During thanksgiving festivities, we are usually so wrapped up in preparing the perfect Thanksgiving dinner for friends and family that we often forget about the most important meal of the day, i.e. breakfast! Because thanksgiving starts in the morning, why not make some fantastic breakfast to begin the festivities?
If you are looking for some unique, delicious, and quick breakfast recipes to fit the occasion, you don’t have to look elsewhere. We have come up with 20 fantastic thanksgiving breakfast recipes that will make your day! Plus, we also have some bonus recipes that will use leftover turkey and stuffing. So, you don’t have to worry about storing all the food. You can make fantastic breakfast dishes using the leftover and impress the crowd.
Try these recipes and let us know which one you liked the most? Is it sweet or savoury? Read ahead!
Who says you can only enjoy pumpkin on Halloween. Because thanksgiving also arrives in fall, you can happily make delicious pancakes using pumpkin puree. These pumpkin pancakes are not easy to make but are a unique way of adding pumpkin to your diet.
Made with coconut flour, almond flour, pumpkin puree, eggs and pumpkin spice, these pancakes are delicious and a great choice for thanksgiving breakfast. And the best part is, this pumpkin pancake recipe is paleo. A plus for those on the paleo diet!
If you are a French toast lover, you will love this pumpkin toast recipe. It works just fine to bring a unique twist on the traditional French toasts and give you an amazingly pleasant flavor.
This recipe is just perfect for celebrating not just fall but thanksgiving as well. It’s not just about turkey!
All you need to do is add pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice to your traditional French toast batter. Cook the slices of bread in butter and drizzle with maple syrup. Enjoy!
Sweet Potato Hash
If you are looking for a delicious, filling, healthy savory breakfast recipe to serve for breakfast or brunch, I prefer you try sweet potato hash. Loaded with nutrients, this breakfast recipe is a complete package.
With sweet potatoes, bell peppers and sausages, this breakfast is very wholesome and filling. Add turnkey sausages and top with fried eggs to celebrate the thanksgiving spirit and enjoy a delicious breakfast.
Apple Cider Donuts
Apple cider donuts are simply irresistible! They are unlike any regular donuts since they are baked, not fried. On the top of it, they are tender, moist, and literally melt in your mouth.
The delicious flavor is just unbelievable. Made from an apple cider concentrated syrup, these doughnuts are made using spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom. Once baked, the donuts are topped with butter, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
The warmth and comforting flavor of these donuts make you come for more. They taste so amazing, and you can enjoy them any time of the day. However, they taste just amazing when you enjoy them with a cup of coffee for thanksgiving breakfast!
Pumpkin Spice Latte
If you love to start your day with a perfectly made delicious, frothy and rich latte, try this amazing pumpkin spice latte, and I bet you will forget the one from your favorite café.
This homemade latte is rich, dense, creamy and loaded with warmth from pumpkin spice. It is a great choice for thanksgiving breakfast.
All you need for this easy recipe is pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, milk, brewed coffee and whipped cream. It is made in no more than 10 minutes and is truly divine. You can never have enough of this pumpkin spice latte, that’s for sure!
Sweet Potato And Ham Frittata
When you have a large family to feed for thanksgiving breakfast, make a frittata! It is a super easy breakfast recipe and is just as delicious.
Made with fresh or leftover ham, sweet potatoes, caramelized onions, cheese and eggs, this frittata is super easy to make. It is simple, delicious and very comforting.
You can add a few ingredients that you love and create your own recipe. Get creative and enjoy this amazing dish for breakfast. I bet everyone will love it.
Easy Thanksgiving Quiche
You can find several quiche recipes to try for thanksgiving breakfast, but this easy recipe is unlike any other. It is simple, healthy and very tasteful.
It is made using three main ingredients, i.e. pumpkin, goats’ cheese and spinach. If you are a vegetarian or someone who wants to add more vegetables to their diet, this is the recipe to make!
You can add caramelized onions and roasted walnuts for more flavor and texture. It is not just perfect for thanksgiving but for everyday breakfast as well.
Potatoes are delicious for breakfast, especially when they are crispy and loaded with spices. This breakfast potato recipe is simple, easy to make and tastes divine.
You can enjoy this dish for breakfast or brunch as well. Moreover, some people love it as a side dish as well. It is versatile and very tasteful. You can make it in no more than 15 minutes.
All you need is diced potatoes, onions, bell peppers, paprika, garlic powder and herbs. Finish the dish off with freshly grated parmesan to enjoy the blend of flavors.
Pumpkin Spice Waffles
To celebrate the fall and thanksgiving festivity, we have a simple, gluten-free, healthy, and delicious breakfast recipe for you to enjoy not just for holidays but whenever you want.
These waffles are quick to make and are loaded with flavors from the cinnamon, nutmeg, and all-spice. They are crispy from the outside and very comforting. Drizzle maple syrup and top with whipped cream.
