From Pasta to Baked Potatoes: 10 Deliciously Unexpected Breakfast Recipes

From Pasta to Baked Potatoes: 10 Deliciously Unexpected Breakfast Recipes

Megan Gordon
Oct 24, 2012

Whether it's at our neighborhood diner or in a few of my favorite food magazines, I've been seeing unusual breakfast ideas lately. Dishes we usually reserve strictly for dinner, or just don't envision as morning fare. I jumped on board with breakfast salads and breakfast pizza last year; this year, there's even more to get excited about.

At our house, because my boyfriend and I both work from home, breakfast often melds into lunch pretty quickly. If the day gets hectic, we barely make it through one cup of coffee and it's 11:30 by the time I get back down to the kitchen. So we're used to eating savory, more lunch-type items for breakfast. I realize not everyone is. But there really are no rules: a baked breakfast potato is no different than hashbrowns when you get right down to it. We're just so used to eating the latter in the morning instead of the evening.

So I gathered a few of my favorite unexpected breakfast recipes from around the internet in hopes that, when facing a breakfast rut this fall, you too may branch out just a little.

Do you have an unexpected breakfast recipe you love?

Try a Recipe:
Breakfast Pasta (pictured) - Spoon Fork Bacon
Baked Sweet Potato with Maple Oat Crumble - Whole Living
Individual Breakfast Pot Pies - Cake, Batter and Bowl
Avocado Breakfast Pizza with Fried Egg- Closet Cooking
Breakfast Nachos - Joy the Baker
Cinnamon-Scented Breakfast Quinoa - Epicurious
Breakfast Empanadas - Handle the Heat
Trail Mix Breakfast Bites - Cooking With My Kid
Egg, Sausage and Pepper Breakfast Enchiladas - Oprah
Breakfast Vegetable Miso Soup with Vegetables - Whole Living

Related: Breakfast Grain Salad with Blueberries, Hazelnut and Lemon

(Image: Spoon Fork Bacon)

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