Are your morning meals becoming a bit too boring? Try these Mediterranean breakfast recipes to spice things up!
The Mediterranean diet is known for its focus on unprocessed plant-based foods.
These Mediterranean breakfast recipes are guaranteed to fill your tummy and nourish your body.
In most of these recipes, you’ll find some form of tomato, cucumber, or spinach.
They’re widely available near the Mediterranean sea so they’re commonly used in cooking.
Feta cheese is also a large part of this list, and I’m not complaining.
I love every one of these Mediterranean breakfast recipes and I know you will too.
One of the first dishes that comes to mind when I think about a Mediterranean breakfast is shakshuka.
Tomatoes are simmered with aromatic onions, garlic, and spices.
The eggs are poached right in the same pan, and all of the flavors get really well incorporated.
You can enjoy this meal any time of day. Shakshuka is healthy, delicious, and comforting.
2. Mediterranean Egg Wrap
Imagine your ideal breakfast sandwich, then add delicious Mediterranean ingredients and wrap it up!
A tortilla is filled with eggs and spinach.
Add in some feta cheese for creaminess and red onions for a nice bite. Sun-dried tomatoes give the wrap a tangy flavor.
A hand-held breakfast is always a good idea and it’s great if you’re on the go!
3. 10-Minute Mediterranean Tostadas
Vegan Mediterranean tostadas are quick and easy to make. Plus, they’re filled with tons of healthy ingredients.
Make a salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, shallots, olives, and parsley.
Throw on a simple and delicious dressing, and you’ll want to eat it out of the bowl.
Layer crispy tortillas with a spread of hummus and top with the salad. These tostadas are wonderful any time of day.
4. Mediterranean Sandwich
Mediterranean sandwiches are fantastic for breakfast or lunch.
Stack fresh basil, creamy feta cheese, and veggies on two perfect slices of bread.
The sriracha-mayo pesto is absolutely to die for. It gives the sandwich a little kick of heat and a ton of flavor.
It makes a fantastic vegetarian sandwich, but add an egg if you want a little extra protein in the morning.
5. Healthy Breakfast Egg Muffins
Egg muffins are one of my favorite ways to meal prep for the week ahead.
They’re loved by kids and adults so make mornings a breeze and prepare these ahead of time.
These Mediterranean breakfast muffins are loaded with veggies and tasty herbs. It’s also a fantastic way to use up any leftovers you may have.
Not only are these egg muffins delicious, but they’re also low-carb and packed with nutrients.
6. Mediterranean Chickpea Millet Salad
Mediterranean chickpea millet salad is a terrific dish for any time of day.
It’s great for brunch since it will give you enough energy for the day, and it will pair nicely with any main course.
This fluffy millet salad is filled with chickpeas, kalamata olives, and creamy feta.
All of the ingredients are so flavorful, and the dressing is lovely.
It’s a lemon shallot vinaigrette that gives the whole salad a bright, zesty flavor.
7. Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice
Cauliflower rice is a yummy low-carb side dish with any meal. This Mediterranean version is full of flavor.
Although it’s not actual rice, it’s surprisingly fluffy. The garlic and lemon juice create a lovely flavor and it pairs beautifully with so many dishes.
I think this cauliflower rice would be wonderful in a Mediterranean breakfast wrap or with any brunch dish.
8. Easy Vegetarian Egg Casserole
Egg casseroles are one of my favorite holiday breakfast go-tos. This one is full of veggies and it’s super easy to throw together.
The best part about a good egg casserole is that you can assemble it ahead of time. They also freeze well, so they’re great for meal prep.
With its versatility and delicious veggies, this egg casserole will be a hit!
9. Mediterranean Breakfast Quesadillas
Breakfast quesadillas are a frequent affair in our household. They’re easy, hand-held, and by definition, filled with cheese!
Tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella are a classic combination on their own.
Wrap them in a tortilla and add some eggs, and everybody will be all smiles!
Mediterranean breakfast quesadillas have so many lovely ingredients that can turn any morning from a snooze fest to a real eye-opener!
10. Mediterranean Roasted Cauliflower
Mediterranean roasted cauliflower is a fantastic side or vegetarian main dish.
For this recipe, you’ll definitely need some cauliflower. Marinate it in some of the most flavor-packed sauces and spices.
Then, roast it in the oven until it’s perfectly tender.
No matter what meal you’re enjoying, roasted cauliflower is a great accompaniment.
11. Savory Oatmeal Bowls
Oatmeal doesn’t always have to be the sweetened morning meal that usually comes to mind. Think of it as any other starch.
When seasoned properly, it is delicious with savory ingredients.
This savory Mediterranean oatmeal is topped with an egg, tons of veggies, and feta cheese.
This is a comforting breakfast dish that will give you plenty of energy for the day ahead.
12. Mediterranean Breakfast Tacos
Add some pizzazz to your scrambled eggs with these Mediterranean breakfast tacos.
I love how simple these tacos are. They’re made with eggs, spinach, and tomatoes, then topped with creamy feta cheese.
Like any taco recipe, add or subtract ingredients to your taste.
Just a few tasty ingredients wrapped in a tortilla will transform any morning into a fiesta!
13. Mediterranean Scrambled Eggs
If you like simple, fluffy, flavorful scrambled eggs but love adding fun and fresh ingredients, this recipe is for you.
These eggs are creamy and absolutely delicious.
Take your average scrambled eggs and take them to the next level with tomatoes, spinach, and feta.
I love putting these heavenly eggs on top of crispy toast with some avocado.
14. Mediterranean Hummus Toast with Za’atar
Toast is one of my go-to simple breakfast dishes, and I love making it fancy.
