Breakfast Grilled Cheese is my crunchy, cheesy, and creamy fast dinner reward for a happy long day! Because I am a chiropractor by day and food blogger at night, I like to test all my recipes after work to make sure they are quick and easy. This one is not only simple but feels special because its creamy eggs are for dinner.
Anytime I eat this I think of growing up in NJ. The land of diners! I would get a super cheesy grilled cheese with the 2 egg special all the time (scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, and coffee). I am going to teach you a trick to perfect crispy crust, that I learned from my days hanging out at the NJ diners.
The Ultimate Tip For the Crispiest Grilled Cheese Crust:
- Heat up a skillet at medium heat.
- Brush the outside of the bread with lots mayonnaise (Try this Japanese Mayo it is tangier and addictive).
- Place grilled cheese on dry pan.
- Cook approximately 2 minutes per side.
- Every bite will give you that crunchy bite!
Two of my other favorite Grilled Cheese Recipes:
Here is a great nonstick pan I recommend: Click Here
If you want to use a panini press, this is the one I recommend!
- 5 eggs
- 1 handful chives (chopped)
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 shakes hot sauce
- 1 tablespoon sour cream
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 4 slices sourdough bread
- 4 tablespoons mayonaise
- 4 slices sharp cheddar cheese
First, place the eggs in a bowl and whisk to combine. Then add chives and mix (Do not season the eggs with salt, as this will prevent them from getting creamy when cook).
Next, turn a non stick pan to low heat and add 2 tablespoons of butter and the eggs. Let the eggs cook for one minute (without string) or until you see small curds form.
Now, mix the eggs for 30 seconds more. The eggs should look wet but scrambled.
Finally, take off the heat. Add hot sauce, sour cream, and salt. Mix to combine and set aside.
First, clean the pan used for eggs and turn to medium heat.
Now spread mayo on all sides of 4 slices of bread. Place the bread on cutting board and add the 4 slices of cheese to each slices of bread.
Next, add eggs to two piece of cheese covered bread and form sandwich with cheese sides on the inside.
Now, place the grilled cheese in the pan for approximately 2 minutes (at the 2 minute mark peak under to see if bread is golden and flip). Cook for 2 more minutes on the other side.
Finally cut and enjoy!
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