25 of Our Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Recipes

Kind of over the old toast and scrambled eggs brekkie? Try one of these exciting breakfast or brunch options tomorrow morning!

Italian Baked Eggs with Eggplant & Tomato

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There's baked eggs, and then there's this! Crack your eggs into a savory mixture of marinara sauce, eggplant, and pancetta for a meal you'll be craving again for lunch and dinner.

Recipe: Try our Italian Baked Eggs with Eggplant & Tomato

Breakfast Garlic Naan Pizzas

Breakfast Garlic Naan Pizzas

Who says pizza is just for late-night parties? With three different kinds of cheese, plenty of greens, and a sunny-side-up egg on top, these pizzas are better than anything that comes in a delivery box.

Recipe: Try our Breakfast Garlic Naan Pizzas

One-Pan Breakfast

One Pan Breakfast

This early-morning meal is just as fast and easy as it looks. And with spoonfuls of pancetta, mushrooms and leeks in the mix, it tastes even better!

Recipe: Try our One-Pan Breakfast

Bananas Foster Stuffed Pancakes

bananas foster stuffed pancakes

You've had banana's foster. You've had pancakes. But you've probably never had pancakes filled with the warm, fruity dessert! And really, who doesn't want to cook with dark rum in the morning?

Recipe: Try our Bananas Foster Stuffed Pancakes

Pizza Frittata

pizza frittata

This eggy fave is everything you love about traditional margarita pizza in deliciously brunchy form. Give it an extra kick with hot sauce, spicy soppressata, and some red wine. Drooling yet?

Recipe: Try our Pizza Frittata

Rachael Ray's Hanger Steak with Scallions & Lime with Anda Bhurji (Indian-Style Scrambled Eggs)

hanger steak scallions lime anda bhurji

Looking to add some new flavor into basic steak and eggs? Turn your breakfast game up a notch with not-so-obvious ingredients, like mustard seeds, jalapeños, and fresh thyme leaves.

Recipe: Try Rach's Hanger Steak with Scallions & Lime with Anda Bhurji (Indian-Style Scrambled Eggs)

Baked Irish Breakfast

Baked Irish Breakfasts

Sometimes, a small but protein-packed breakfast is all ya need! Just squeeze veggies, sautéed breakfast meats, and eggs into a ramekin, bake for about 10 minutes and enjoy!

Recipe: Try our Baked Irish Breakfast

Mexican-Style Shakshuka

mexican style shakshuka

Essentially the Mexican version of Italian Baked Eggs, this herby and spicy dish is guaranteed to hit the spot for all savory breakfast lovers. The avocado slices and crumbled queso fresco toppings are just an added flavor bonus!

Recipe: Try our Mexican-Style Shakshuka

Coco-Mango Waffles

choco-mango waffles

In the mood for something tropical? Start your day with this vacation-approved breakfast that's such a treat, you may just want to make it for dessert, too.

Recipe: Try our Coco-Mango Waffles

Baked Eggs with Tarragon Cream

baked eggs with tarragon cream

This is the uniquely satisfying brunch food you've been searching for! It's sweet and salty, creamy and cheesy—and you've never had anything like it!

Recipe: Try our Baked Eggs with Tarragon Cream

Green Rice Bowl

green rice bowl with tomatoes, chard and artichokes

This is the perfect dish for the brunch lovers who can't decide what they want to eat. Craving something filling-yet-light and starchy-yet-herby? This rice bowl checks out every time.

Recipe: Try our Green Rice Bowl

Everything Blini with Smoked Salmon

everything blini with smoked salmon

Swap out your lox and bagels for mini pancakes topped with smoked salmon and creme fraiche! New brunch classic or new brunch classic?!

Recipe: Try our Everything Blini Smoked Salmon

Rolled Pancakes with Lemon Sugar & Candied Lemon Slices

rolled pancakes with lemon sugar and candied lemon slices

Save this recipe for when you really want a treat. It may take some practice to master, but it's so sweet and zesty, we promise it's worth it!

