While in some houses, sweet breakfasts reign supreme, this isn’t always the case. Whether you’re tired of pancakes, oatmeal, and smoothies or you prefer something a bit more savory to start your day, we’ve got you covered. These savory vegan breakfasts are so delicious that they will make you want to jump out of bed before your alarm even goes off. There’s everything from bacon sandwiches to vegetable quiches––all veganized!
Make them for your family on Sunday to gain their admiration or just enjoy them by yourself! Either way, you will love these 15 savory vegan breakfasts from our Food Monster App!
1. Tofu Benedict with Hollandaise
Source: Tofu Benedict with Hollandaise
Give tofu a real chance if you haven’t yet. It comes in many textures, and all it requires is proper seasoning and cooking technique! Start off with this Tofu Benedict with Hollandaise by Hot For Food! If you thought your vegan life would never let you dive deep into a plate full of eggs Benedict again, think again.
2. Oil-Free Breakfast Casserole With Hash Brown Crust
This Oil-Free Breakfast Casserole With Hash Brown Crust by The China Study Family Cookbook is a great make-ahead breakfast that you can make at the beginning of the week and then freeze for when you don’t have time to cook. Simply pull the casserole out of the freezer the night before you want to bake it and let it thaw in the refrigerator. If you’re kids are coming home late, the kids can throw it in the oven and have a healthy dinner. And who doesn’t like breakfast for dinner?
3. Arugula Pesto and Zucchini on Rye Toast
This Arugula Pesto and Zucchini on Rye Toast by Marie Reginato is a delicious open-face rye bread sandwich layered with tangy lime/arugula pesto sauce, sliced avocado, and sautéed zucchini. It’s a healthy sandwich that sneaks in extra greens – perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
4. Garlicky Cheddar Biscuits With Sausage Gravy
Aren’t we blessed to have so many vegan diners popping up all over the United States? If there isn’t one near you, don’t worry! Try making these Garlicky Cheddar Biscuits With Sausage Gravy by Dustin Harder! The biscuit complements the gravy just as much as the gravy complements the biscuit. You can even serve these biscuits by themselves because they are jam-packed full of flavor!
5. Balanced Breakfast Bowl
Source: Balanced Breakfast Bowl
A gorgeous breakfast idea for you today… it’s yummy, filling and has the balance of satisfying grain, gorgeous greens, and heart-healthy beans in the form of a tofu “egg” patty. Delicious meets nutritious! The “egg” patty is the star of this Balanced Breakfast Bowl by Helyn Dunn and is so easy to make if you have the right kind of tofu. Look for one that is super firm and is in a package that looks like it’s vacuum packed. Wildwood brand has one that’s great, especially because it’s sprouted which makes the soy beans easier to digest.
6. Healthy Breakfast Wrap
Source: Healthy Breakfast Wrap
These burritos are perfect for weekend breakfast as they’re high in protein and they pack a punch of flavor too! You can be as experimental as you want with the fillings, I reckon some smashed avocado would go perfectly in a Healthy Breakfast Wrap by Andri Neocleous!
7. Scrambled Tofu Migas
Source: Scrambled Tofu Migas
This is a version of a tofu scramble with a vegan twist on a Mexican tradition. This Scrambled Tofu Migas by Amanda Logan is easy to make and super fun to eat. Corn chips for breakfast, kids? Si, por favor!
8. Savory Saffron Kombu Congee
Source: Savory Saffron Kombu Congee
Congee is a is a rice pudding that’s commonly served throughout Asia. This delectable Savory Saffron Kombu Congee by Valentina Chiappa checks all of the boxes for a tasty meal. The creamy congee is mixed with fresh green beans, bitter arugula, tender carrots, strips of kombu, and a bit of saffron that gives this umami-bomb a subtle nuance that’s truly special.
9. Sunny Side Up Fried ‘Egg’
Source: Sunny Side Up Fried ‘Egg’
This vegan Sunny Side Up Fried ‘Egg’ by Miriam Sorrell is very simple to make once you see how. Like all genius things, they are simple after they have been conceptualized, made, and served – so often is the case with the benefit of hindsight! So exciting! So, you want vegan sunny side up eggs? Now you can eat your heart out without the cholesterol or the cruelty, but with all the good taste. Now, you can prepare vegan fried eggs in minutes. Once you have made these once, you will only need to look at the recipe for quantities in the future – yes, it’s that easy!
10. Bagels With Tomato Lox and Cashew Cream Cheese
A bagel with lox and cream cheese is a breakfast ubiquitous to New York. As it turns out, boiled and peeled tomatoes make the absolute perfect fish-free lox ever. The color, the consistency, it’s all so right. Liquid smoke, tamari, and kelp powder give it the traditional lox flavor that goes perfectly with the tangy cashew cream cheese. Serve both on a toasted bagel with toppings of your choice. These Bagels With Tomato Lox and Cashew Cream Cheese by Megan Sadd are delicious!
11. Chickpea Flour Quiche
Source: Chickpea Flour Quiche
These little gems are like a chickpea flour omelet in a snackable and portable form. The chickpea flour quiche is ridiculously filling, yet surprisingly light. If you’re looking for the perfect brunch food or just something easy to take on-the-go, a Chickpea Flour Quiche by Chrysta Hiser is exactly what you’re looking for!
12. Breakfast Sandwich With Tempeh Bacon
A vegan breakfast sandwich loaded with all the goods: creamy avocado, almond butter, sautéed kale and tempeh bacon, served on a perfectly toasted English muffin. You’ll want to eat this Breakfast Sandwich With Tempeh Bacon by Brittany Mullins every day!
13. Savory Spinach Crepes with Sautéed Mushrooms
These Savory Spinach Crepes with Sautéed Mushrooms by Rebecca Fallihee make for a light meal that is quick and easy to prepare! Impress your guests with this beautiful French dish and save time and money in the kitchen! A win win!
14. Homemade Country Breakfast Sausage Gravy
This recipe for Homemade Country Breakfast Sausage Gravy by Helyn Dunn is pretty simple, given its extraordinary flavor and texture profile. It does use quite a bit of cashews for the sauce part of the gravy, so it is NOT low fat.
15. Greek Avocado Toast
Source: Greek Avocado Toast
Avocados are among the fruit and vegetables that Greece exports, and most of the cultivation is in the southern Aegean island of Crete. Here’s a Greek twist on the classic avocado toast breakfast with tomatoes, olives, lemon juice, and – of course – olive oil, which Homer called ‘liquid gold’. This Greek Avocado Toast by Heather Thomas is a luxurious way to start your day!
Hungry for more? Check out these 15 Hot Breakfast Recipes to Wake You Up!, 15 Amazing Amazing Vegan Breakfast Recipes That You’ll Want to Wake Up Early For, and 15 Stunning Savory Vegan Breakfasts That Are Perfect For Brunch!
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