Best breakfast-for-dinner sandwich

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

Makes

4 Servings

Best breakfast-for-dinner sandwich

What could be better - or easier - than eggs and bacon with a slice of cheddar on toasted bread! Serve sammies with a simple side of tomato and avocado slices.


Ingredients

  • 150 g extra sharp cheddar
  • 8 slices calabrese or whole-grain bread
  • 4 tsp ketchup
  • 8 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/8 tsp fresh-ground black pepper
  • 2 tomatoes , thickly sliced
  • 1 avocado , thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Slice cheese into 8 slices. Lay 2 cheese slices each on 4 slices of bread. Spread ketchup on other 4 slices of bread.
  • Heat a large non-stick pan over medium. Add bacon and cook until crisp, 5 to 7 min. Transfer bacon to a paper-towel-lined plate.
  • Crack eggs into bacon fat and fry over easy, 1 to 2 min. Season with pepper.
  • Lay 2 bacon strips on top of cheese, then fried eggs overtop. Sandwich with ketchup-spread bread. Toast sandwiches in same pan until golden brown on both sides, about 3 min. Serve with tomato and avocado slices.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 646,
  • Protein
  • 31 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 61 g,
  • Fat
  • 33 g,
  • Fibre
  • 8 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1262 mg.
Wine Pairings
Segura Viudas Brut Reserva Cava, Spain, $16.

Egg & bacon sandwich – pair it with: A friendly sparkler. The combo of bacon, cheese and tomato is a great match to the Spanish cava’s crisp, palate-refreshing sparkle. When eggs are on the menu, it’s always good to remember that bubbles make all the difference. Our pick: Segura Viudas Brut Reserva Cava, Spain, $16.