Recipe: Try our Rolled Pancakes with Lemon Sugar & Candied Lemon Slices

Breakfast Bruschetta with Grilled Tomatoes, Crispy Prosciutto & Eggs

Breakfast Bruschetta: Charred Bread with Grilled Tomatoes, Crispy Prosciutto & Eggs

Big brunch gathering? Break out the bruschetta! If you like breakfast sandwiches, you'll love these open-face versions with Italian lunchmeat on uber-crunchy bread. 

Recipe: Try our Breakfast Bruschetta with Grilled Tomatoes, Crispy Prosciutto & Eggs

Potato Waffles with Bacon, Eggs & Charred Scallions

Potato Waffles with Bacon, Eggs, & Charred Scallions

If you're feeling a little adventurous, try this savory spin on a waffle breakfast! Make your own batter out of potatoes, cheese, and sour cream, then top off the finished product with the works. 

Recipe: Try our Potato Waffles with Bacon, Eggs & Charred Scallions

Sheet-Pan Mushroom Frittata

sheet-pan mushroom frittata

This healthy frittata feeds a crowd—and it's SO good. Don't be surprised if your guests invite themselves over for brunch again next week!

Recipe: Try our Sheet-Pan Mushroom Frittata

Cheesy Egg Bake

Cheesy Egg Bake

Cheesy, bread-y, and eggy: What more could you want in a brunch? You can even make this dish ahead by arranging the night before and baking in the morning!

Recipe: Try our Cheesy Egg Bake

Oatmeal with Poblanos, Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese

oatmeal with poblanos, butternut squash, and goat cheese

If you've never had savory oatmeal, now is the time to try it. In this recipe, goat cheese, chives, and poblanos provide the umami, while butternut squash adds just the right touch of sweet. 

Recipe: Try our Oatmeal with Poblanos, Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese

Rachael Ray's Cheesy Polenta with Frico Eggs

Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Portobello Mushrooms & Frico Eggs

One word: CHEESE. If parmesan polenta doesn't quite do it for all the cheese lovers out there, crack an egg over some more shredded parm to make a frico egg. Toss it all in a dish with mushrooms and herbs, and voila!

Recipe: Try Rach's Cheesy Polenta with Frico Eggs

Shrimp with Tomato Grits

shrimp with tomato grits

Ever thought about adding tomatoes to your shrimp 'n' grits? Just one bite of this southern brunch will make you wonder why you haven't.

Recipe: Try our Shrimp with Tomato Grits

Parsnip-Potato Cakes with Smoked Salmon & Horseradish Creme Fraiche

Parsnip-Potato Cakes with Smoked Salmon & Horseradish Crème Fraîche

Make these super-tasty "cakes" to automatically fancy up any brunch feast. There's a chance they'll be one of the best things you ever tasted—just saying.

Recipe: Try our Parsnip-Potato Cakes with Smoked Salmon & Horseradish Creme Fraiche

Steak & Eggs-in-a-Hole

steak eggs in a hole

This surprisingly-easy dish is the epitome of brunch. Plus, cracking an egg into the center of holed-out piece of toast is never not fun.

Recipe: Try our Steak & Eggs-in-a-Hole

Loaded Tex-Mex Hash Browns

loaded tex-mex hash browns

Calling all hash brown fanatics! Give your favorite potato dish some extra pizzaz with chorizo, beans, and fresh veggies—and thank us later.

Recipe: Try our Loaded Tex-Mex Hash Browns

Not-a-Philly Steak 'n' Egg

Not-a-Philly Steak ’n’ Egg

It may look like a Philly cheesesteak, but this is Rachael's own invention! Don't forget the giardiniera, fresh basil, and over easy egg when making this for the fam.

Recipe: Try our Not-a-Philly Steak 'n' Egg

Grilled Challah French Toast

grilled challah french toast

Challah is a naturally somewhat-sweet bread, and that's what makes this French toast out of this world. Slather it in a cinnamon-sugar and vanilla mixture before grilling to up the sweet factor even more!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Challah French Toast