The shining star of this recipe is the flavorful hummus. It’s loaded with veggies and feta with a sprinkle of za’atar.
A healthy dish that looks and tastes indulgent and is perfect for any time of day.
15. Pesto Eggs Recipe with Tomatoes and Mozzarella
Pesto eggs are similar to a shakshuka, but you’ll use pesto instead of tomato sauce.
Cook some eggs in a delicious pesto sauce.
Homemade or store-bought is fine. Then top some crispy bread with slices of tomato and mozzarella cheese.
Once the eggs are finished cooking, slide them onto your toast and enjoy! This recipe might be my new favorite.
16. Loaded Mediterranean Omelette
Loaded omelettes are a filling and nutritious breakfast, and this Mediterranean version is fantastic.
Eggs, tomatoes, and fresh herbs are the basics of this recipe. However, I love adding salty kalamata olives and tangy marinated artichokes.
This omelette has some secret ingredients that will awaken the senses and start your day.
17. Ultimate Mediterranean Breakfast
If you’re as obsessed with charcuterie boards as I am, or you’re just more of a grazer, this is for you.
The ultimate Mediterranean breakfast is a whole plethora of items that taste incredible together.
They may seem like simple, non-breakfast foods but together, they’re a fantastic way to start your day.
18. Mediterranean Quesadilla with Feta Cheese and Garlic
A feta and garlic may not be the typical quesadilla ingredients, but they’re seriously tasty.
If you’re looking for a fast and easy breakfast that’s also versatile and delicious, look no further.
Plus, this is a terrific way to use up any leftover feta or fresh herbs.
Use as much garlic as you want, nobody cares when the meal is this yummy!
19. Mediterranean Farro Breakfast Bowl
Mediterranean farro breakfast bowls will give you tons of long-lasting energy and your tastebuds will thank you too.
Farro is the base of this bowl and wonderful ingredients are piled on top. I love the hard-boiled egg, sausage, and salty olives.
The lemon vinaigrette might be one of my favorite parts of this recipe.
It’s the perfect way to brighten up the dish and bring all of the flavors together.
20. Mediterranean Breakfast Avocado Toast
Avocado toast is more than just a viral craze. It’s a great way to get in some extra healthy fats and keep you feeling full until lunch.
This toast is topped with tomatoes, kalamata olives, eggs, and fresh basil.
The crispy toast is the ideal vessel for all of these lovely ingredients.
21. Mediterranean Hummus Bowl
Mediterranean hummus bowls are filled to the brim with nourishing and tasty ingredients.
Chickpeas and quinoa are both healthful and provide lots of protein and fiber.
Add your favorite ingredients like tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, olives, feta, or spinach.
If you’re serving a crowd these are perfect for setting up as a “build your own bowl.”
22. Mediterranean Quiche with Almond Crust
Mediterranean quiche is a lovely dish for breakfast or lunch. The grain-free crust is made from almonds, and it’s unique and delicious.
The filling is made with fluffy eggs and savory spinach.
The salty olives and tangy sun-dried tomatoes all come together to make a truly fantastic quiche.
Add feta cheese on top for a salty and creamy addition that’s always welcome.
23. Mediterranean Eggs
Mediterranean eggs are crazy good. There’s no such thing as boring old eggs here.
Start with caramelized onions. Yes, they take a bit of time, but it’s so worth it.
Add sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and feta before adding the eggs.
Every ingredient has incredible flavor and will make any morning feel special.
24. Burbara (Wheat Berry Pudding)
Burbara is a spiced pudding that’s made with wheat berries. It can be served warm or cold and with a number of flavorful toppings.
The warm spices of this dish are so comforting.
Adding dried fruit and nuts to this burbara recipe is a great way to add texture and a balance of flavors.
This traditional Middle Eastern dish is perfect for a cozy breakfast.
25. Mediterranean Frittata
Frittatas are perfect for breakfast and they’re even better for snacking throughout the day. I love to make frittatas for picnics.
Mediterranean ingredients like tomatoes, spinach, and feta fill this frittata with fabulous flavor.
Whether you’re serving a crowd or looking for meal prep, this dish is ideal for either situation.
26. Mediterranean Breakfast Cake with Greek Yogurt
This delightful cake is insanely good and it’s totally acceptable to eat it for breakfast.
Figs, honey, Greek yogurt, and lemon zest are all joining this early morning party.
With just a few simple ingredients, this whole make is ready to serve in just about 30 minutes.
27. Mediterranean Green Olive Salad
Salad is a wonderful side dish for any brunch menu. This green olive salad packs a flavor punch and it’s healthy too!
Pomegranate molasses and lemon juice add such a bright flavor that all the ingredients really shine.
You can even serve this as a quick lunch or to start a summer dinner.
28. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
This will soon be your go-to side dish for any gathering or potluck.
It also makes a fantastic breakfast side or main dish.
With ingredients like peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives, this salad has loads of flavor.
Who said healthy can’t be scrumptious?
29. Mediterranean Breakfast Casserole
This Mediterranean breakfast casserole is an outstanding meal for the holidays.
This one is studded with chicken sausage, kale, tomatoes, and feta.
It’s as simple as can be but it’s definitely impressive. If you’re not hosting, this recipe freezes well, so it’s ideal for meal prepping.
30. Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower
Roasted broccoli and cauliflower is a classic dish with Mediterranean flair.
You probably already know how well these cruciferous veggies pair with almost any dish. The same goes for breakfast!
This low-carb, superfood dish is an excellent alternative to your usual morning potatoes.
Oh and I should mention, there’s cheese!
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