In any household, a brunch means no waiting in the line. You can have as many Margaritas as your heart desires, you can have as many chocolate muffins as you want. And the best part of all this, eating in your comfy pajamas! With school, colleges, and offices closed and work-from-home policies in action because of the MCO due to the coronavirus outbreak, there is a change in the overall rhythm of life. Many people tend to find solace in cooking as a creative outlet. Cooking can be considered as a sensory experience with aroma, taste, touch, visual delight and even sizzling sound coming into play.
To promote your cooking enthusiasm, we bring you some easy to cook recipes, which will help you to tackle the weekend brunch in style. With these recipes in hand, you will feel every morning is a Sunday morning!
So read on-
Start off your weekend with a bang with this no-fuss and a complete show off brunch recipe.
Mouthwatering Tex-Mex baked avocados are filled with juicy tomatoes, sumptuous eggs, and healthy avocadoes. A perfect brunch recipe for you and your loved ones!
Olive oil, onions, garlic cloves, chilies, avocado, eggs, cherry tomatoes, salt
Heat the olive oil in a large ovenproof pan. Stir fry the Onions, Garlic cloves, Cherry tomatoes and Chilies in olive oil. Add salt to taste. Add a jug full of water, then simmer it. Halve and de-stone the avocados. Peel away the skin and scoop out a little of the flesh, Crack and egg and bake for 7-10 minutes. Scatter over the coriander, then serve with lime wedges, grated cheese, warm tortillas, and hot vegetable sauce.
The savory mushrooms and crunchy bell peppers, in addition to the spices from your pantry, give these easy vegetarian fajitas plenty of flavor and nutrition (Yummy!)
Bell peppers, mushrooms, onion, olive oil, curry powder, chili powder, cumin, tortillas.
Sautee the peppers, mushrooms, and onion in olive oil. Add the spices. Place a few spoonfuls of the mixture in a tortilla, top with sour cream if desired. Enjoy!
Be assured that with this Chile and Cheese Flautas recipe, your whole family would go yummmm.
Flautas can be considered as a deep-fried stuffed tortilla "flutes" filled with “oh so delicious” cheese, corn, and green chiles. Whip up a big batch in 15 minutes (easy peasy!)
Chicken - shredded and boiled, Tortillas, cheese, sweet corn, green chile sauce, sugar
Mix Shredded Chicken, green chiles, cheese, chile sauce, corn and sugar in a medium bowl. Place a few spoonfuls of the mixture in a tortilla and roll it up tightly. Fry it until it is golden brown. Serve hot.
For all the vegetarian friends out there, this classy lasagna stuffed with soft cottage cheese (panner) and a mix of wholesome char-grilled veggies is an absolute treat for all your taste buds. (Mouth-watering indeed!)
Red, Green and Yellow Bell peppers, cottage cheese, Zucchini, Carrots, Onion tomato paste, red chili powder, salt, dry fruits, mashed potatoes, olive oil
Heat some olive oil on medium until hot. Add the veggies. Season it with salt and spices to taste. Spread layers of cooked vegetables in a glass baking dish. Top it with cheese and spread 3-4 cottage cheese sheets on top. Bake it for around 15 minutes. Serve hot garnished with pepper.
Quick and easy homemade tortilla soup makes a tummy-warming meal for families during quarantine!
This dish is full of the “goodness of vegetables” (Yes parents, you heard it right!) A rich mixture of these fresh bunch of veggies with a garnish of crunchy tortilla strips makes this dish “oh so delicious”.
Tortillas, chili pepper, onion, garlic cloves, cumin powder, black beans, radish, avocado, vegetable stock.
Stack the tortillas and slice them. Bake them with chili pepper. Heat some olive oil on medium until hot. Add the veggies and the vegetable stock. Season it with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer it for a few minutes. Divide the soup between the bowls. Top the soup with the remaining avocado, radishes, tortilla strips. Serve hot!
Croissant, custard, blueberry, and lemon curd tend to make an irresistible weekend brunch recipe for all the people with a “sweet tooth” ( heaven!)
Croissants, custard, whole milk, lemon curd, blueberries
Pour the custard into a small saucepan and whisk in the milk. Warm over low heat for 3 mins or until just starting to steam. Add the lemon curd. Pour the custard over and around the croissants. Nestle the blueberries around the croissants and dollop over teaspoons of the remaining lemon curd. Bake for 35-40 mins or until the top is golden brown. Enjoy!
Bring the flavor of New York in your weekend brunch with this indulgent pastrami hash and sunny-side-up eggs (you can thank us later!)
Pastrami Hash is a perfect dish for “meat and potato” lovers. It is easy to cook and deeply satisfying to eat. Because the key ingredient in hash is meat which is pre cooked, it’s perfect for leftovers and friendly for all the home cooks out there (Small tip- You can also try this recipe with roast beef instead of the pastrami, or even leftover pork or chicken.)
This classic dish includes dish also includes potatoes for starch and onions for sweetness. A couple of lightly fried eggs on top will provide a sauce that brings out all the flavors and binds the dish together!
Vegetable oil, potatoes, pastrami, Swiss cheese, eggs, pickles.
Nestle bundles of the pastrami into the pan with vegetable oil, add potatoes, sprinkle over the cheese, gently crack the eggs and cook until the egg whites have just set with the yolk still runny. Season the eggs with pepper, then top the hash with the pickles. Serve Hot!
French toast topped with Mushrooms, Bacon, and tomatoes can be considered as a perfect start to your weekend. It is a dish to impress your loved ones with this Quarantine!
Bacon, cherry tomatoes, chestnut mushrooms, olive oil, egg, milk, slices of bread, butter
Heat the grill. Add the Bacons and tomatoes. Fry the mushrooms in olive oil. Beat the egg with the milk in a shallow dish, add the bread. Fry in the butter until both sides are golden. Top with the tomato, bacon, and mushrooms. Enjoy!
Enjoy this exotic brunch of spiced Turkish-style eggs. Quick and easy homemade bake makes a tummy-warming meal for families during quarantine!
Shakshuka Flatbread Bake is easy to cook and deeply satisfying to eat. Because the key ingredient is flatbreads which are easily available in the market, it’s perfect for all the home cooks out there.
Onion, Garlic cloves, Olive oil, red chilies, bell peppers, bay leaves, tomatoes, vegetable stock, feta cheese, and flatbreads (pre brought from the market!)
Heat some oil on medium until hot. Add the veggies and the spices. Add the vegetable stock, lower the heat and simmer the broth for a few minutes. Lay each flatbread on a baking tray. Put some vegetable mixture over it. Make a small well in the center and crack an egg. Crumble over the feta on top and bake it for a few minutes. Serve hot!
This Non Alcoholic Mimosa recipe or Mimosa Mocktail is the perfect brunch drink when you are trying to cut back on calories and lighten things up during this Quarantine. Made with just a few ingredients, this mimosa is going to shock you with how delicious and refreshing it is!
Orange juice, pineapple juice, Perrier L'Orange Flavor Slim Can
Combine all the ingredients in a champagne glass and garnish with an orange wedge (refreshing indeed!)
These informal brunch recipes will persuade you to return to your Sunday custom of cooking in the kitchen. Other than pancakes to waffles to egg bakes, the above recipes are enough to happily feed your family in these times of lockdown...and therefore energizingeach other much more than your typical toasts and egg and coffee. Are you prepared to indulge in brunching throughout the day?