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Make Breakfast in One Pan With These Healthy Recipes

Make Breakfast in One Pan With These Healthy Recipes

Posted on: February 28th 2023

When you need a quick, healthy meal in the morning, turn to one-pan breakfasts. Many breakfast pan recipes are low-effort and easy to make — not to mention incredibly tasty. From casseroles and breakfast hash to pancakes and pizza dishes, these one-pan breakfast options will give you the energy you need to start your day.

Breakfast Casserole Recipes

Made with hearty, easy-to-find ingredients, these healthy one-pan breakfast casseroles are chock-full of flavor and high in protein to keep you fuller longer.

Egg, Veggie, and Meat Casserole

If you’re looking for a healthy recipe, you have to give this one-pan breakfast casserole a try. It’s a great way to change up the typical way of eating eggs and gives you plenty of leftovers throughout the week.

You’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 6 to 10 large eggs
  • 2 to 3 cups of grated cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices of day-old bread, cut into 3/4-inch to 1-inch-wide cubes
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • 1 cup of ham or cooked sausage
  • A few slices of cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Herbes de Provence
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon of cumin or curry powder

First, heat your oven to 350 F. Beat your eggs in a large bowl and mix in the milk and cheese. Next, add the bread and stir until each piece is coated. Add your sausage, mushrooms, green onions, bacon, Herbes de Provence, and cumin or curry powder. Pour that mixture into a casserole dish and bake for an hour until the top is browned. Remove and let cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Meat and Potato Breakfast Casserole

This eggs, meat and potato breakfast casserole is a fast and simple way to cook breakfast in one pan. It’s a simple recipe that looks impressive and makes a hearty meal for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner!

Ingredients are as follows:

  • Olive oil
  • 8 eggs
  • 5 medium russet potatoes, sliced
  • 1 package bacon, cooked crisp
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 package of shredded Italian cheese
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 package Italian sausage
  • 1 bunch of fresh parsley
  • 1 red pepper, chopped

First, cook the sausage and bacon in your skillet and set to the side. Add the olive oil and potatoes to your skillet and cook for seven minutes until each side is golden brown. Top with the cooked sausage, red pepper, garlic, scallions, and a handful of cheese. Crack your eggs into a bowl, season with salt and pepper, and pour them over the potatoes. After the eggs are completely cooked, garnish with chopped parsley. Finally, remove the skillet from the heat, top with the cooked bacon, and serve.

Sheet Pan Recipes

Here are a few easy options to craft a tasty sheet pan breakfast. From bacon and kale eggs to gluten- and dairy-free bakes, each recipe is perfect for sharing with family and friends or keeping all to yourself.

Bacon and Kale Sheet-Pan Eggs

With this easy one-pan breakfast recipe, you can meal prep for the entire week. Sprinkle your bacon and kale eggs with za’atar to add a bold flavor that’s sure to impress.

  • 18 large eggs
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • ½ cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 3 slices cooked and crumbled bacon
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of za’atar spice blend

First, preheat your oven to 360 F. Whisk your eggs with milk, salt, and pepper, then pour into a sheet pan and top with kale, bacon, feta, roasted red peppers, and za’atar. Bake your sheet-pan eggs for 20 to 25 minutes and cut them into slices to share with friends and family.

Don’t have za’atar seasoning? You can make your own blend! Mix two tablespoons of ground sumac, thyme and dried oregano. Next, add one tablespoon of sesame seeds and a half teaspoon of salt.

If you’re making this dish ahead, wrap your pieces in plastic wrap and place them in a sealed container. It will keep in the refrigerator for up to three days or in the freezer for three months. When you’re ready to eat, just reheat and you’re set!

Gluten- and Dairy-Free Breakfast Bake

Complete with tomatoes, eggs, asparagus, mushrooms, avocado, and bacon, this gluten- and dairy-free one-pan breakfast bake is a filling morning meal. Not to mention, it’s done in just 30 minutes!

All you’ll need is the following:

  • 6 to 8 eggs
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 1 pound Campari tomatoes
  • 8 ounces whole baby Bella mushrooms
  • 5 to 6 slices of bacon, halved
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh chives for garnish
  • Avocado slices for garnish

To make this delicious dish, preheat your oven to 400 F. Toss the mushrooms, olive oil, garlic powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper together on the tray. Add the bacon and cook in the oven for 10 minutes. Next, add the asparagus and tomatoes, create an indentation for each egg, and crack them straight onto the pan.

