As you’re stumbling around the kitchen in the early morning waiting for your coffee to brew, imagine whipping up a delicious breakfast that requires minimal prep time, minimal clean-up, and minimal early morning brain fuel. Enter sheet pans: the beloved breakfast that takes convenience to a whole new level (while maximizing flavor and variety).
We’re breaking down exactly why you need this breakfast secret in your recipe box and all the yummy sheet pan breakfast recipes to fuel your morning.
What is a Sheet Pan Breakfast?
If you’ve never had a sheet pan breakfast, your morning is about to get a serious upgrade. Sheet pan breakfast recipes are a crowd pleaser for many reasons — they reduce food waste by using leftover ingredients, fuel busy mornings with quick preparation, and can be easily customized to fit any dietary need or food preference!
Plus, sheet pan breakfast recipes are made using just one dish. Say goodbye to never-ending piles of dirty dishes! So, whether you’re making an egg bake breakfast or a batch of sheet pan pancakes, this quick meal prep hack will satisfy any breakfast craving without the unnecessary mess!
How to Make a Sheet Pan Breakfast
Maybe you consider yourself a chef, or maybe you burn everything in sight (we’re not judging!) Regardless of your level of expertise in the kitchen, sheet pan breakfast recipes can be easily made and enjoyed by all!
Just as it sounds, sheet pan breakfast recipes are made by simply tossing all of your favorite ingredients onto one baking sheet and cooking everything together into a delicious dish. Whether you’re using leftovers from the fridge or chopping up fresh ingredients, these breakfasts take minutes to prepare and require minimal effort.
What Ingredients To Include In Your Sheet Pan Breakfast For Energy
Avocados are rich in over 20 vitamins and minerals and are especially abundant in satiating and energizing monounsaturated fatty acids.
Egg yolks are filled with Vitamin D, an energizing nutrient that has been shown to support energy. Be sure to scramble the whole egg to get all of the rich nutrients in this protein-packed food!
Thanks to its high fiber levels, sweet potatoes are a healthy and energizing carb source that will keep you feeling fuller for longer without a major blood sugar spike!
Toss some ground beef in your egg scramble or sheet pan breakfast recipes! This animal protein contains high levels of B12, a Vitamin known to reduce fatigue and improve energy. Not a fan of beef? Try other animal-based protein sources or plant-based foods fortified with B12!
6 Delicious Sheet Pan Breakfast Recipes
Sheet Pan Mixed Berry French Toast
This simple sheet pan breakfast recipe makes french toast even easier and more delicious to enjoy! Instead of cooking your french toast in a skillet, you simply bake it in the oven and serve with toppings of choice!
- 6 slices of gluten-free or whole grain bread
- 4 eggs
- 2 tbsp unsweetened oat milk (or milk of choice)
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon
- Berries of choice
- Dollop of butter, ghee, or almond butter
- Drizzle of pure maple syrup
Step #1: Start by preheating the oven to 350˚F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Step #2: Crack the eggs into a large mixing bowl and whisk. Add the oat milk, vanilla, and cinnamon and whisk again.
Step #3: Dip each slice of bread into the egg mixture, being sure to coat both sides.
Step #4: Place each slice of bread onto the parchment-lined baking sheet.
Step #5: Bake for 10 minutes and then flip each slice of bread and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
Step #6: Serve with toppings of choice and enjoy!
Sheet Pan Breakfast Sandwich
There’s nothing like a good breakfast sandwich, especially one that can be made in one pan and prepped within minutes. You can even prepare your egg bake the night before and simply heat it up the next day! To make this yummy sheet pan breakfast recipe, whisk some eggs and bake with your favorite fillings — breakfast made simple.
- 12 Eggs
- ½ cup milk or non-dairy milk of choice
- 1 cup chopped mixed veggies of choice (broccoli, spinach, bell pepper, tomato)
- To serve: Toasted english muffin, bread, or sweet potato
- Optional toppings: avocado, dairy-free cream cheese
Step #1: Preheat the oven to 400˚ F.
Step #2: Line your sheet pan with parchment paper (for easy clean-up) or coat well with oil.
Step #3: In a bowl, whisk together eggs and milk.
Step #4: Pour eggs onto the lined (or oiled) sheet pan. Add chopped veggies and any additional toppings (like cheese or pre-cooked breakfast meats)
Step #5: Place pan into the oven for about 15 minutes or until eggs are fully cooked.
