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Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich, New York City Deli-Style

This tasty breakfast sandwich, from Lucinda Scala Quinn's "Mad Hungry" cookbook, is sure to become a new family favorite.

  • yield: Makes 1

Ingredients

  • 1 everything bagel, or other bagel of choice
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, plus more for buttering bagel
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 thin slice cheese, such as American or cheddar
  • 2 to 3 slices cooked bacon
  • Hot sauce and/or ketchup, for serving

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Slice bagel in half. Butter cut sides of each half and toast in a toaster oven or on a griddle (if using a pop-up toaster, butter halves after they are toasted).

  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a cast-iron or nonstick skillet. Add butter to skillet. Carefully crack both eggs into skillet. When whites begin to set, immediately puncture yolks.

  3. Step 3

    Top one egg with cheese and bacon. Place remaining egg, yolk-side down on top of bacon (like an egg-on-egg sandwich). Transfer eggs onto one toasted half of the bagel; top with remaining bagel half and lightly press together. Serve immediately with hot sauce or ketchup, or wrap halfway in parchment paper or aluminum foil for a portable breakfast.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show

Reviews (6)

  • 9 Apr, 2014

    This is a delicious and filling breakfast. I used to make it for my kids to eat on their way to school. Now we just enjoy at home. Easy to make...everyone loves it!

  • 19 Aug, 2011

    My grandson loved this repeat show, he is 7, and determined to cook like Martha and Lucinda. He is a bacon and egg boy!

  • 3 Mar, 2011

    In NY we call this the "Fat Girl Special". Not served on a bagel but a kaiser roll, along with a smear of butter on the top inside of the roll. Yumm!

  • 2 Feb, 2011

    I made the Bacon, Egg

  • 23 Jan, 2011

    I think this breakfast sandwich is very good.

  • 15 Sep, 2010

    I think this is the wrong recipe for this one... I clikced on the Pantry Salad which I thought was the sallad made with bacon and collard.