Place the pan back into the oven and bake for fifteen minutes, until the eggs are cooked and the asparagus is tender. Remove the pan from the oven and top with fresh avocado, chives, and salt and pepper to taste.

Sheet Pan Eggs

These sheet-pan eggs are sure to become your new favorite healthy one-pan breakfast recipe. If you’re cooking for a crowd, this meal is an easy way to impress your guests and ensure a fun, stress-free time. It also makes an excellent meal prep option for a busy work week.

Ingredients include:

  • 12 eggs
  • ¼ cup of whole milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 5 to 6 pieces of prosciutto, crisped
  • ⅓ cup of kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of oregano, thyme, and parsley mix
  • ½ cup of feta cheese
  • Toast for serving

Preheat your oven to 300 F. Add your prosciutto to the baking sheet and bake for eight minutes or until darkened. Next, whisk your eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add tomatoes, prosciutto, olives, and herb mixture to the eggs and stir to combine. Pour onto the sheet and top with feta cheese. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until set. Remove the eggs from the oven, cut them into squares and enjoy!

Skillet Recipes

Breakfast skillets are simple to make, hearty, and flavorful. You can use most of these to meal prep for your week or cook up a quick meal for friends or family members. Either way, you’re sure to find an irresistible one-pan breakfast recipe to get your day started right.

Loaded Potato Skillet

This one-pan breakfast recipe is packed with sausage, potatoes, and eggs, making it perfect for a big group. And since it finishes in the oven, you can step away for part of the cooking time to chat with guests or set your table.

Ingredients include:

  • 2 tablespoons oil or butter
  • 1 pound baby potatoes
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 5 ½ ounces chopped mushrooms
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Green onions for garnish

First, preheat the oven to 375 F. Heat your oil or butter in a large nonstick skillet on medium-high. Add your potatoes and sauté for two minutes, making sure to coat them in the butter. Add the onions and sausage to cook for two minutes, breaking apart the sausage with a spatula. Add the bell peppers and mushrooms and cook until they soften.

Next, beat your eggs in a medium bowl and stir in the cheese. Pour the egg mixture into the skillet and stir to combine all the ingredients. Transfer the pan to the middle rack of the oven and bake for 20 minutes. Remove and allow the eggs to sit for five minutes before serving.

Sweet Potato and Cheesy Egg Skillet

This easy 15-minute recipe is ideal for busy mornings when you need a stress-free meal. While it tastes like comfort food, it’s also relatively healthy and using only one skillet helps save time on cleanup.

Ingredients include:

  • 1 medium or large sweet potato
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup mozzarella, goat cheese, fontina or your favorite easy-melting cheese
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika or the seasoning of your choice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

First, pierce your sweet potato with a fork and cook it in the microwave on high power for about eight minutes or until it is soft. Slice the potato horizontally into thin rounds with the skin on, if preferred. Spray your skillet with cooking spray and place the potato rounds in a flat layer.

Place the oven rack on the highest level and turn your broiler on high. While it’s heating, evenly crack your eggs over the potatoes and sprinkle on the cheese, paprika, salt, and pepper. Place the skillet under the broiler and cook for three minutes, until the eggs are set and the cheese browned. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.

Pancake Recipes

Make breakfast in one pan with these sweet, delicious pancake recipes.

Gluten-Free Pancakes

These gluten-free sheet pan pancakes are perfect for a crowd or meal prepping for the week. You can make them with just a few pantry staples and add your favorite mix-ins to make them extra fun.

All you need is the following:

  • 1 ½ cups gluten-free flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ½ cups almond milk

Preheat your oven to 400 F and prepare a sheet pan with parchment or waxed paper. Whisk your dry ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and mix in the wet ingredients, then pour the mixture onto your sheet pan. Bake for 20 minutes, until cooked through. Serve with toppings like blueberries, maple syrup, or chocolate chips.

Double-Berry Puff Pancake

This double-berry puff pancake makes an easy, beautiful one-pan breakfast. A simple and cozy breakfast food, it’s sure to be a great start to your day.

To make it, you’ll need the following:

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup of whole milk
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup of granulated white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of freshly grated lemon zest
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • ½ cup of blueberries
  • ½ cup of raspberries

While you preheat your oven to 400 F, set an oven-safe skillet over high heat on the stove. Combine your batter ingredients, pour the mixture into the hot skillet, and scatter the berries on top. Move the skillet to the oven and bake for about 20 minutes or until your pancake is puffy and cooked through. Serve slices with whipped cream, powdered sugar, or a drizzle of maple syrup on top for a tasty, sweet treat.

