25 Amazing Breakfast-for-Dinner Recipe Ideas
As the saying goes, breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day. And with no shortage of delicious breakfast recipe options out there, it may also be the tastiest. So why not indulge in meals made for the morning at dinnertime, too?
To help you get a jumpstart on all your future breakfast-for-dinners, we put together a list of some of the yummiest dishes that are perfect to create, during the morning or night. From everything bagel casseroles to sunny-side-up egg pizzas, these recipes will have you coming back for seconds.
Here are the best breakfast-for-dinner recipes you're going to want to make again and again.
Waffles with Ham and Eggs
This remake of a breakfast classic features a sunny-side-up egg stacked atop a waffle, layered with some crispy ham and a sprinkling of cheddar cheese. Finish with a drizzling of maple syrup for just the right amount of savory and sweet.
Black Bean Omelet
Black beans, which often star in many different dinner dishes, get a remake in this breakfast-for-dinner black bean omelet. This vegetarian option is packed with tasty black beans and sharp feta cheese and garnished with slices of fresh avocado.
Japanese Egg Pancakes with Spinach and Green Onions
This Japanese egg pancake recipe is perfect to serve during any upcoming dinners you may be hosting. In this recipe, thin pancakes made from eggs are stuffed with a flavorful mix of spinach, green onions, daikon radish, and garlic. Serve over a bed of microgreens for the full effect!
Savory Parsnip Waffles
We love this recipe that puts an innovative spin on a traditional breakfast go-to, making it the perfect breakfast-for-dinner option to whip up. This recipe can even be altered to have other cruciferous vegetables, such as carrots, sweet potatoes, or cauliflower, take the place of parsnips.
Crisp Breakfast Salad
A breakfast-for-dinner dish that is not only incredibly tasty but also super healthy? Count us in! Sliced hard-boiled eggs are served with crispy butter lettuce, thinly cut radishes, crunchy snap peas, and walnuts, and then dressed with a tangy balsamic and dijon mustard vinaigrette.
French Toast Stuffed with Strawberries
When you want something a little sweet for supper, look no further than this French toast recipe. In this delectable dish, whole-wheat toast is packed with creamy ricotta cheese, fresh strawberries, chopped almonds, and sweet honey, making for a truly memorable meal.
Crispy Ham Omelet with Cheese and Mushrooms
This delicious recipe, which takes mere minutes to make, is chocked full of tasty prosciutto, chopped chives, shredded Gruyere cheese, and sliced cremini mushrooms. Serve this omelet with some wine to elevate the whole breakfast-for-dinner experience.
Best-Ever Breakfast Veggie Burger
This veggie burger combines burgers with breakfast ingredients in the best way possible. To make it, just prepare a store-bought veggie patty on the grill or stove and top with sliced onion, tomato, and a fried egg. This recipe is even more delicious when served alongside some warm breakfast potatoes.
10-Minute Mediterranean Tofu Scramble
Whether you're vegan or just looking for an egg substitute, this Mediterranean tofu scramble will surely become your go-to. Instead of traditional eggs, firm tofu is scrambled in a pan with olive oil and red pepper. Make sure to throw on some crumbled feta, diced tomatoes, chopped chives, and a touch of parsley when it comes time to serve this tasty dish.
Oatmeal Pancakes with Cinnamon Apples
There are few things that sound more comforting to dig into after a long day at work than a stack of warm oatmeal pancakes smothered in sweet cinnamon apples.
Baked Eggs with Mushroom and Spinach
We love that this baked egg recipe is teeming with wonderful flavors from delicious ingredients, including earthy mushrooms, salty bacon, and warming chiles. The best part? It only takes an impressive 10 minutes to make!
Breakfast Tacos with Bacon and Spinach
For your next dinnertime taco prep, swap out the beef and sour cream for bacon and spinach.
These light and fluffy banana pancakes are made using a couple of secret ingredients: Greek yogurt and ricotta cheese. Just blend the yogurt and cheese in a bowl with eggs and lemon juice and then combine them with flour, baking soda, and salt. These pancakes are so delicious on their own, they may not even need to be topped with maple syrup.
Scrambled Eggs with Salmon, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese
Salmon and goat cheese in a breakfast dish? Say no more! It's as if someone took all of our favorite ingredients and combined them to create one of the most mouthwatering egg dishes ever. Your family will be sure to thank you for whipping up this recipe for them no matter what time of day it is.
Steak and Eggs with Chimichurri
Breakfast and dinner's most iconic food items—steak and eggs—come together to create a truly show-stopping dinner recipe. Dressed in chimichurri and served with grilled tomatoes, this steak takes breakfast-for-dinner to a whole new level.
Sausage Frittata with Mushrooms
Give your breakfast sausages new life in this sausage frittata with mushrooms. Andouille sausage takes center stage in this dish, but feel free to experiment with other types of meat, such as kielbasa or Italian sausage.
Sunny-Side Up Egg Pizza
Store-bought refrigerated dough makes preparing this sunny-side-up egg pizza so simple. You can even swap out traditional dough for options like cauliflower crust or another gluten-free choice.
Italian Hash with Eggs
This Italian hash recipe has it all: tasty eggs, grated Asiago cheese, sauteed kale, tangy banana peppers, sliced red potatoes, and creamy mushrooms. What more could you ask for?
Frozen wild blueberries, whole-wheat flour, and Greek yogurt make this pancake recipe all kinds of delicious.
If you love to serve traditional burritos for dinner, then you will absolutely love this breakfast burrito recipe. Stuffed with eggs, potatoes, chorizo, cheese, avocado, and pico do Gallo, these burritos can even be prepared and then stored in the freezer for up to three months, so you will never run out of dinner (or breakfast!) options. We also love the idea of setting up a burrito breakfast-for-dinner bar for all your friends and family to get creative while making their own.
Taco Cornbread Waffles
Give your taco night a makeover by preparing these taco cornbread waffles instead of traditional tacos. Crispy cornbread waffles are loaded with ground beef, chopped lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, onion, sour cream, and shredded cheese.
Everything Bagel Breakfast Casserole
If there is one thing we know about everything bagels, it's that they are delicious to eat any time of the day, especially in a casserole. Leftover bagels act as the base of this wonderfully warming dish that features peppers, tomatoes, eggs, bacon, and cream cheese.
Fresh Huevos Rancheros
Both hearty and flavorful, this huevos rancheros recipe is the ideal weekend dinner dish.
Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta
We love that this recipe, that can be made for either breakfast or dinner, gives pasta an imaginative twist. Crispy bacon, onion, fresh spinach, sharp feta cheese, smooth yogurt, orzo, and eggs come together in this mouthwatering frittata.
Bacon, Egg, and Potato Breakfast Skillet
This skillet dish combines all of our morning meal favorites, including bacon, eggs, potatoes, and cheese. Serve with a fresh fruit bowl on the side for a complete breakfast-for-dinner moment.
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