10 Easy Slow Cooker Brunch Recipes
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but brunch is definitely the most fun. Don't ruin a good thing by overthinking it—sleep late and enjoy a delicious pre-lunch meal by turning to your slow cooker the night before. These slow cooker brunch recipes will start your day off right.
Slow Cooker Eggs in Purgatory
We're not entirely certain about the history of this classic recipe's name, but perhaps it has something to do with the spicy kick of the sauce. Our version is a shakshuka-like dish in which fiery harissa paste and heady spices slowly infuse a rich tomato sauce where eggs gently poach
How to Make Slow-Cooker French Toast
You may think you don’t need another French toast recipe, but actually, I think you do. More like a creamy bread pudding, this slow-cooker French toast is filling and packed with flavor, yet completely low-maintenance. It’s also perfect for mornings with a chill in the air, when you’re craving something a bit more cozy than cold yogurt or a piece of fruit dipped in nut butter.
Slow-Cooker Breakfast Potatoes
Slow cooker recipes exist to allow you to do the least amount of work to make breakfast in the morning. Learn how to make breakfast potatoes in the slow cooker and it’ll do all the work while you catch up on sleep
Hearty Oats and Grains
When you have a house full of holiday guests who'd enjoy a wholesome, hearty breakfast at their own pace, the slow cooker can come to your rescue. Get it going first thing, and let folks serve themselves when they're ready to eat.
The soothing aroma of fresh oatmeal makes this dish the ultimate comfort food. Savor happiness in a bowl with the flavors of brown sugar, cinnamon, and maple syrup topped with chopped hazelnuts and apples.
Slow Cooker Strata
Strata means layers, and those layers can be anything you want. Any breadstuff you have lying around, part of an artisanal loaf slightly past its prime? Glorious. Even slices of crappy white bread, English muffins, bagels, or frozen waffles are fair game, just use what you’ve got.
Breakfast Slow Cooker Soup
Not your basic chicken noodle, although there is nothing wrong with that. But a thicker, more porridgey brew full of vegetables and pulses that is a good balance of protein and carbs and will get you all the way to lunch with no need for a mid-morning snack.
Slow-Cooker Stone-Ground Grits
These are the creamiest grits without cheese or butter. Our Slow-Cooker Stone-Ground Grits recipe is an easy, no-fuss breakfast that'll quickly become a family favorite.
Sausage and Tater Tot Brunch Casserole
You really should use your slow cooker more often, especially for making breakfast. This egg-based breakfast casserole mixed with potatoes, cheese and/or bread is made for the slow cooker.