Frittata Recipes

Frittatas are an excellent egg-based option for a delicious breakfast in one pan. You can make the following recipes quickly and serve them on their own or with a side. They’re also perfect for larger groups, making it a stress-free breakfast for the whole family.

Puff Pastry Frittata With Spinach and Cheese

This gluten-free and vegetarian recipe contains brightly colored veggies like bell peppers, spinach, garlic, and chives. It’s infused with creamy cheeses, packing this healthy one-pan breakfast with lots of flavors.

You’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ½ yellow onion, diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 8-ounce package of mushrooms, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 ½ cups of spinach
  • ½ cup of arugula
  • ⅓ cup of Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

First, preheat your oven to 350 F. Add avocado oil and onions to a skillet and cook on medium-high heat until fragrant. Add peppers, mushrooms, green onions, and tomatoes and cook for five to eight minutes. Add garlic, cook another minute, and set aside.

Next, whisk eggs in a large mixing bowl. Add milk, cheese, basil, salt and pepper, spinach, and arugula.

Add the cooked vegetables and egg mixture into a greased baking dish. Stir until everything is evenly mixed and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Bake for 50 minutes, remove from oven, and serve while warm.

Bacon-Mushroom Frittata

For a delicious bacon-mushroom frittata, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 5 slices bacon cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup packed spinach leaves

First, preheat your oven to 350 F. Whisk your eggs, milk, salt, and pepper into a bowl and set aside. Fry the bacon in an oven-safe skillet, then transfer to a towel-lined plate. In the same skillet, cook your onion until soft, about three minutes. Add mushrooms and cook for another three minutes. While these ingredients cook, cut the bacon into pieces. Add the spinach and cook until it wilts, then add the bacon to the pan and pour the eggs on top.

Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until the eggs are set. Remove the frittata from the oven and allow it to cool for five minutes. Cut into wedges and serve immediately.

Breakfast Hash Recipe

Hash makes a classic and tasty breakfast that you can easily prepare in just one pan. This delicious and easy sheet-pan recipe calls for the following ingredients:

  • 5 medium golden potatoes, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 strips thick-cut bacon sliced into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

Begin by preheating your oven to 425 F and lining a baking sheet with parchment paper. Chop your veggies and slice the bacon strips into pieces. Place the veggies on your sheet pan, add the olive oil, paprika, thyme, and garlic powder, and use a spoon to stir and coat. Add your diced bacon pieces to the veggie mixture and bake for 30 minutes.

Remove the pan and drain the excess bacon fat. Create four small wells in the potato and veggie mixture and add one egg to each well, then return the pan to the oven and cook for another seven to eight minutes. Remove and season with salt, black pepper, and parsley and your breakfast hash is ready to eat!

Breakfast Pizza Recipes

What better way to start your day than with pizza for breakfast? These recipes are yummy and fun to make, and what’s more, they only require one pan! Whether you want something easy to make with your kids, share with friends, or enjoy by yourself, these one-pan breakfast pizza recipes are a great start to your morning:

Sheet Pan Breakfast Pizza

You can make this breakfast recipe with any of your favorite toppings. The ingredients and instructions are simple:

  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Frozen hash browns
  • Crescent roll dough
  • Assorted toppings

Roll out the crescent roll dough and layer on the shredded hash brown potatoes and your preferred toppings. Then, whisk your eggs, pour them over the top, and add cheese and spices. Place it in the oven, bake, slice, and serve!

Cinnamon Roll Recipe

If you need a last-minute easy breakfast recipe for a crowd, look no further than these simple puff pastry cinnamon rolls. All you need is the following:

  • ⅓ cup roasted pecans
  • 1 package of frozen puff pastry, thawed in the refrigerator overnight
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

For the glaze, you’ll need the following:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 to 4 tablespoons milk, as needed

Stir the cinnamon and sugar together to make the filling. Unfold your puff pastry, brush the surface with melted butter and sprinkle the sugar mixture evenly over the top. Slice your pastry into eight equal pieces and roll each one into spirals. Place them on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown, then remove to let cool.

Whisk the glaze ingredients together, spread the glaze on top of the rolls, and sprinkle the pecans on top. Let the glaze sit for a few minutes, then serve and enjoy!

Get Your Morning Started Right With These Easy One-Pan Breakfast Recipes

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