Egg Bagels with Canadian bacon and cheese makes frequent appearances for dinner on the nights we need something quick.
I started making these because before McDonalds started serving breakfast all day, you could only get a breakfast sandwich before 10:30 am. Sometimes I want breakfast food for supper. Pancakes, bacon and eggs, omelets, and even waffles sometimes
This really isn’t even a recipe, it’s more like an explanation of how to put simple ingredients together and make a quick meal. It’s like a sandwich, but makes you feel like you actually cooked.
Egg Bagels are easy enough to make that you can ditch the frozen variety. If you want a frozen breakfast sandwich, why not just make your own and freeze them. I would wait to add the cheese until the Canadian bacon and egg were completely cool. I would also skip the microwave step until the day I was ready to eat it.
These can be made with English muffins as well, but I think that the bagels hold up better.
Sausage, bacon, or any other meat can also be used. And really, you could lose the meat all together, or the egg, and even the cheese. But, if you take enough stuff off of the bagel, you might as well just toast it and cover it with butter or cream cheese.
Toasted buttered bagels are also good covered with homemade honey peanut butter. Many “midnight” snacks have taken this form over the years at my house. Simple really is my style.Print
Bagel with Egg Sandwich
Breakfast Sandwich that is great for breakfast, dinner, or snack. Make extras for a quick breakfast solution.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 1 Bagel
- Category: Breakfast
- Method: Stovetop
- 1 Bagel
- 1 tablespoon Butter
- 3 slices Canadian bacon
- 1 large Egg
- 1 slice American Cheese
- Split bagel and toast to a light to medium brown. Set aside.
- In a small skillet, melt butter over medium high heat.
- Warm Canadian bacon in skillet and place on one side of toasted bagel.
- In the same skillet, add the egg. Break the yolk and fry until the egg can be flipped.
- Carefully flip the egg and finish cooking the egg. Place cooked egg on top of the Canadian bacon.
- Immediately top with cheese slice. I usually tear the cheese in half and crisscross it over the top.
- Top with remaining bagel half.
- Wrap in a paper towel.
- Place in microwave and cook on high for 15 to 30 seconds, or until cheese just starts to melt.
2 slices of cooked bacon, 1 cooked sausage patty, or any other meat can be substituted.
American cheese can be substituted with any cheese of your choosing.
Use different combination of meats and cheese to suit you needs.
Nutritional data uses 1 standard bagel with 270 calories, and 1 ounce Canadian bacon. Bagels vary widely by nutritional content, as does Canadian bacon slices, please adjust accordingly.
- Serving Size: 1
- Calories: 517
- Sugar: 6 g
- Sodium: 1573 mg
- Fat: 17.6 g
- Saturated Fat: 8.1 g
- Carbohydrates: 60 g
- Fiber: 2 g
- Protein: 31.2 g
- Cholesterol: 243 mg
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