Build a Better Breakfast Sandwich with These 15 Recipes
We love a handheld option for mornings on the go. Really nothing beats a breakfast sandwich for a convenient and filling way to start the day. Whether you choose bacon or ham, eggs or avocado, or go with a sweeter sandwich for breakfast, we've got plenty of delicious options.
For an as-classic-as-it-gets sandwich, look no further than this bacon, egg, and cheese. It's served on an everything bagel which provides a salty, savory punch to the creamy fried eggs and melted American cheese. A few slices of bacon on top add a salty, crisp contrast, it's the offer ultimate comfort food breakfast.
Need a healthy sandwich to start the day? Layer scrambled eggs with sliced avocado on a whole-wheat English muffins. Add a slice or two of cheese for indulgence. Or try this Breakfast Egg Salad, which layers diced hard-boiled eggs and avocado atop thinly sliced smoked salmon.
For a sit-down sandwich, one that requires a knife and fork, go with Charred Tomatoes with Fried Eggs on Garlic Toast. The bread is brushed with garlic and olive oil and the charred cocktail tomatoes offer a bright pop of color and burst of sweetness against the stark egg whites and sunny yolks.
If you’re in the mood for something sweet, this Banana Panini with Nutella (yes, please!) and PB and J Pancakeswill be sure to satisfy. Use peanut, almond, or cashew butter with any variety of fruit jam for unexpected flavor combinations that you and the kids will love. Get them in on the fun and spread together!
No matter what you're craving, these sandwiches will make your mornings brighter and better.
This combines two delicious savory breakfast bites—a sandwich and a frittata—in one. This frittata is made with sausage and potatoes, but feel free to make it vegetarian-friendly and just use farm fresh greens, mushrooms, and peppers.
Split open a loaf of ciabatta to make this family-size version of the classic French bistro sandwich of ham, Gruyère, and creamy béchamel sauce. Pick up a flavorful offering like Smithfield's Anytime Favorites Hickory Smoked Boneless Sliced Ham for this delicious sandwich.
Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich, New York City Deli-Style
Charred Tomatoes with Fried Eggs on Garlic Toast
You heard it here first: Charred tomatoes are the new ketchup! Eggs on toast never tasted so good.
Mashed-Avocado and Egg Toast
Creamy avocado and hard-boiled eggs mixed together create a greener, fresher version of classic egg salad. Add hot sauce and a slice of cheddar cheese if you like.
Fried-Egg-and-Bacon Puff Pastry Squares
Egg-and-Tomato Breakfast Sandwich to Go
Tomato and basil give a boost of fresh flavor to the usual egg-and-cheese sandwich. The recipe calls for cheddar, but you can use any favorite cheese.
Ham and Cheese Croissant
Change up your breakfast routine by layering a fresh, buttery croissant with substantial fillings liked smoked ham and sharp Gruyere cheese. It'll make you feel like you're sitting by the Seine even if you're stuck in traffic.
PB and J Pancakes
A favorite menu item at the legendary Russ and Daughters specialty-food store in Manhattan, this sandwich combines whitefish-and-salmon salad with horseradish-dill cream cheese on a fresh bagel. You can purchase the wasabi-infused flying fish roe on their website.
Open-Faced Egg, Bacon, and Watercress Sandwich
Breakfast Egg Salad
The egg-salad sandwich breaks out of the lunch box and onto the breakfast table with the addition of smoked salmon and avocado. This recipe uses four egg whites but just one yolk to cut down on fat.
Lemon, Parsley, and Parmesan Plus Bread, Prosciutto, and Egg
Monte Cristo Sandwich
To make this American classic, dip ham and Swiss cheese sandwiches in egg batter and pan-fry them. Dust the hot sandwiches with confectioners' sugar and serve—with strawberry jam on the side if you like.