Move over, sugary breakfasts. Switch up your morning routine with these savory vegan breakfast ideas!
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While sugary cereals, donuts, and pastries are delicious, they're not usually the healthiest way to fuel your morning. Check out these 49 savory vegan breakfast recipes to keep you full until lunchtime.
Vegan Omelettes and Eggs
Tofu in Purgatory (Shakshuka) // A Virtual Vegan creates the perfect brunch dish with soft, silky tofu rounds gently cooked in a spicy tomato sauce.
Chickpea and Onion Omelette // Loaded with onions and fresh herbs, this is a delicious protein rich breakfast by Vegan Sandra.
Vegan Spinach Mushroom Omelette // This versatile omelette by Dianne's Vegan Kitchen can take on any of your favorite veggies.
Vegan Gluten Free Frittata // A showstopper of a dish by Sunnyside Hanne that will impress even your omni friends.
Loaded Vegan Chickpea Omelette // Top this Loaded Chickpea Omelette by Sweet Simple Vegan with avocados and salsa and serve it up for breakfast or dinner!
Potato Leek Vegan Quiche // This vegan quiche by Connoisseurus Veg is made with a savory mix of tofu, crispy potatoes, and leeks, all baked up to tender perfection inside a flaky crust.
Scrambles & Hashes
Easy Tofu Scramble with Mushrooms // A protein packed, plant-based breakfast by Veggie Inspired to get you through your day.
Vegan White Bean Scramble with Almond Bacon // This white bean scramble from Rhian's Recipes is not only easy and flavorful, but it has almond bacon too!
Sweet Potato, Turnip, and Chickpea Hash // A robust, rustic, vegan dish with rich flavors all mingling beautifully together by The Circus Gardener's Kitchen.
Chickpea Pancakes with Avocado, Tomato and Watercress // These gluten free and vegan chickpea and avocado pancakes are a healthy and satisfying way to start your day.
Vegan Cauliflower Hashbrowns // Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, these cauliflower h from Healthier Steps are a creative low carb breakfast option.
El Tipico // El Tipico, by Cadry's Kitchen, is a southwestern style Austin breakfast made with tofu scramble, refried beans, and hashbrowns.
Jicama Home Fries // If you're ditching the nightshade veggies, these Jicama Home Fries by Fork and Beans are the perfect alternative and have a very potato-like taste and texture in this dish.
Pancakes & Waffles
Scallion Pancakes // With just a few ingredients, you can make these easy soft, savory pancakes by Healing Tomato. Perfect for breakfast or brunch.
Instant Multigrain Pesto Dosa (Savory Indian Crepes) // These easy Indian Crepes by Easy Cooking with Molly have delicious pesto baked right into the batter.
Garlic Spinach Waffles with Sriracha Whip // These creative savory waffles by Spabettie come with a spicy sriracha whipped cream!
Zucchini Corn Cakes with Green Tomato Relish // This savory summer breakfast from Vegan Yak Attack is topped off with green tomato relish and a sunflower sour cream. Delish!
Crunchy Corn Waffles // These savory waffles by Veggie Inspired come from the cookbook Bold Flavored Vegan Cooking and have hints of citrus and just the right amount of spice.
Zucchini Cornmeal Savory Pancakes // Mix up your morning meal with these subtly cheesy, veggie studded, soft, fluffy savory pancakes by Feasting on Fruit.
Savory Chickpea Crepes // A low carb, high protein breakfast by Wallflower Kitchen. She loads hers up with creamy spinach and mushrooms, but you can use any vegetables you love.
Potato and Leek Waffles with Avocado Dip // A modern twist on a traditional Irish potato cake by Euphoric Vegan.
Burritos, Tacos, and Quesadillas
Vegan Breakfast Quesadilla // Savory and hearty, these breakfast quesadillas by Vegan Huggs are total comfort food.
Mediterranean Tofu Scramble Burrito // A delicious easy scramble wrapped up in a portable handheld by Elephantastic Vegan.
Vegan Breakfast Tacos // A savory take on breakfast with a Mexican inspired twist by VNutrition.
