We all have those nights where we want to rest instead of cook dinner. Luckily, there are plenty of delicious and easy breakfast options that can be served as a meal for any time of day- even dinnertime!
In this post, I will list 12 ideas for the best breakfasts that you can make for dinner. These dishes are both hearty and filling enough to keep you satisfied until morning.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And with a busy work schedule, it can be hard to find time to make breakfast and end up eating dinner for breakfast. If you’re looking to mix things up in your routine, try these ideas for a delicious breakfast dinner instead!
5 Quick Breakfast Meals Ideas for Dinner
1. Pancake Bowls
For a change of pace, try these different and tasty pancake bowls for dinner. Combine pancake mix and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Mix well before adding in any extras like chocolate chips, Mini M&Ms, etc. 2 minutes in the microwave and voila. Add a yogurt parfait and you are ready for dinner, or was that breakfast? Check out how this lady makes her pancake bowls fluffy!
2. Eggs and Bacon
Whether you’re craving a breakfast sandwich or just want to serve the classic eggs and bacon, there is no reason why this meal can’t be served at night! The beauty is you can make the eggs any way you want, I prefer my bacon to be crispy. How do you eat yours?
3. Avocado Toast
If you’re getting tired of eggs and pancakes, why not try a breakfast classic- avocado toast. This easy meal is made just like any other toast except instead of jam or butter, it’s topped with mashed avocado! How do you make avocado toast? Mash avocado until creamy and spread onto toast. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and any other spice you like! To put a fresh spin on your breakfast for dinner, try topping it with an egg.
4. Fried Rice
Who says fried rice can only be eaten for lunch and dinner? Just cook up some rice, add your desired vegetables and scrambled eggs, then stir fry it all together! You’ll feel like you’re eating something fancy without any of the effort!
5. Breakfast Sandwiches
Breakfast sandwiches are another breakfast staple that can be served for dinner. From scrambled eggs and cheese to sausage, bacon, turkey, and mayo, breakfast sandwiches are perfect any time of day!
4 Quick Breakfast Meals Ideas with Eggs
1. Omelet Spaghetti Casserole
Make an omelet using any fillings you like, then add it to a store-bought spaghetti casserole. Top with cheese and pop it in the oven for 30 minutes. You now have an easy breakfast meal that is ready in no time!
2. Egg Casserole
Make an omelet using your favorite egg toppings, then bake it. Top with sour cream and chives, bacon, or whatever you like. Super easy and fits the person you are making it for.
3. Breakfast Burritos
Take your regular burrito recipe and add scrambled eggs! Try serving them open-faced for a fun twist on the morning classic.
4. Eggy Bread Bowls
Flatten out your favorite bread slices. Top with eggs, ham, cheese, and whatever else you like. Wrap in tin foil and bake for 10 minutes. These breakfast bread bowls are a fun way to serve eggs for dinner! Kids will love making their own!
Here is a list of a few more quick and easy breakfast for dinner meal ideas for you.
– Scrambled Eggs and Toast- Serve these on a bed of greens or leave them off for a higher protein, lower carbohydrate meal.
– Oven-Baked Eggs- These are easy and quick to cook. Make them the night before then pop them in the oven when you’re ready to eat!
– Omelettes- You can do so many different kinds of omelets, from veggie-loaded to breakfast meat-filled. The options are endless.
– Eggs Benedict- The classic breakfast meal made for dinner! Who doesn’t love eggs benedict?!
– Frittata- You can make a frittata with pretty much any ingredient you have laying around, but my two favorite kinds are ham and cheese or broccoli and cheese.
– French Toast Casserole- French toast casserole is another breakfast meal you can make the night before and throw in the oven for easy eating. My kids absolutely LOVE to eat this for dinner!
I hope these breakfast meal ideas for dinner have given you some inspiration. Whether you’re looking for something quick and easy, or a little more labor-intensive- there are so many great breakfast options that will work as a meal any time of the day! What are your favorite types of breakfast options?