20 savoury breakfast ideas
Start your day with one of our savoury breakfast ideas. Whether you want something filling for the morning or a quick healthy breakfast to have on the go, we’ve got you covered.
It’s often labelled as the most important meal of the day, so make the most of your first meal with one of these delicious and easy breakfast ideas. Whether you’re looking for a classic cooked breakfast or something a bit more unconventional – breakfast naan anyone?
For those looking for keto breakfast recipes, try our high-protein breakfast. You can also make the most out of your air fryer with our recipe for air fryer bacon – make sure you add a good dollop of your favourite sauce with that one. Our vegan breakfast recipes include some new and inspiring ways to get in some veggies and protein, including this pepper and chickpea with tofu recipe. So pick your favourites and brighten up your morning with one of our top savoury breakfast ideas.
20 savoury breakfast ideas
1. Breakfast burrito
Take a wholemeal wrap and fill with scrambled eggs, tomato and avocado for this nutritious and easy breakfast burrito. To make this a vegan breakfast you could swap the egg for scrambled tofu. It would make for a great breakfast on the go – have a look at our top 10 on-the-go breakfast ideas for more inspiration for those busy mornings. Also, check out our tofu steaks with chips recipe.
2. Great British breakfast bap
For the ultimate early morning treat, feed the whole family with these Great British breakfast baps. Fill a pillowy soft white roll with chunky chips, sausage, bacon and egg, and don't forget the beans on the side. They're a great weekend breakfast idea and will help fuel you for a jam-packed day.
3. Breakfast egg wraps
Enjoy these protein-rich breakfast egg wraps filled with mushrooms and tomatoes for a quick, filling and healthy breakfast. They also provide a good amount of iron and fibre to really set you up for the day. See our high-protein breakfast guide for more protein-filled breakfast ideas.
4. High-protein breakfast
If you love your fry-ups, try this healthier, high-protein breakfast version for a filling start to the day. Swap out the sausage and bacon for steak and turkey bacon and you'll be sure to finish full and satisfied. If you're looking for other twists on a classic English breakfast, why not give our vegan fry-up a go?
5. Slow cooker breakfast beans
For a lazy day, try our slow cooker breakfast beans for a leisurely late, yet easy, breakfast idea. They're best served with eggs or on toast and are a great source of protein if you follow a vegan diet. Check out our best vegan breakfast recipes for more healthy and nutritious ideas.
6. Breakfast naans
For a unique breakfast recipe why not try a breakfast naan? Topped with cream cheese, chutney, avocado and eggs, this flavour-packed and easy breakfast takes just 10 minutes to make and counts as one of your five a day.
7. Superfood scrambled eggs
For a punchy start to the morning, try our superfood scrambled eggs. Use curry powder and garlic to flavour the eggs, and top with smoked salmon and pumpkin seeds to take your usual scramble to the next level. For more egg breakfast ideas have a look at our scrambled egg recipes so you can have a different version for everyday of the week.
8. Breakfast casserole
This breakfast casserole is a great a weekend breakfast that can feed the whole family. Our version uses veggie sausages, peppers, red onion and cheese, but you could make this your own with different ingredients depending on what you and your family like.
9. Healthy shakshuka
If you want to start the day on a lighter note, try this healthy shakshuka for a nutritious, vegetarian breakfast. This pan is filled with tomatoes, peppers, spinach and eggs, and packs in four of your five-a-day. We also have a full English shakshuka recipe for meat-lovers.
10. Omelette roll-up
Make a one-egg omelette and spread on salsa and a sprinkle of coriander for a quick and easy omelette roll-up. It can be eaten hot or cold and will keep in the fridge for two days, so they're ideal if you need something to grab and go in the morning. This is also a great one for those of a low-carb or keto diet. Check out our collection of keto breakfast recipes for more inspiration.
11. Breakfast pepper with chickpea & tofu
This breakfast peppers and chickpeas with tofu recipe ticks so many boxes – high fibre, high protein and low in fat, plus the chickpeas will help to keep you feeling full until lunchtime. This recipe makes enough for leftovers, which you can store in the fridge for up to three days. If you’re someone who’s looking to get more fibre into their diet, have a look at our collection of high-fibre breakfast recipes.
12. Easy egg muffins
Try this easy savoury egg muffin recipe which makes a great breakfast for the kids. You could even get them involved in the kitchen with this one. If you fancy it, why not add in some chopped ham or bacon? For more child-friendly ideas, check out these 20 breakfast ideas for kids.
13. Air fryer bacon
Keep making the most of your trendy kitchen gadget and try this air fryer bacon recipe for the crispiest bacon, but with less of the fat. To really go to the next level with your humble bacon sarnie, enjoy making a loaf of this easy white bread for a fun kitchen project.
14. Breakfast bagel club
This made-in-minutes toasted breakfast bagel club with cream cheese, smoked salmon and avocado is ideal for a weekend breakfast. It’s salty, smoky and creamy for a tasty start to the day.
15. Eggy cheese crumpets
Top your crumpets with some delicious, bubbling cheese for a different start to the day. We serve these eggy cheese crumpets with some cherry tomatoes and avocado slices on the side for a satisfying breakfast. If you’ve got the time, why not make your own crumpets with this recipe?
16. Spinach pancakes with harissa yogurt & poached egg
Put a savoury twist on your pancakes and make these spinach pancakes with harissa yogurt and poached egg. Not only do they taste great, but they boast the added benefits of iron and vitamin K. Check out our favourite savoury pancake recipes for some more ideas. Also try our poached duck egg with hot smoked salmon recipe.
17. Cheesy hash brown skillet
Brighten up your breakfast with this cheesy skillet hash brown and eggs. It’s an easy one for those lazy mornings and will help to use up some leftover ingredients in your fridge. For more budget meal ideas have a look at our 10 dinners which make great lunches.
18. Sausage & egg with spicy tomato sauce
Take your sausage sarnie to the next level and add a fried egg and some tangy homemade ketchup to create these sausage and egg baps with spicy tomato sauce. They’re the perfect accompaniment to your morning cup of tea.
19. Tofu scramble
For a vegan take on the classic scrambled egg on toast have our tofu scramble. The tofu is gently spice with turmeric, cumin and smoked sweet paprika. It’s perfect served with a slice of rye bread.
20. Poached eggs with smoked salmon & bubble & squeak
Our poached eggs with smoked salmon and bubble and squeak recipe is a potato hash with a difference. The addition of cabbage ramps up the texture and nutrition, and swaps bacon for leaner fish.