Step #6: Cut eggs into squares and serve with choice of toast and toppings.
Step #7: Enjoy!
Sheet Pan Breakfast Tacos
We’ll take an order of the sheet pan breakfast tacos, please! Also known as tostadas, this yummy one-pan breakfast recipe will curb any savory craving — they’re crunchy, customizable, and fool-proof!
- 6 tortillas (almond, coconut, or corn)
- 1 ½ cups plant-based shredded cheese
- 6 eggs
- 1 cup pre-cooked potato (regular or sweet), diced (optional)
- ½ red onion, finely chopped
- 4 oz chopped sausage (or protein of choice)
- Toppings: avocado, cilantro, salsa
Step #1: Preheat oven to 375°F.
Step #2: Evenly place tortillas on a greased baking sheet or baking sheet lined with parchment paper
Step #3: Evenly spread cheese over each tortilla
Step #4: Sprinkle with chopped veggies and protein of choice
Step #5: Carefully top each tortilla with one egg, cracking the egg in the center of the tortilla
Step #6: Bake for 8-15 minutes until the egg yolk is cooked to your liking
Step #7: Plate and serve with toppings of choice
Low-Carb Sheet Pan Breakfast
Looking for low-carb breakfast ideas? We’ve got yummy sheet pan breakfast recipes to fuel your morning! Whether you’re watching your carb intake or not, this recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser made with nutritious and filling ingredients!
- 2 cups zucchini, chopped
- 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
- 1 cup brussels sprouts, chopped
- 1 small broccoli, cut into florets
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- ½ tsp sea salt
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 4 chicken sausage, sliced
- 6 eggs
Step #1: Preheat oven to 400°F.
Step #2: Add all of the veggies to a large mixing bowl and coat well with oil.
Step #3: Transfer to baking sheet lined with parchment paper and spread out evenly adding the chopped sausage to the pan.
Step #4: Roast for 15-20 minutes until slightly undercooked.
Step #5: Remove from oven and carefully crack 6 eggs
Step #6: Bake for another 8-10 minutes until fully cooked.
Step #7: Plate and serve with toppings of choice!
Sheet Pan Breakfast Pizza
Pizza for breakfast is always a good idea, especially when it’s filled with nutrient-dense ingredients to energize your day! All you have to do is line your baking sheet with your favorite pizza crust and add your breakfast toppings!
To keep it lighter, try this FitOn PRO Cauliflower Pizza Crust recipe, and top with eggs, veggies, and plant-based shredded cheese. Yum!
- 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 cup almond flour
- 1½ tbsp coconut flour
- ½ tsp ground cumin
- 1½ tbsp olive oil
- 1 handful mozzarella, shredded (optional)
- 1½ tbsp fresh rosemary
- ½ – 1 cup shredded dairy-free cheese
- 1 basket cherry tomatoes, halved
- 6 Eggs
Step #1: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
Step #2: Place the cauliflower florets in a food processor, and blend until it forms a rice-like consistency. You can either steam the cauliflower first or use it raw; it works both ways. Alternately, use store-bought cauliflower rice.
Step #3: Place the cauliflower in a clean tea towel and squeeze out as much moisture as possible. Don’t skip this step, as it’s the key to making a crispy pizza base.
Step #4: In a mixing bowl, place the cauliflower, whisked eggs, almond meal, coconut flour, cumin or curry powder, olive oil, mozzarella (if using), rosemary, plus salt and pepper. Press the mixture firmly.
Step #5: Place the cauliflower mixture in the center of the tray. Place a sheet of baking paper on top and use your palms or a rolling pin to flatten it into a circle.
Step #6: Top the pizza with shredded cheese and baby tomatoes.
Step #7: Bake for 25-30 minutes until the pizza is nearly cooked.
Step #8: Take the pizza out of the oven and crack 6 eggs evenly throughout the pizza
Step #9: Bake for an additional 8-10 minutes until the pizza crust is golden brown and eggs are fully cooked.
Step #10: Remove from the oven and let cool. Slice and serve.
Fast & Easy Fuel to Energize Your Day
What’s not to love about sheet pan breakfast recipes? These six recipes show us just how simple nutritious recipes can be. If you’ve never tried a one-pan meal, use these sheet pan ideas to fuel your morning while saving time in the kitchen! Filled with nutritious and satiating ingredients, kick off your day feeling nourished and satisfied.
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