Breakfast isn’t just for morning anymore. You can have breakfast for dinner, too! These satisfying recipes are just as tasty at night as they are in the AM.
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Serving your typical morning recipes for dinner can be kind of exciting! It’s a sure way to make your family come running to the dinner table—after all, who can resist the call of bacon and pancakes?!
Best Breakfast For Dinner Recipes for the Family
Keep reading for my favorite breakfast recipes to serve at dinnertime. Each one is perfect for a fun evening meal. (Of course, you can also whip these up in the morning because they’re also great for “real” breakfast too!)
1. Farmer’s Breakfast Casserole
You’ll love how easy this hearty casserole is to make. It only takes about 20 minutes to whip up and makes about 12 servings. Made with meat, potatoes, and veggies, this satisfying casserole is a well-rounded dinner (or breakfast!).
2. Egg and Cheese Sandwich
Freshly fried eggs topped with arugula and cheese sandwiches between thick slices of bread sounds like a dream come true. This dreamy meal is perfect for dinner and pretty healthy, too!
3. Peanut Butter Pancakes
These peanut butter pancakes are packed with protein and surprisingly filling. They make a fantastic nighttime meal that’s a little different than your normal dinner. This PM treat will definitely have your family running to the dinner table!
4. Spinach and Cheese Quiche
This spinach quiche is a nice, healthy dish that you can serve your family any time of day. Luckily, the recipe makes a pretty big quiche so you can have leftovers for breakfast the next morning!
5. Sausage Croissant Breakfast Casserole
Breakfast casseroles are fantastic for dinner. This sausage croissant casserole especially fits the bill thanks to the juicy sausage and flaky croissants stuffed into every bite. All those savory flavors are perfect for serving as your dinner entree.
6. Chicken and Waffles
Nothing compares to the sweet and savory flavor combination of chicken and waffles. This recipe is clearly perfect for dinner thanks to the crispy fried chicken, but it’s the sweet waffle and maple syrup that truly makes this breakfast-for-dinner stand out.
7. Brioche French Toast
When you need a sweet treat for dinner, french toast is always a good idea. This brioche French toast casserole is over the top decadent and the perfect way to end your day.
8. Keto Breakfast Casserole
If you are sticking to a keto diet or just looking for some tasty low-carb meal ideas, then this breakfast casserole is just what you need. And I mean just what you need for dinner! This casserole is loaded with all the savory flavors you crave, but without any of the heavy carbs.
9. Oven-Baked Eggs
This recipe only takes a few minutes to make and has a few simple ingredients. Feel free to get a little creative with these oven-baked eggs and switch up the veggies and meat in the recipe. This is a perfect, customizable breakfast, lunch, or dinner meal!
10. Breakfast Quesadilla
You will go crazy for this effortless dinner idea. Breakfast quesadillas are insanely delicious, super fast to make and you can easily adjust the ingredients to make them perfectly suited for your taste buds.
11. Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
I love one-pan dinners and I’m guessing that you do too. This easy biscuit and gravy breakfast casserole only requires one dish and 10 minutes to make. Dinner will be on the table in no time!
12. Breakfast Pizza
Pizza is definitely a dinner-time meal, but you can also try making this incredible breakfast pizza. With a crescent roll crust and a cheesy topping, you must give this recipe a try, whether it’s for breakfast, dinner, or anytime in between.
13. Breakfast Sliders
Sliders are great for dinner, which you probably already know. But this slider recipe is a little bit different thanks to the breakfast twist. Make breakfast sliders for dinner or just for breakfast! Your family will love them no matter what time of day it is.
14. Bisquick Breakfast Casserole
I love cooking shortcuts and using Bisquick to make this casserole not only makes it easy, but it also helps make the dish extra filling. All that juicy bacon, crispy hashbrowns and melted cheese is going to fill you right up at dinner time.
15. Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Cookies
If you can have cookies for breakfast, then why no have them for dinner?! These healthy cookies are perfect for eating on the go and will give you a nutritious dinner and dessert all in one bite!
16. Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake
This one-dish recipe has everything you need for a perfect breakfast style dinner. Eggs, hash browns, ham and lots of cheese make this a perfect meal. You’ll love how you can just scoop and serve a complete dinner straight from the pan.
17. Sausage Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls
These stuffed crescent rolls are perfect for eating on the go. If you have a busy night, make these bite-sized rolls for dinner and everyone will be able to eat a delicious, satisfying meal even if they are running around. I love to pack these up for sports game nights and eat them on the sidelines!
18. Bacon & Gruyere Sous Vide Egg Bites
This is another deliciously small, bite-sized meal you can quickly prepare and serve on busy nights. The little egg bites are made in the Instant Pot for quick cooking and easy cleanup. They are packed with savory flavor that is definitely dinner-worthy.
19. Overnight Breakfast Casserole
If you’re making this casserole for breakfast, you can prep it the night before and cook it in the morning. If you are making it for dinner, you can whip it up in the morning and eat it later at night! You’ll love how easy this make-ahead meal is.
20. Eggs Benedict
Why not have a breakfast classic at dinner? With all that juicy Canadian bacon and perfect hollandaise sauce, this may quickly become a breakfast you make for dinner all the time.
21. Crockpot Breakfast Casserole
Add all of the ingredients to your slow cooker and set it to cook. When you come home from work, you will have a perfect breakfast-style dinner ready and waiting for you! Feel free to toss in some extra veggies to make the meal even more nutritious.
22. Avocado Toast
You will adore this avocado toast at dinnertime and love how it’s a simple yet filling meal. I like to keep a few avocados on hand so I always have a ripe one ready to go. I make avocado toast for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
23. Keto Sausage and Egg Breakfast Bowls
Breakfast bowls are perfect for serving at dinner. Everyone gets their own bowl and they can customize it as they please! Add some hot sauce or toss in some spinach to make these low-carb bowls even more flavorful.
24. Make Ahead Freezer Burritos
I am obsessed with how easy these freezer burritos are to make. Make a huge batch and keep them in your freezer so you can easily grab a perfect, complete meal anytime you need a quick dinner. You’ll love how easy it is to simply reheat a burrito and serve it for any meal of the day. And kids absolutely love these too—just an added bonus!