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25 Amazing Breakfast-for-Dinner Recipe Ideas

Who says that eggs are only for the morning meal?
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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

Healthy waffles with ham and egg
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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.

Get our recipe for Waffles with Ham and Eggs. 

Black Bean Omelet

Black bean omelet
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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.

Get our recipe for a Black Bean Omelet. 

Japanese Egg Pancakes with Spinach and Green Onions

Japanese egg pancakes with spinach and green onions
Waterbury Publications Inc.

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!

Get our recipe for Japanese Egg Pancakes with Spinach and Green Onions. 

Savory Parsnip Waffles

whole 30 parsnip waffle on white plate with sirracha
Posie Brien/Eat This, Not That!

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.

Get our recipe for Savory Parsnip Waffles. 

Crisp Breakfast Salad

breakfast salad with eggs on pink plate and marble background
Carlene Thomas/Eat This, Not That!

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.

Get our recipe for a Crisp Breakfast Salad. 

French Toast Stuffed with Strawberries

Healthy french toast with strawberries
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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.

Get our recipe for French Toast Stuffed with Strawberries. 

Crispy Ham Omelet with Cheese and Mushrooms

Crispy ham omelette with cheese and mushrooms
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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.

Get our recipe for Crispy Ham Omelet with Cheese and Mushrooms.

Best-Ever Breakfast Veggie Burger

plant based california veggie burger with egg
Carlene Thomas/Eat This, Not That!

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.

Get our recipe for the Best-Ever Breakfast Veggie Burger. 

10-Minute Mediterranean Tofu Scramble

mediterranean tofu veggiescramble
Carlene Thomas/Eat This, Not That!

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.

Get our recipe for a Mediterranean Tofu Scramble. 

Oatmeal Pancakes with Cinnamon Apples

Oatmeal pancakes with cinnamon apples
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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.

Get our recipe for Oatmeal Pancakes with Cinnamon Apples. 

Baked Eggs with Mushroom and Spinach

Baked eggs with mushroom and spinach
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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!

Get our recipe for Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Spinach.

Breakfast Tacos with Bacon and Spinach

Breakfast tacos with bacon and spinach
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

For your next dinnertime taco prep, swap out the beef and sour cream for bacon and spinach.

Get our recipe for Breakfast Tacos with Bacon and Spinach. 

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Banana Pancakes

Healthy banana pancakes
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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.

Get our recipe for Banana Pancakes. 

Scrambled Eggs with Salmon, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese

Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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.

Get our recipe for Scrambled Eggs with Salmon, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese. 

Steak and Eggs with Chimichurri

Paleo steak & eggs with chimichurri
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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.

Get our recipe for Steak and Eggs with Chimichurri. 

Sausage Frittata with Mushrooms

Paleo sausage frittata with mushrooms
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

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.

Get our recipe for Sausage Frittata with Mushrooms. 

Sunny-Side Up Egg Pizza

sunny side up egg pizza
Waterbury Publications, Inc.

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.

Get our recipe for Sunny-Side Up Egg Pizza. 

Italian Hash with Eggs

plate of italian hash with fried egg next to skillet and water glass
Waterbury Publications, Inc.

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?

Get our recipe for Italian Hash with Eggs. 

Blueberry Pancakes

Healthy blueberry pancakes
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Frozen wild blueberries, whole-wheat flour, and Greek yogurt make this pancake recipe all kinds of delicious.

Get our recipe for Blueberry Pancakes. 

Breakfast Burrito

breakfast burritos in tortilla
Courtesy of Cooking Classy.

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.

Get the recipe from Cooking Classy. 

Taco Cornbread Waffles

cornbread waffle topped with taco filling
Courtesy of Taste and Tell.

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.

Get the recipe from Taste and Tell. 

Everything Bagel Breakfast Casserole

everything bagel breakfast casserole in baking dish
Sallys Baking Addiction

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.

Get the recipe from Sally's Baking Addiction. 

Fresh Huevos Rancheros

huevos rancheros on plate
Courtesy of Cookie and Kate

Both hearty and flavorful, this huevos rancheros recipe is the ideal weekend dinner dish.

Get the recipe from Cookie and Kate.

Orzo Frittata with Spinach and Feta

orzo frittata in baking dish
Courtesy of Diethood

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.

Get the recipe from Diethood. 

Bacon, Egg, and Potato Breakfast Skillet

breakfast skillet with eggs potatoes bacon chives
Courtesy of The Girl Who Ate Everything

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.

Get the recipe from The Girl Who Ate Everything. 

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