27 Vegetarian Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

Want a whole bunch of vegetarian breakfast for dinner ideas? Get inspired by these 27 dietitian-approved breakfast and brunch ideas.

top down view of a variety of breakfast foods on plates

I’ll be the first to admit that breakfast is my all-time-favorite meal of the day. And I absolutely love eating it for dinner.

And while some breakfast foods might not be the healthiest (looking at you, sugary cereal), there are plenty of oh-so-good-for-you options.

Start up those frying pans, and let’s get started! These 27 vegetarian breakfast for dinner ideas from my registered dietitian colleagues will inspire you!

veggie frittatta in a skillet

Egg breakfasts

In this list of vegetarian breakfast for dinner ideas, I’m dishing out dozens of breakfast recipes. Let’s start with delicious egg-based recipes.

You’ll find everything from healthy versions of pancakes to savory quiches and beyond.

1. Tomato Asparagus Frittata
from Shahzadi Devje, RD, CDE, MSc, owner of Desi~licious
Try the recipe
2. Protein French Toast
from my own kitchen
Try the recipe
3. Sweet Potato Hash and Eggs
from Colleen Christensen, RD, founder of No Food Rules
Try the recipe
red peppers and eggs in a frying pan
4. Easy Shakshuka for One
from Alena Kharlamenko, RD, nutrition blogger at Alena Menko
Try the recipe
5. Spinach, Tomato, and Cheese Frittata
from Christie Gagnon, RD, owner of Hoorah to Health
Try the recipe
6. Muffin Tin Eggs
from Kaitlin Williams Eckstein, MPH, RD, a dietitian at Rebecca Bitzer & Associates
Try the recipe
close up of blueberry pancakes stacked on a plate

Baked good breakfasts

If you want vegetarian breakfast for dinner ideas that taste more decadent––hello, muffins, pancakes, and French toast!––I’ve got you.

7. Ricotta Pancakes with Wild Blueberry Reduction
from my own kitchen
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Ricotta Pancakes with Wild Blueberry Reduction
8. Butternut Squash Challah French Toast Casserole
from my own kitchen
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close up of chocolate chip muffins stacked on a plate
9. Energizing Espresso Muffins
from my own kitchen
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espresso muffins arranged on a plate
10. French Toast with Greek Yogurt and Apples
from my own kitchen
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french-toast-with-greek-yogurt-and-apples
11. Sunrise Orange Banana Muffins
from my own kitchen
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top down view of orange juice muffins in a plate
12. Pistachio Grape Fruit French Toast
from my own kitchen
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grape French Toast
13. Cinnamon Spice Muffins
from my own kitchen
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cinnamon spice muffins
A plate of food on a table, with avocado and veggies

Soy and bean breakfasts

Here are scrumptious vegetarian breakfast for dinner ideas made from tofu, tempeh, and other soy-based ingredients.

14. Farmers’ Market Tempeh Hash
from Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, author of Plant Powered for Life
Try the recipe
15. Vegetarian Lentils with Egg Toast
from my own kitchen
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A plate of toast with eggs and lentils
16. Colorful Tempeh Breakfast Scramble
from Denise Barratt, RD, nutrition blogger at Vine Ripe Nutrition
Try the recipe
top down view of toast with a poached egg on top
17. Hummus Toast with Everything Bagel Seasoning
from my own kitchen
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Hummus Toast with Everything Bagel Seasoning
18. High-Protein Vanilla Smoothie
from my own kitchen
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high-protein vanilla smoothie on a red cloth
top down view of a blueberry baked oatmeal in a white dish

Oatmeal breakfasts

When it comes to vegetarian breakfast for dinner ideas, you can’t forget oatmeal!

19. Vegan Blueberry Baked Oatmeal
from Elizabeth Thomson at I Heart Vegetables
Try the recipe
20. Mexican Oatmeal
from Mitch Chapman at Broke Bank Vegan
Try the recipe
21. Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies
from Laura Lawless at The Recipe Well
Try the recipe
apple pie porridge in a bowl
22. Apple Pie Porridge
from Through the Fibro Fog
Try the recipe
23. Microwave Cherry Oatmeal with Almonds
from my own kitchen
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24. Easy Mango Oatmeal
from my own kitchen
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easy mango oatmeal
25. Matcha Overnight Oats
from Amy Katz at Veggies Save the Day
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26. Blueberry Oat Bars
from Teresa Sklenicka at A Plantiful Path
Try the recipe
banana chocolate chunk oatmeal in a baking dish
27. Banana Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal
from Marta Rivera at Sense & Edibility
Try the recipe

Final thoughts

Whether you’re craving eggs, chocolate, or more, whipping up a vegetarian breakfast for dinner is pretty easy. And it can be nutritious, too, with these many dietitian-approved ideas!

Sources

  • Shahzadi Devje, RD, CDE, MSc, owner of Desi~licious
  • Colleen Christensen, RD, founder of No Food Rules
  • Alena Kharlamenko, RD, nutrition blogger at Alena Menko
  • Christie Gagnon, RD, owner of Hoorah to Health
  • Kaitlin Williams Eckstein, MPH, RD, a dietitian at Rebecca Bitzer & Associates 
  • Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, author of Plant Powered for Life
  • Denise Barratt, RD, nutrition blogger at Vine Ripe Nutrition
  • Elizabeth Thomson at I Heart Vegetables
  • Mitch Chapman at Broke Bank Vegan
  • Laura Lawless at The Recipe Well
  • Through the Fibro Fog
  • Amy Katz at Veggies Save the Day
  • Teresa Sklenicka at A Plantiful Path
  • Marta Rivera at Sense & Edibility
Want a whole bunch of vegetarian breakfast for dinner ideas? Get inspired by these 27 dietitian-approved breakfast and brunch ideas.

I’d love to hear from you! What are your go-to vegetarian breakfast for dinner ideas?

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