30 Delicious Brunch Recipes
The flavors of crab, coconut, fruit and more combine for a coast-inspired meal you won't soon forget.
This Mexican classic is commonly served topped with eggs, but it's just as delicious without, as a savory crowd-pleaser that skews more toward the lunch end of brunch. Simply bake the casserole, top with cheese, and serve.
- Recipe: Chilaquiles Casserole
This sweet start to your morning looks and tastes indulgent thanks to a rich filling of raspberries, strawberries, sugar, Chambord, and cream cheese. Warm maple syrup tops off this make-ahead masterpiece.
Grated Gruyère cheese adds nutty flavor to this savory breakfast dish, which requires just 35 minutes of prep. Easy to assemble, this make-ahead dish makes serving a crowd easy.
- Recipe: Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole
Wake up to a morning classic of fresh blueberry pancakes. No mix required: this recipe calls for a simple five ingredients. Add a side of fresh fruit or sausage links, and you’ve got brunch.
- Get the Recipe: Easy Berry Pancakes
This isn’t your boring grilled chicken salad. This recipe adds jicama, pineapple, strawberries, and raspberries to create a cool salad for warm afternoons. Just add biscuits with honey butter or your favorite jelly to round out the menu.
- Get the Recipe: Chicken and Fruit Salad
Not your everyday indulgence, try this French toast dessert for breakfast. Add slices of hot cooked bacon and it’s a meal made for vacation.
Lobster for breakfast? We’re coming over. This beachside version mixes traditional eggs and swiss cheese with squash, bell pepper, and steamed lobster. Complete brunch with a side salad or your favorite gumbo.
- Get the recipe: Lobster Frittata
This twist on eggs Benedict serves poached eggs and Canadian bacon on cornbread smothered with a Rosemary Hollandaise sauce. Try it solo or in our Boca for Brunch menu.
- Get the recipe: Farmhouse Benedict
An easy-to-make egg casserole, this frittata calls for just eight ingredients and is full of creamy goodness. Try it served with a greens salad and whole-grain toast.
- Get the recipe: Smoked Salmon Frittata
This dish mixes two of our favorite things: crab cakes and Caribbean flavor. Instead of placing the poached egg on top of a slice of ham and an English muffin for a traditional Eggs Benedict, make crab cakes the base. Top with an island-inspired hollandaise sauce spiked with lime juice, ginger and red pepper.
- Get the recipe: Caribbean Crab Cakes Benedict
Get the flavor of the coast through lump crab meat mixed with lemon juice and spices then topped with breadcrumbs and baked until toasty. Here, we’ve served in crab shells but individual baking dishes look equally impressive. We suggest serving with creamy cheese grits.
- Get the recipe: Deviled Crab
- Recipe: Orange-Cinnamon Rolls
Dried peaches add a unique sweetness to this crisp, summery granola. You can substitute wheat germ for the flaxseed meal; look for it on the breakfast foods aisle of your grocery store.
- Recipe: Nutty Peach Granola
Fans of dark, bittersweet chocolate will appreciate the subtle sweetness in these chewy, whole grain bars. They're like brownies for breakfast—without the guilt!
You’ll rest easy knowing this dish is on your morning menu. Top cheesy potato pancakes with salmon-laden scrambled eggs, then finish with a shallot-crème fraîche mixture. For a special brunch, pair with Chardonnay or a dry Spanish white wine.
Mixing ingredients the night before really gives flavors an opportunity to develop; garnishing with fresh herbs and berries adds light, bright freshness.