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Looking for a way to spice up those bread slices and bin of eggs you have in your fridge? These easy breakfast recipes include 50 different ways to use eggs and bread to create affordable meals your family will love!
We are on a tight budget as we work hard toward our debt free goals. This means I’m always on the lookout for a wonderful recipe that will make a great addition to our morning meals, while still using simple, cheap ingredients.
Breakfast is an important meal of the day, so although cost is important to our meal plan, I also want a delicious breakfast that will keep my growing kids full and happy.
These 50 plus quick breakfast recipe ideas are sure to get you out of your breakfast rut, and are perfect if you’re trying to be extra frugal, need to get rid of leftover bread, or have a large loaf of bread that you need to use up before it spoils.
Is there any special equipment needed for these Egg and Bread Recipes?
Most of these recipes can be made in an oven, however I have also included a few recipes that require an Air Fryer, Instant Pot, or special baking supplies like a muffin tin or muffin cup.
What ingredients are needed to make a full recipe from eggs and bread?
I took the time to sort through hundreds of bread and egg recipes in order to include the most frugal, quick, and easy ideas that only use a few simple ingredients! Some common ingredients that are needed include:
A Dozen Eggs
Breakfast Casserole Recipes that use Bread and Eggs
If you have an egg mixture and a loaf of bread, you can recreate these sweet and savory breakfast casserole ideas for a large family or crowd, without busting the grocery budget!
This beloved breakfast dish is called by so many names. But no matter what you call it, it’s still the same great toast with an egg in the middle of the bread. And believe it or not, it can be made rather easily in the air fryer.
These copycat McDonald's breakfast sandwiches are great whether you have extra breakfast bacon or sausage in your fridge or freezer, or keep it simple and cheap by using egg and cheese only. We make breakfast sandwiches all of the time and keep them stocked in the freezer for busy mornings.
Bread, eggs, cheese, and ham will get you on your way to making this savory ham and cheese strata for breakfast or brunch. Make it ahead to feed a crowd for Christmas, Easter, or any holiday gathering.
What to Serve on the side to create a complete and healthy breakfast recipe with Eggs and Bread
If you’re wondering what to serve with your egg and bread breakfast, let some of these simple ideas inspire you!
Bacon or sausage
Bread and Egg Recipe FAQs
Do I need a specific slice of bread for these recipes?
No, Most of these easy recipes can be made by substituting different kinds of bread, so you can use up whatever leftover bread you already have on hand. Some different slices of bread that you might find useful include:
Whole wheat bread
Whole wheat toast
and many others
Bread and eggs are affordable kitchen staples that most people have on hand on any given day. That’s why this list of easy bread and egg recipes is perfect to save next time you’re in a pinch for an affordable, quick and easy breakfast idea!
What are your favorite recipes that use bread and eggs? Let me know in the comments.
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