10 simple breakfast for dinner recipes

It’s OK: We’ve all served up slacker scrambled eggs for dinner. Channel the fun and simplicity of breakfast with these sunny suppers.

10 simple breakfast for dinner recipes

Photo: Erik Putz

Baked Ham and Cheese Frittata

A frittata is a selfless dish. It accomodates just about anything you throw its way and tastes delicious hot or cold. The one that you’re making for dinner tonight is going to be great in tomorrow’s bento box. Get the recipe: Baked Ham and Cheese Frittata

frying pan with baked frittata in it

BLT Waffle-Wich

Waffles with syrup is so basic (but undeniably delicious), why not use those fluffy grids to sandwich crisp bacon, lettuce and tomato together? We’ll have extra mayo, please. Get the recipe: BLT Waffle-Wich

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Rancheros Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

If a runny yolk and melty cheese shreds are the vehicle for getting your kid to eat quinoa, then so be it. Mixed with a creamy, lemon yogurt dressing, this breakfast bowl is dinner-worthy. Get the recipe: Rancheros Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

bowl of quinoa, avocado, beans, tomato and cheese with a fried eggPhoto: Erik Putz

Cheese and Apple Crumpet French Toast

Eggs aren’t fussed on what kind of bread you use to sop them up. Crumpets are perfectly airy and are a great way to create a savoury breakfast-for-dinner. Brush the tops with Dijon mustard then sprinkle with shredded cheese. Get the recipe: Cheese and Apple Crumpet French Toast

A plate full of crumpets with sauce on them next to a salad with peaches

Egg-in-a-Hole Breakfast Sandwich

Up your breakfast sandwich game with this egg-topped English muffin number. Who can resist a runny yoke dripping over ham, cheese and veg? Not us. Get the recipe: Egg-in-a-Hole Breakfast Sandwich

breakfast sandwich topped with an eggPhoto: Erik Putz


Grilled Cheese Soldiers

Dippable toast soldiers make it OK for kids to play with their food. Get the recipe: Grilled Cheese Soldiers

10 simple breakfast for dinner recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Breakfast Pizza

Store-bought dough saves the day with this easy-peasy pie. The eggs cook up on top Get the recipe: Breakfast Pizza

10 simple breakfast for dinner recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Breakfast Fried Rice

Make your breakfast-for-dinner game strong by keeping this simple fried rice recipe in your back pocket. Get the recipe: Breakfast Fried Rice

10 simple breakfast for dinner recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Vegan Tofu Scramble Tacos

Tofu is a convincing scrambled egg stand-in thanks to mild, golden turmeric. Loaded up with beans and veggies, you won’t even miss the real thing. Get the recipe: Vegan Tofu Scramble Tacos

10 simple breakfast for dinner recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Cheddar Cornbread Pancakes

Kids and smoked salmon don’t always mix. They may be far more likely to dig in if you top pancakes with a dollop of sour cream, crumbled bacon and cooked corn. Get the recipe: Cheddar Cornbread Pancakes

10 simple breakfast for dinner recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

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This article was originally published on Jan 14, 2019

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