These savory breakfast ideas are the best ways to think beyond sugary pancakes! Try everything from veggie scrambles to savory oatmeal.
Want to opt out of sweet ways to start the day? There are so many delicious savory breakfast ideas to try! Most days you’ll find us starting the day savory, though we love a good stack of pancakes or waffles once in a while. The American breakfast is often sugar heavy, but trends show people are starting to look for more ways to start the day with savorywhole grains和蔬菜。
这是一个严重容易……和美味的…风味极佳的breakfast idea: Breakfast Tacos! Did you know that eggs can taste like taco meat? Yes, somehow the spiced scrambled eggs filling channels the flavor of taco meat plus chorizo. We've used this trick over and over...it's in our list of essentials every cook should know.
这款早餐三明治真的需要5分钟吗？你敢打赌它。（一个Buzzfeed作家实际上尝试过它，定时它wrote about what she thought!) Here we’ve got a fried egg, purchased pesto, and quick sauteed arugula, topped on a toasted English muffin. It’s simple, but the combination of flavors is perfection. It’s one of our favorite savory breakfast ideas when we have a few extra minutes. (5, in fact!)
Here's the ultimate savory breakfast idea: avocado toast! There's nothing better than savory mash on a thick, crunchy slice of bread. There's no egg required, which makes it a vegan savory breakfast. But if you'd like, make a turmeric poached egg and let the savory yolk run all over it!
Here's an over the top savory breakfast idea: biscuits and gravy! This one's of a special breakfast than a healthy option: but it's very, very tasty. The creamy,savory mushroom gravy作为香肠国家肉汁的舒适和舒适，每一一点。和vegan biscuits是不可能的。
Pizza for breakfast? You bet. This savory breakfast pizza is loaded with crunchy veggies,easy pizza sauce,and topped with crumbles of scrambled eggs. The secret ingredient? A sprinkle of fennel seeds evokes the flavor of breakfast sausage. For a quicker and easier spin, make this as anaan pizzaorflatbread pizza。
Another classic savory breakfast? The omelette! This recipe makes the most delicious omelette you’ve ever had: classic French style, with a golden exterior, soft interior, and loads of savory flavor. Here’s our adaptation of Julia’s Child's classic technique, and it really does make the best omelette recipe imaginable.
There’s really nothing better than a great fried egg sandwich, is there? This one is our ultimate: gooey, messy, requiring lots of napkins, and slathered with smoky mayo. Here we’ll show you a tutorial on how to make this thing of glory. It’s the best easy savory breakfast idea around.
There's really nothing like eggs and crispy hash browns, warm from the skillet! Homemade hash brownsare incredibly delicious, and here’s the thing: they’re not much harder than cracking open a bag of frozen ones. These hash browns come out browned and crispy, with flecks of tender moist shreds that combine into a texture that tastes like a cozy hug. Salt them to perfection with lots of black pepper, and you might not be able to put down your fork.
Last up in our savory breakfast ideas: tacos rancheros! With the oozing egg yolk, spicy tomato sauce, crunchy vegetables, and queso crumbles, these tacos rancheros are next level delicious. They're based on huevos rancheros, with a few slight differences. You'll be amazed at the beautiful flavor and they're not too hard to put together (though we suggest saving them for lazy weekends).
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Prep the eggs or tofu:In a medium bowl, crack the eggs and whisk them together until well-beaten. Stir in the shredded cheese, fresh herbs,kosher salt, and plenty of fresh ground pepper. Or, complete Step 1 of the豆腐争夺。
煮蔬菜：Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. When hot, add the onion and peppers. Cook 3 to 4 minutes until tender and just starting to brown, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low. Add a pinch of salt and the baby greens. Cook for 30 seconds until wilted. Remove and set aside.
煮鸡蛋或豆腐：Keep heat on low. Pour in the eggs. Cook for 20 to 30 seconds. When the eggs just start to set, use a flat spatula to scrape sections of eggs, gently stirring constantly until cooked but still soft, about 1 minute. Or, complete Step 2 of the豆腐争夺。
Add the vegetables and serve:Add the veggies back to the pan with the eggs or tofu. Stir for a few seconds until combined and warmed. Serve immediately.
Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.