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36 Savory Weekend Breakfasts for Those Who Prefer Salt to Sugar

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There is a time for flaky pastries that hide melty chocolate and almond paste—but exactly when that time is is a matter of debate.

Some of us wake up fixated on sugar, with visions of pancakes buoyed on pools of syrup; others of us wake up craving salt and hot sauce and would rather save the sweet for later in the afternoon.

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If you're the type of person who'd always choose a bacon-egg-and-cheese over pancakes, a scallion biscuit over a croissant, here are the recipes for you. Many of these take a bit more time than a typical weekday affords, so now's your chance!

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Savory Ris-Oat-to with Poached Egg
Savory Ris-Oat-to with Poached Egg
Egg in a Bagel Hole

Egg in a Bagel Hole by Ali Slagle

Inside Out Bagel Grilled Cheese

Inside Out Bagel Grilled Cheese by Ali Slagle

Josh Ozersky's 3-Minute Hash Browns
Josh Ozersky's 3-Minute Hash Browns
Chipotle Tomato Egg Skillet
Chipotle Tomato Egg Skillet
Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Gruyere

Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Gruyere by fiveandspice

Tomato and Cream Cheese Turnovers

Tomato and Cream Cheese Turnovers by fiveandspice

Diana Kennedy's Scrambled Ricotta (Requesón Revuelto a La Mexicana)
Diana Kennedy's Scrambled Ricotta (Requesón Revuelto a La Mexicana)
Georgian Khachapuri Filled with Ramps, Green Onions, Herbs, and Cheese
Georgian Khachapuri Filled with Ramps, Green Onions, Herbs, and Cheese
Baked Onion-Walnut Frittata
Baked Onion-Walnut Frittata
Boosted Jook
Boosted Jook
Savory Potato & Onion Knishes
Savory Potato & Onion Knishes
Savory Masa Corn Cakes with Green Chile, Cheese, and Lime Crema
Savory Masa Corn Cakes with Green Chile, Cheese, and Lime Crema
Avocado-Stuffed French Toast
Avocado-Stuffed French Toast
Peas Porridge Hot (Oat Risotto with Peas)

Peas Porridge Hot (Oat Risotto with Peas) by mrslarkin

Moroccan Chicken Hash with Harissa Cream

Moroccan Chicken Hash with Harissa Cream by hardlikearmour

Scrambled Egg Muffins
Scrambled Egg Muffins
Eggs in Spicy Minted Tomato Sauce
Eggs in Spicy Minted Tomato Sauce
Bagel and Cream Cheese Strata

Bagel and Cream Cheese Strata by fiveandspice

Breakfast Fried Rice

Breakfast Fried Rice by Kathleen | Hapa Nom Nom

Ham, Gruyère, and Caramelized Onion Galette with a Fried Egg
Ham, Gruyère, and Caramelized Onion Galette with a Fried Egg
Slow-Cooked Tuscan Kale with Pancetta, Bread Crumbs, and a Poached Egg
Slow-Cooked Tuscan Kale with Pancetta, Bread Crumbs, and a Poached Egg
"Moroccan Guacamole" Toasts with Fried Egg

"Moroccan Guacamole" Toasts with Fried Egg by creamtea

Sharp Cheddar and Mustardy Greens Breakfast Sandwich

Sharp Cheddar and Mustardy Greens Breakfast Sandwich by fiveandspice

Huevos Rancheros with Blistered Tomato Salsa
Huevos Rancheros with Blistered Tomato Salsa
Savory Oatmeal with Ham, Poached Eggs, and Hollandaise Sauce
Savory Oatmeal with Ham, Poached Eggs, and Hollandaise Sauce
Scrambled Egg Tacos with Avocado
Scrambled Egg Tacos with Avocado
Momofuku's Soy Sauce Eggs
Momofuku's Soy Sauce Eggs
Petite Pea Omelet with Mint and Mascarpone

Petite Pea Omelet with Mint and Mascarpone by WinnieAb

Avocado, Feta, and Mint on Sourdough Toast

Avocado, Feta, and Mint on Sourdough Toast by Food in Durham

Mashed Potato Cakes with Broccoli and Cheese
Mashed Potato Cakes with Broccoli and Cheese
Creamed Leek and Egg Skillet Pizza
Creamed Leek and Egg Skillet Pizza

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