17 Green Breakfasts to Make for St. Patrick's Day
On St. Patrick's Day, you may get pinched if you don't wear green. But leprechauns would probably appreciate some green on your plate as well. To make the most of the greenest day of the year, try out these 17 breakfast recipes—from cocktails to quickbreads and, yes, some avocado toast, too.
This green michelada is what happens when you combine a bloody mary and a green juice.
Mint Cilantro Chutney
Put this cool green sauce on everything and make literally everything better.
Green shakshuka—made with tomatillos and herbs instead of tomatos—is the perfect clean-out-the-fridge meal. It just also happens to look really fancy.
Coconut Crusted Avocado Fries
Don't forget the spicy mayo dipping sauce!
Green Onion Pancake with Spicy Cabbage Slaw
Inspired by Japanese okonomiyaki—a sort of savory pancake with lots of cabbage—this green onion version gets dressed up with a crunchy slaw.
This is the frankensandwich you deserve.
This is not your typical frittata. Spiked with all manner of herbs and greens, it's best served with sharp feta or tangy yogurt.
Green Eggs and Spam
These cheesy eggs with kale and salty breakfast ham are just what the doctor—Dr. Seuss, that is—ordered.
Avocado Toast Cocktail
It was going to happen eventually. This vodka-based cocktail pays homage to the ubiquitous toast. Don't forget to put bread crumbs and red pepper flakes on the rim.
Greens and Cheese Slab Pie
Here's the plan: Buy all the greens at the farmer's market, cover them in cheese, bake them in a hearty pie crust. Done.
Fried Egg and Rye Breakfast Salad
Top your greens with a crispy fried egg, rye bread croutons, and a subtle vinaigrette and you'll become a breakfast salad believer.
Avocado Matcha Banana Bread
Pureed avocado lends moistness and matcha lends beautiful color and delicate flavor to this quick bread.
Ginger Colada Green Smoothie
This icy smoothie is like a pina colada with with a gingery green kick.
Are there any two words more fun to say than "zoodle" and "fritatta." And that's just one reason to make this veggie-heavy dish, perfect for a hearty brunch.
Avocado Iced Coffee
I know it sounds crazy, but trust us on this one. This is a popular treat in parts of Southeast Asia, and it makes a lot of sense: Avocado's mild creaminess is the perfect match for your bitter brew.
Green Bloody Mary
This spice-packed green juice is loaded with veggies but, um, also has booze in it.
Giant Avocado Toast
You know you like avocado toast, so how about making really, really big avocado toast?