No matter what the season, brunch is an important constant in our lives. We always enjoy classic egg dishes and pancakes, but in the warmer months, we like to take advantage of seasonal produce by using it in our favorite summer brunch recipes. Whether you're a farmers' market fanatic or you grow your favorite veggies in your own backyard, there's nothing quite like a garden-fresh meal to start your day.
Enjoy the fruits and vegetables of the season and start indulging in some seriously delicious brunch recipes. It's time to give your morning an extra summery touch with the help of these 12 meals.
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Put that farmer’s market bounty to good use with this egg dish by Steamy Kitchen.
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A Beautiful Mess’s squash-filled ummer frittata is everything we love in a simple brunch: easy to make, filling, and universally appealing.
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Tomato Mozzarella Tart
If you’re looking for something on the savory side, Brown Eyed Baker’s mozzarella tart makes perfect use of in-season tomatoes.
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Blackberry Lemon Waffles
For a refreshingly fruit fix, Family Fresh Cooking combines blackberries and a touch of lemon for a lip-smacking citrus-berry twist.
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Summer Veggie Omelet
Summertime means lots of fresh produce. Naturally Ella fills a healthy omelet with plenty—including zucchini, peppers, and tomatoes.
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Meyer Lemon Clouds With Whipped Cream and Blueberries
These lemon clouds by Steamy Kitchen are so light and fluffy that they might just be one of the most decadent brunch recipes ever. Top with homemade whipped cream if you’d like to get extra fancy.
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Kañiwa and Coconut Pancakes
These tropically-inspired pancakes by Green Kitchen Stories are deceptively healthy—kañiwa is a protein-packed Peruvian grain similar to quinoa.
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Whipped Feta and Tomato Bread
It’s time to think beyond the bread and butter. The Merrythought’s tomato bread jumpstarts your day in the easiest way.
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Summer Squash Shakshuka
We’re shakshuka fans any time of year, but The Kitchn’s summer squash variation gives us an extra excuse to pull out the skillet.
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