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14 Savory Breakfast Ideas Worth Waking Up For

March 3, 2018 (Last Updated: September 7, 2019) by Chris Collins

‘From Breakfast Nachos and Casseroles, to Chicken Apple Sausage and Smashed Avocado, these 14 Savory Breakfast Ideas rival any sweet start to the day!’

14 Savory Breakfast Ideas Worth Waking Up For

You’re right, sometimes waking up to a mile high stack of pancakes and a jug of syrup is quite a nice start to the day. But honestly, i’m a savory tooth through and through. Give me bacon, give me eggs, give me bread, give me it all. Cause really, who wants a sugar crash an hour after they’ve just demolished their mighty sweet breaky? Not me, no ma’am.

In such case, i’ve made it my mission to scope out the most delicious breakfast recipes to please the savory fiends among us. From breakfast nachos and casseroles, to chicken apple sausage and smashed avocado, these 14 savory breakfast ideas are all the inspiration you need to jump out of bed in the morning! So grab the closest napkin and prepare to drool, because these recipes are beyond delish! Enjoy 🙂

All recipes found through clicking the title or photo.

1. Breakfast Potato Nachos | thelittleepicurean

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Breakfast Potato Nachos

Nachos for breakfast? Yep, that’s totally a thing. And when they look this incredible i’ll take them for any meal of the day!

2. Spicy Sweet Potato Pancakes | occasionallyeggs

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Spicy Sweet Potato Pancakes

I’ve never seen pancakes prepared more beautifully in all my life. They almost look too good to e.. just kidding, i’ll take 10 please.

3. Cafe Style Smashed Avocado on Toast dontgobaconmyheart

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Cafe Style Smashed Avocado on Toast

Bring the cafe style food to the comfort of your own home. #yolkporn anyone?

4. Skillet Biscuits and Gravy Casserole garnishedplate

Savory Breakfast Ideas - skillet Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

This is the most comforting comfort food i’ve ever dreamed of eating in the comfort of my own home. Did I mention this is the ultimate comfort food? *drools uncontrollably*

5. Easy Smoked Salmon Breakfast Wrap | twohealthykitchens

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Easy Smoked Salmon Breakfast Wrap

This is the most delicious way i’ve ever seen salmon served! I’ll take this for breakfast any day of the week.

6. Sheet-Pan Baked Eggs-In-A-Bagel-Hole supergoldenbakes

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Egg in Hole Bagel

Umm, why the heck have I never thought of this before? Second thought, who cares. I’ll take all 3 please!

7. Cranberry Bacon Brie Grilled Cheese | dontgobaconmyheart

Savory breakfast Ideas - Cranberry Bacon Brie Grilled Cheese Parcels

The perfect combination of flavours, these toasties couldn’t be more fitting for a savory breakfast idea if they tried!

8. Breakfast Casserole with Bacon | dinneratthezoo

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Breakfast Casserole with Bacon

As if I needed another excuse to eat this entire casserole to myself, there’s bacon. Send help.

9. Homemade Chicken Apple Sausage theviewfromgreatisland

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Homemade Chicken Apple Sausage

Sausages like you’ve never seen before! Ugh, don’t they just look insanely delicious!?

10. Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet | dontgobaconmyheart

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet

Nothing makes me more happy in life than a tasty one-pan breaky and this sweet potato breakfast skillet is no exception. The ultimate easy savory breakfast idea!

11. Homemade Oven Baked Beans | laurencariscooks

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Oven Baked Beans

Thought of the day – From now on I will only ever expect beans on my plate if they look like the above photo. That is all.

12. Baked Egg Boats with Pancetta, Leeks and Chèvre | asideofsweet

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Baked Egg Boats with Pancetta 

You’ll be sailing through the day after filling up on these baked egg boats. Don’t they just look so incredible!?

13. Sheet Pan Full English Breakfast | imagelicious 

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Sheet Pan Full English Breakfast

The classic taste of a full english breaky, made SO easy on one sheet pan!

14. Bacon Washed Bourbon Champagne Cocktail | suchthespot

Savory Breakfast Ideas - Bacon Washed Bourbon Champagne Cocktail

Because is there really any point starting your day if it doesn’t begin with bacon and champagne? The answer is no, no there is not.

If you loved these Savory Breakfast Ideas then Pin them for later! Made any of the recipes? Let me know how you got on in the comments below!

14 Savory Breakfast Ideas Worth Waking Up For





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  • Reply
    Shelley @ Two Healthy Kitchens
    March 5, 2018 at 4:04 pm

    Oh my gosh – I’m so in love with these ideas! Breakfast nachos? Brilliant! That gorgeous avocado toast? Yes, please! I’m totally a savory breakfast kinda gal, and these are exactly the types of breakfasts I crave! Definitely pinning this to remember and to share!

    • Reply
      March 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm

      Ah so glad you loved it, Shelley! All about the savory breakfasts right!? Thanks so much for pinning 🙂

  • Reply
    March 4, 2018 at 11:50 am

    Probably one of the best roundups I’ve ever seen. Will be making those tasty looking pancakes with the pomegranate seeds on top. Thanks for sharing.

    • Reply
      March 4, 2018 at 11:52 am

      So glad you love it, Debbye! Don’t the pancakes just look so incredible!? Definitely on my to-make list as well.

  • Reply
    Brian Jones
    March 4, 2018 at 8:30 am

    What a fab collection of breakfast recipes, that yolk shot is glorious!

    • Reply
      March 4, 2018 at 10:15 am

      Thanks, Brian. Allllll about the yolk shot 🙂

  • Reply
    March 4, 2018 at 12:53 am

    It’s well past dinnertime as I’m typing and these photos are making me wish for morning. Such a great collection – not sure where to start. Pinning so I can try some of these 🙂

    • Reply
      March 4, 2018 at 10:15 am

      Awesome! So happy you liked the list! Thanks for pinning 🙂

  • Reply
    Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts
    March 3, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    I am definitely more of a savoury girl too, and not just at breakfast. Give me cheese and crackers over a dessert any day 😀

    So many great ideas here!!! Especially loving the avo toast! What a great idea to add radish to it! I am drooling at the peppery bite with the smooth avocado. YUM!!!

    • Reply
      March 4, 2018 at 10:13 am

      Okay Claire now you’re speaking to my soul, i’m ALL about cheese and crackers over dessert!!! Thanks for the kind feedback 🙂

  • Reply
    Jessica Robinson
    March 3, 2018 at 10:54 pm

    Such amazing ideas for savory breakfasts! I’m watching what I eat and always need new breakfast ideas. This is so perfect!

    • Reply
      March 4, 2018 at 10:12 am

      Thanks, Jessica! Glad you’ve found it useful 🙂

  • Reply
    Kelly - A Side of Sweet
    March 3, 2018 at 9:44 pm

    With so many amazing options I’m not sure I can pick one!

    • Reply
      March 4, 2018 at 10:12 am

      They’re all so delicious aren’t they!?