Friday, January 1

Fried Egg Sandwich – the perfect hangover breakfast

I recently bought the Martha Stewart Living Cookbook: The New Classics and once I saw this recipe, I knew I had to make it. New years day was the perfect opportunity after a long night of celebrating until 4 am! I surprisingly woke up at a reasonable hour, and this was exactly what I needed — fried cheesy bread topped with a fried egg. I used multigrain bread instead of white because thats what I had at home. I also used sharp white cheddar instead of gruyere or fontina, and arugula instead of fresh oregano. This sandwich is easily adaptable to whatever you have lying around the kitchen, so be creative! That's the beauty of sandwiches after all.
Fried Egg Sandwich
serves 2
4 slices of bread, I kept the crusts on but you can cut them off if you'd like
3 eggs
splash of milk
a few slices of white cheddar
a few arugula leaves
salt and pepper
chives optional

1 Prepare two sandwiches with a few slices of cheddar, some leaves of arugula, and salt and pepper. 
2 In a small bowl, whisk 1 egg with a splash of milk. Heat a pan with olive oil over medium heat.
3 Dip the two sandwiches into the egg mixture and let the excess drip. Pan fry the two sandwiches until golden brown and the cheese is melted. Set sandwiches aside on plates.
4 Crack the two remaining eggs into the pan, until the white is set but the yolks are still runny.
5 Top the sandwiches with the fried eggs and serve. Garnish with chives (optional)


Leslie said...

Yes..I would agree, the perfect food for a hangover aside from a Big Mac!!!

KennyT said...

This is a wonderful midnight snack! Happy New Year, Zoe!

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

That looks really scrumptious!

Happy New Year!



♥peachkins♥ said...

Indeed this is a good breakfast!

Erin said...

Happy New Year! This sandwich looks great, and so easily adaptable. I'm impressed you made breakfast the next morning. We were also out until about 4, and the next morning all I could muster was leftovers from the night before :) I agree eggs are best after a night out!

ketchuptochutney said...

Saw this this morning and thought it looked good enough to try!! We used grainy bread, dried oregano, and gruyere! Yum! Good call on this one!

Dairy Free Betty said...

yummy!! looks so good!!

sweetbird said...

Oh man that looks good. Though, I'd definitely have to find someone else to prepare it for me were I hungover - the extent of my abilities at that point is hugging a bottle of Gatorade.

Jara said...

what a wonderfully simple recipe. love your site, so clean and refreshing looking. have a happy new year!

Dana said...

That is so what I needed after our wine-soaked New Year's Eve. I made a fried egg over hash but I think I needed the cheesy bread to soak up some of the alcohol! Looks terrific. And I love that cookbook.

Olga said...

I'm never hung over, but I would love to have this for breakfast!

Jennie said...

This sounds like the perfect hangover cure! The cheesy bread sounds sooo good!

Dawn said...

I completely agree. You can't go wrong with egg, cheese and bread. Along with some coffee and of course lots of water!

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