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Why is having breakfast for dinner such a treat? Could it be because Tuesday night suddenly feels like Saturday morning (ah, the leisure of it!)? In this slideshow, we’re featuring some of our favorite breakfast for dinner ideas from bacon-y pancakes to easy frittatas to eggs every which way, as well as a couple of breakfast tacos you’ll enjoy as much at 6:00 PM as you would at 6:00 AM.  


Chorizo & Potato Tacos

These are easy and satisfying tacos for any time of day, including breakfast.

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BLT & E with Harissa Mayo

This gussied up version of a BLT boasts a poached egg whose runny yolks acts as a lusty sauce for the sandwich. Lightly dressed bitter greens stand in for the traditional lettuce; their bite provides a nice counterpoint to the richness of the egg.

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Cornmeal Blueberry Pancakes with Spiced Maple Butter

While cornmeal gives these pancakes a hearty texture and blueberries offer a fresh tartness, the spicy sweet butter puts them over the top. Add warmed maple syrup for a little more sweetness.

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Sweet Potato & Chile Hash with a Fried Egg

One reviewer calls this dish “a breakfast showstopper.” The savory hash, especially, make it a natural for dinner as well.

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Kale-Chorizo Frittata

Chorizo sausage, smoked paprika and chopped kale give this frittata a Portuguese spin. Pair it with a fresh green salad for an easy but unusual dinner.

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Fried Egg Pitas with Arugula

The secret to this spin on a fried egg sandwich is the tapenade, a tangy, salty olive and caper spread.

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Cornmeal Flapjacks with Bourbon-Bacon Maple Syrup

These ultimate pancakes have bacon in the batter and the bourbon-spiked syrup.

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Poached Eggs with Creamy Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

Brussels sprouts and eggs may seem like a surprising combination, but in this classy version of poached eggs on toast they make a perfect pair.

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Smoked Salmon Hash with Chive Sour Cream

Some nights, the easiest thing to do for dinner is breakfast. When you're having one of those nights, but want something savory and satisfying, think: Hash. You can't beat the smell of onions, peppers, and golden-brown potatoes cooking off in a skillet—and the smoked salmon takes this "breakfast" to a whole other level.

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Breakfast Burrito

The perfect grab-and-dash dinner, wrap the taco in foil to keep it warm on the go.

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Classic Cheese Omelet

A rich and creamy omelet and a salad of mixed baby greens makes for a satisfying—and quick—weeknight dinner.

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Smoked Salmon, Goat Cheese & Artichoke Quiche

Think quiche is just a special occasion brunch dish? Think again. This recipe is just as fitting for a dinner party as it is for brunch.

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Sausage & Mushroom Frittata

Talk about a versatile dish, pair wedges of this hearty frittata with a simple green salad for a weeknight dinner, or you could even cut it into small squares for a savory hors d'oeuvre.

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Pork & Potato Hash with Poached Eggs & Avocado

Leftover slow-roasted pork shoulder helps to elevate this breakfast into a spectacular dinner.

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Wild Blueberry and Ricotta Pancakes

Ask any kid: Pancakes for dinner are an extra special treat. Add blueberries and creamy ricotta, and you’ve got a winning meal for kids and grown-ups alike.

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Steak & Eggs Rancheros

This beefed-up version of the Mexican breakfast dish huevos rancheros (ranch-style eggs) is great for lunch or dinner, too.

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