Easy Vegan Mexican Breakfast Burritos // Your favorite Mexican flavors inside an easy breakfast burrito by The Vegan 8.
Vegan Chickpea Chilaquiles // Taco spiced chickpeas, crispy tortillas, and an easy red sauce, make this meal by Vegan Richa a great choice for a quick 20 minute breakfast.
Healthy Breakfast Tacos // Spiced with southwest flavors, these healthy, hearty tofu and potato tacos from Veggie Inspired are suitable for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
Chickpea Scramble Breakfast Enchiladas // Serve up these incredible breakfast enchiladas by Yup...It's Vegan with chipotle sauce and avocado cream for a fancy brunch dish.
30 Minute Vegan Breakfast Burritos // Filling, hearty, and delicious, these breakfast burritos by Veggies Don't Bite from the Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking can be on your table in just 30 minutes!
Sandwiches, Muffins, and Toasts
Smashed Mexican Beans Avocado Toast // A simple, yet spicy, meatless meal by Cotter Crunch, that's perfect for breakfast.
Chickpea Flour Omelette Muffins // These vegan egg cups by ExSloth are an easy option for an on the go savory breakfast.
Savory Vegan Corn and Pepper Breakfast Muffins // Little cornmeal cakes, by Veganosity, filled with onion, corn, peppers, and savory spices baked up into muffin form.
Avocado Toast with Radishes // Avocado toast gets an upgrade by Veggie Inspired with thinly sliced radishes and hemp seeds.
Savory Tempeh Breakfast Sandwich // If you're looking for a hearty, high protein breakfast, give this tempeh breakfast sandwich by Connoisseurus Veg a try!
Bagels with Veggie Cream Cheese Spread // Creamy and tangy with diced fresh veggies throughout, this dairy free spread by Veggie Inspired is perfection on morning bagels.
Vegan Pancake and Sausage Muffins // One bowl and 15 minutes is all you need for your pancake and sausage fix all in one delicious bite ~ from Rabbit and Wolves.
Hummus Kale Toast // Carbs, protein, healthy fats, and leafy greens all in one spectacular toasty experience by Fooduzi.
Quinoa Power Breakfast with Roasted Radishes // With turmeric, arugula, and roasted radishes, this protein packed dish by Veggie Inspired is a flavorful and nutritious way to start your day.
Peanut Congee with Dates // This creamy rice dish by The Lazy Broccoli is a nice change of pace from the usual oatmeal.
Savory Veggie Quinoa Flakes // Quinoa flakes make a great stand-in for oatmeal when you want something a little different. Try this veggie packed version from Strength and Sunshine.
Savory Vegan Mediterranean Oatmeal // Upgrade your basic oats with this awesome Mediterranean version from Veganosity.
Mexican Quinoa Breakfast Bowl // Let's all dive right into this bowl of Mexican spiced quinoa and tofu with creamy avocado, corn,and tomatoes by Healthier Steps.
Tofu Kale Breakfast Bowl // Hearty, wholesome, and full of protein, this tasty bowl by My Darling Vegan might just become your go-to breakfast.
Vegan Smoked Salmon Breakfast Bowl // This satisfying bowl by Delightful Vegans is just the thing you need to wake you up on a lazy weekend morning.
All the Rest
Carrot Oatmeal Breakfast Patties // Packed with fiber and whole grains, these savory patties by Kiipfit are a great make-ahead breakfast option.
Spicy Tempeh Breakfast Sausage // Smoky, savory, and flavorful, these vegan sausage patties by Minimalist Baker needs just one bowl for prep.
Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole // This super filling casserole by Vegan Heaven is full of potatoes, onions, vegan cheese, and protein rich BBQ tempeh.
Tofu Scramble Tater Tot Casserole // Try this yummy casserole by Veggies Save the Day to get your tator tot fix for breakfast!
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Alice lovely says
Wow! The presentation of recipes is looks implausible; full of flavours, Can’t wait to make it! Thank you!
Grossed out vegan says
Wanted to read this article but there were big disgusting sausage ads over every single photo
A lot of these great recipes are dishes from India. Enjoy.