished with fresh cilantro, diced avocado, and crumbled queso fresco, for breakfast or even dinner.
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Spinach and Caramelized Onion Quiche
This delicious spinach and onion quiche is an easy weekend breakfast or weeknight meal. It is savory, cheesy and makes plenty of leftovers. This egg-based dish boasts plenty of flavor from the cheese, meat and vegetables. It takes a while to caramelize the onins but it’s well worth the wait.
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Welcome to the delectable world of green shakshuka, a delicious twist on the classic Middle Eastern dish. This wholesome, nutritious recipe will charm you with its fresh flavors and comforting warmth. Packed with healthy greens and topped with creamy, runny eggs, it’s perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
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Broccoli Casserole with Bacon and Cheese
Egg casseroles are a great way to stuff more veggies into your meal. As with most casserole recipes, you can easily swap out the bacon, veggies and even the type of cheese for your favorite variety. Use whatever leftover meats you may have on hand such as turkey or chicken or even steak and burgers. Add in some peppers if you wish and some parmesan cheese.
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Eggplant Potato Stew
This thick and hearty eggplant potato stew recipe features chewy eggplants, tender potatoes, and aromatics full of flavor. Made with plenty of veggies in just under an hour, it’s a great dish. Enjoyed by kids and adults alike, this eggplant stew is super simple, requires just a handful of ingredients, and always comes out flavorful, delicious and comforting.
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