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Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwich

There’s two things right now that I know my son will eat all day right now – Grilled cheese sandwiches. He’s recently found a love for grilled cheese, and there’s not a morning he wont NOT eat eggs. So why not combine the two and make a grilled cheese breakfast sandwich with egg and bacon?

Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich - Dad With A Pan

These bad boys are loaded with colby cheddar cheese, a freshly folded (I use the term “folded” loosely) and pre-cooked bacon making this a pretty simple and fast breakfast to make if you have your kitchen multi-tasking skills honed!

Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich - Dad With A PanWhat really makes this grilled cheese breakfast sandwich stand on its own isn’t so much the contents, but the quality of the bread. I found this new “artisan” white bread at the grocery store on sale, and it’s so soft and butter it just melts in your mouth. It’s perfect for making grilled cheese with! So make sure not to skimp on the quality of the bread!

Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich - Dad With A Pan

I made the decision to use pre-cooked bacon rather than cooking some up myself. Not so much for flavor reasonings, but to save some time. If you have time go for it, or just make some extra with breakfast the day before, OR just by the pre-cooked stuff. No judging here, just trying to get breakfast on the table in no time!

Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich - Dad With A Pan

I can’t even begin to tell how how much thisĀ grilled cheese breakfast sandwich hit the spot. The crunchy on the ouside, warm and gooey on the inside texture along with the smoky flavor from the bacon really makes you just close your eyes and go “ohhh yeah”. Oh yeah, and the kids love it. Don’t forget about that!

Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich - Dad With A Pan

So wether you have a late night craving, or looking for a quick and easy breakfast the whole family will enjoy, this has got to be on your top 5 list of things to make!

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On To The Recipe

Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
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Ingredients

  • 8 whole eggs
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 8 slices colby cheddar cheese
  • 12 strips cooked bacon
  • 8 slices thick sliced white bread

Instructions

  • whisk eggs, milk, salt and pepper.
  • in a large pan on medium heat, melt 1 tbsp butter and pour the egg mixture into the pan, rotating while it cooks, to make sure the egg cooks evenly.
  • When it begins to bubble flip and repeat. if it breaks don't worry, just try to keep them in large pieces. about 3 minutes on each side.
  • Place the cooked egg on a plate and clean that pan. Place cheese on each slice of bread, then enough egg to evenly cover the bread, along with 3 strips of bacon.
  • add a little butter on each slice of bread.
  • Cook on the same pan over medium heat. About 3 minutes on each side covered. Adding a little water to create steam will help melt the cheese faster.
  • Cut diagonally and serve. Enjoy!
    Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich - Dad With A Pan
Derek Campanile
Derek Campanile
I'm an IT professional by day. Home cook for the family by night. Follow my blog for easy to make recipes, how-to's and ideas to gather the family at the dinner table!