Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

Better (And Healthier!) Than Take Out

Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

Kid friendly and reminicient of a familiar fast food treat, breakfast sandwiches are a fun breakfast or light lunch. It's easy to make a bunch at one time, and served with breakfast potatoes, fruit, and a light salad, they can be a great meal. Change up the fillings to suit your tastes

whether it's pepper ham, bacon, spicy cheese, or traditional Cheddar, the options are up to you!

Ingredients (for 4 sandwiches):

4 English Muffins, split
4 eggs
slices of cheese (you can use Cheddar, Swiss, or whatever suits you)
slices of ham, cooked bacon, or peppercorn turkey lunch meat (which I used in the picture above)

  Poach your eggs. Now, if you've never poached eggs, don't worry about it. It's not really that hard. Check out this video for directions. One thing they don't mention, is that if your egg sticks to the bottom of the pot, you can use a spatula to gently dislodge it. You can also poach more than one egg at a time, so don't think you have to stand by your stove forever, waiting for eggs. 

  In the meantime, split and butter the English muffins. Turn your oven onto broil and toast them until they are nicely browned. 

  Top half of the English muffins with a slice of cheese, and the other half with some ham, bacon, or turkey. Put back under the broiler until the cheese melts and is bubbling. Remove from oven and plate themone piece with cheese, one with ham, and then top the ham side with the egg.

Tip: Here's a trick I've learnedif the yolk of your egg is soft, you'll bite into it and yolk will squirt everywhere. Before sandwiching the whole thing together, I often get a fork and mush up the yolk a bit so that the liquidy yolk just runs inside the sandwich and makes it all delicious.



Makes 4 sandwiches



She may go by the name Scatteredmom online, but Karen really is anything but scattered when it comes to the kitchen.  Churning out tasty treats within view of the Georgia Strait on Canada's west coast, Karen will hand you an organized weekly meal plan or teach you how to make meals from scratch.  As Mom to a teenage boy, she knows exactly what it takes to keep kids full and happy-which has really come in handy with her job as the Food Editor at Yummy Mummy Club.

A strong supporter of Food Revolution who has been endorsed by Jamie Oliver himself, by day Karen can be found working as a special education teaching assistant, running a kitchen and showing teenagers how to cook nutritious meals for themselves.  By night, when she's not chatting on Twitter and answering cooking questions,  she writes her popular blog Notes From the Cookie Jar, or posting mouthwatering recipes over at Chasing Tomatoes.  Not afraid to give her opinion and passionate about community, Karen spoke at Blissdom Canada 2010 and her writing has been published in Canadian Living magazine, as well as in various online publications. 

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