15 Chilean Breakfast Recipes Worth Trying

It might surprise you that breakfast isn’t the most important meal of the day in Chile.

Traditional Chilean Sopaipilla fried pastries made of leavened dough

Chileans eat up to four meals a day, with lunch being the biggest. There’s breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a fourth meal called once that’s similar to tea time in Britain. 

That means breakfast, if it’s even eaten, is often light and simple. That doesn’t mean it’s any less delicious, though! I’m going to explain which dishes are traditional breakfast foods and give you recipes to try at home.

So without further ado, here are some of the most popular Chilean breakfast foods to start your day with. 

15 Chilean Breakfast Recipes Worth Trying

Traditional Chilean Sopaipilla fried pastries made of leavened dough

Wondering what’s for breakfast in Chile? Learn about traditional Chilean breakfast foods and make them yourself with these popular Chilean breakfast recipes.

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


    1. Choose your favorite recipe.
    2. Gather the necessary ingredients.
    3. Prep and cook your recipe.
    4. Enjoy!

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Written by Brian Nagele

Brian attended West Virginia University, then started his career in the IT industry before following his passion for marketing and hospitality. He has over 20 years experience in the restaurant and bar industry.

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