This is not the traditional egg benedict recipe. This is the thanksgiving egg benedict recipe that you can happily make from leftover turkey and stuffing. It is very wholesome and excites your taste buds.
Above all, it showcases the perfect spirit of thanksgiving festivities. The base is a waffle made from leftover stuffing. Stacked on the waffle is the leftover turkey meat.
Topped with perfectly poached and freshly made rich, creamy and silky hollandaise sauce, this breakfast recipe is perfect for the occasion. It is a great way to use up all your leftovers and please your family with a filling breakfast.
Probably the easiest thanksgiving breakfast you can think of is the egg muffins. They are super easy to make, quick and very satisfying.
The best part is, you can easily make them in large batches to feed the crowd. Delish gives you a very scrumptious egg muffin recipe made with hearty ingredients.
You can make this recipe by using ingredients like eggs, spinach, turkey bacon, onion, bell pepper, milk and mozzarella. Add all the ingredients in muffin tins and bake until you get a properly cooked egg muffin. They are finger-licking good!
Leftovers Breakfast Burritos
There is so much you can do with the leftover turkey meat and stuffing. For instance, use the leftover for making breakfast burrito! It is a delicious and very filling breakfast idea.
All you have to do is fill a tortilla with leftover turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes. Add egg and season with your favorite spices. These burritos are quick and a great thanksgiving breakfast idea.
Breakfast casserole is yet another easy way to incorporate thanksgiving dinner leftovers into an amazing breakfast dish. It is a good recipe when you have to feed the crowd.
Plus, you can serve it for brunch as well. You can make this hearty and rich casserole by using leftover turkey meat, stuffing, Swiss cheese, and cream of mushroom soup, milk and eggs. Just mix everything together and bake.
This casserole is very comforting and filling. Plus, it will give you the holiday vibe and will make you very happy.
Some of the most widely used ingredients for thanksgiving breakfast are potatoes and turkey. They are tasteful and offer versatility.
On such dish that uses these two ingredient’s and offers deliciousness and thanksgiving breakfast tacos. The crispy potatoes, leftover turkey meat, crunchy onions, spicy jalapeno and cheese-filled in a tortilla is just heavenly.
For those who love tacos for breakfast, this is a dish worth trying. Above all, you can make these in large bulk and feed your family and friends.
Ham And Cheese Bake
Now you will love this next thanksgiving breakfast idea we have. It is not just ideal for breakfast but is just perfect for brunch.
It is tasteful, easy to make, and has all the right ingredient’s. The combination of ham, eggs and cheese plus flavor from red wine makes everything utterly mouthwatering.
You have t try this dish, and I bet you will love it to bits. It is a strong contender to be the best thanksgiving breakfast idea.
Spinach omelets are to die for. These are not just tasteful but are versatile and visually appealing too. If you love cooking something special for your family for thanksgiving breakfast, try making this recipe.
The recipe is very easy to make. You can make it using five simple ingredients, i.e. eggs, potatoes, onion, tortilla and olive oil. The crispy golden top with a fluffy interior will make your mouth salivate. This is a dish a treat!
Egg And Avocado On Toast
If you are not a big fan of making breakfast or simply not a morning person, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the festivities. You can do that with a simple and healthy breakfast option for thanksgiving.
When you are out of all options, make smashed avocado on toast with an egg on top. It is healthy, simple and very filling. Try it, and you will find this simple thanksgiving breakfast recipe very satisfying.
Crispy Egg And Red Pepper Humus Toast
For those who love simple yet healthy and tasteful breakfast ideas, and toasts to be specific, you have another amazing recipe you can use for thanksgiving breakfast. You can make it effortlessly using four simple ingredients.
These include a toast, sunny side up egg, olive oil and a special ingredient, i.e. the red pepper hummus. This toast recipe is unlike any other and is very flavorsome and quick.
Fluffy, moist and delicious muffins are usually a great breakfast with a glass of milk or a cup of coffee. For those who don’t like spending their morning in the kitchen, pumpkin muffins are a good choice.
You can make these in advance and store them for later use. Plus, the pumpkin flavor makes them perfect for fall, Halloween and thanksgiving. The warmth from cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves make these muffins everyone’s favorite for the season.
Bacon Chive And Cheese Waffles
Waffles don’t really have to be sweet. You can make them savoury as well. With the right ingredients, you can enjoy crispy from the outside, soft from the inside waffles loaded with savoury ingredients.
For instance, this bacon, chive and cheese waffle recipe uses a waffle mix with cooked bacon, chives and cheese. Once cooked, these waffles give an amazing flavor and are a great idea for thanksgiving breakfast. You can customize the recipe according to your liking and enjoy!
Try these above-mentioned thanksgiving breakfast recipes. These are easy to make, tasteful and fit the thanksgiving festivities perfectly well. Let us know which recipe you loved the most and why? Till then. Happy Thanksgiving!