These protein-packed breakfast sliders have all your favorite breakfast flavors in them. They’re loaded with soft and creamy scrambled eggs, savory sausage, and gooey cheese, and they’re so easy to make.
There are few things in life that are as good as a big and hearty breakfast. A plate of eggs, meat, and toast is just the perfect way to start a day. Lately, I’ve started making breakfast sliders as my go-to breakfast because they combine all of those comforting breakfast flavors that I love so much.
These easy egg sliders feature velvety scrambled eggs, hearty and juicy sausage, and melty cheese stuffed between soft and pillowy buns. They’re brushed with maple syrup and butter, just to add even more breakfast flavors to the party. If you love breakfast as much as I do, then you’ve got to try making these easy sausage and egg sliders.
Why You’ll Love This Breakfast Sliders Recipe
This is the type of breakfast recipe that you can make every week and never get tired of. Here’s why I know you’ll enjoy these sliders as much as I do.
- Easy. Even though these breakfast sliders taste like they came out of a restaurant, they’re really easy to make. All you have to do is heat up some sausage, scramble some eggs, assemble the sliders, and bake. It doesn’t get much more simple than that!
- Full of protein. This is the perfect recipe to start your day with. Egg sliders are filled with meat, eggs, milk, and cheese, so they’re packed full of protein. Eat one of these savory and meaty sliders in the morning and you’ll have energy all day long.
- Packed with breakfast flavors. Everybody loves breakfast. And this recipe has all of your favorite breakfast flavors in every bite. What’s not to love?
- On-the-go breakfast. One of the best things about this recipe is that you can easily take it on the go. If you’re running out the door to start your day, you can grab a cheesy egg and sausage breakfast slider for the road.
What You’ll Need
Here are all the ingredients you’ll need to make these protein-filled breakfast sliders. Make sure to scroll to the recipe card at the end of the article to see the exact amounts of each ingredient.
- Slider buns
- Sausage patties – Use whatever type of sausage you prefer.
- Pepper – Always use freshly cracked pepper.
- Shredded cheddar cheese – For best results, shred your own cheese.
- Maple syrup – This is an optional ingredient.
- Chives – Chives are used as an optional garnish.
These easy breakfast sliders use all of my favorite breakfast flavors. But you can adjust the recipe to include other classic breakfast flavors, too. Here are a few variations you can try.
- Different meat. I like these sliders best with breakfast sausage, but you can use other meats as well. They’d be fantastic with bacon or Canadian bacon.
- Add hot sauce. Breakfast foods are perfect to put hot sauce on. If you’re a fan of spiciness, you can add some hot sauce on top of the eggs when you make this recipe.
- Include hash browns. Potatoes are obviously a classic breakfast food as well, and they go so well with eggs and meat. If you want to add some potato flavor to this recipe, simply place a layer of hash browns on top of the sausage patty.
- Swap the buns for mini waffles. If you want to make these egg and sausage sliders look like something on a trendy restaurant menu, you can use mini waffles in place of slider buns. That will bring the breakfast flavors to a whole new level.
- Make vegetarian. This is an easy recipe to make vegetarian. All you have to do is remove the sausage or replace it with vegetarian sausage. You can also swap out the meat for tomatoes or avocado.
How to Make Breakfast Sliders
These rich breakfast sliders with tender and moist scrambled eggs are so easy to make. Here’s how to do it.
- Prep. Preheat your oven to 350F.
- Cook the meat. Brown the sausages in a skillet until they’re fully cooked.
- Prepare the buns. While the sausage is cooking, place the bottoms of the slider buns in a 9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle half of the cheese on top of the buns.
- Add the meat. Place one sausage patty on top of each slider bun.
- Scramble the eggs. Add the eggs and milk to a bowl, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Wipe most of the grease out of the skillet, then pour in the eggs. Scramble while stirring frequently until the eggs are mostly set.
- Assemble. Put the scrambled eggs on top of the sausage patties, then add the rest of the shredded cheese. Place the slider buns on top of the cheese.
- Brush. Combine the melted butter with the maple syrup, and brush it over the top of the slider buns.
- Bake. Put the sliders in the oven and bake until the cheese is melted and the buns are golden brown, about 18-20 minutes.
- Serve. Remove the breakfast sliders from the oven, top with chives, and serve while hot.
Tips for Success
Here are a few tricks and tips to follow when you make these savory breakfast sliders.
- Don’t overcook the eggs. It’s really important to take the eggs off the stove before they’re fully cooked. This will keep the eggs from overcooking and becoming rubbery and dry when you bake the sliders.
- Brown the meat. When you cook the sausage, make sure you get a nice sear on the meat. Browning meat maximizes the flavor, so be sure to use a pan that’s hot enough to sear the sausage.
- Keep an eye on the sliders. Make sure to check the sliders after about 10 minutes in the oven. Some ovens don’t heat very evenly, so check to see if the sliders are cooking more on one side than on the other. If they are, simply rotate your pan.
What To Serve With Egg Sliders
I usually serve breakfast sliders with some other traditional breakfast dishes or drinks. Here are a few recipes that I think go really well with these rich and savory sliders.
Can These Breakfast Sliders with Sausage Be Prepared In Advance?
Absolutely! If you want to have a super quick and easy breakfast, just prepare the sliders the night before. Assemble the cheesy egg sliders and cover them in plastic wrap or aluminum foil, then keep them in the fridge overnight. Then bake them in the morning when you’re ready to eat!
How to Store & Reheat Leftovers
Leftover egg and sausage sliders will last in the fridge for 3 days, as long as you store them in an airtight container. Reheat in the microwave in 20-second increments until warm throughout. I do not recommend freezing this recipe.
More Easy Breakfast Ideas
Whether you prefer savory or sweet, there are so many amazing foods to eat when you start your day. Here are some more of my favorite breakfast recipes.
- Bacon Egg and Cheese Sandwich
- Buttermilk Pancakes
- Breakfast Enchiladas
- Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls
- Blueberry Breakfast Cake
- Breakfast Tacos
- 9 slider buns
- 9 sausage patties
- 8 whole large eggs
- 1/4 cup milk
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon maple syrup (optional)
- 1 Tablespoon chives (optional garnish)
- Preheat your oven to 350F.
- Brown the sausage patties in a large skillet until they're cooked all the way through.
- While the sausages cook, place the bottom of the slider buns in a 9-inch baking dish.
- Spread half the cheese over the slider buns, then add a sausage patty on top of each bun.
- Add the eggs and milk to a bowl and season to taste with salt and pepper. Whisk until well combined.
- Wipe most of the sausage grease from the skillet, then add the eggs. Cook over medium heat while stirring frequently until the eggs are mostly set but not hard.
- Top the sausage patties with the scrambled eggs, then top with the rest of the cheese. Place the slider buns on top.
- Combine the melted butter with the maple syrup, then brush the mixture over the top of the buns.
- Bake the sliders until the cheese is melted and the tops are golden-brown, about 18-20 minutes.
- Remove from the oven, sprinkle with chives, and serve while hot.
- Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in a microwave in 20-second increments.
- You can assemble breakfast sliders the day before, and store in the fridge covered in plastic wrap or aluminum foil before baking.
Amount Per Serving Calories 362Total Fat 24gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 11gCholesterol 221mgSodium 642mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 1gSugar 3gProtein 20g
Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on dinnersdishesanddesserts.com should only be used as a general guideline.
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