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Fried Egg Sandwich sitting on a piece of wood cutting board.
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5 from 4 votes

Fried Egg Sandwich

Fried bacon, egg and cheese on toast makes for an easy sandwich.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 656kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp ketchup
  • 8 slices Texas Toast or any thick, hearty bread, toasted
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp butter softened
  • 8 slices bacon halved
  • 4 eggs
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat cook the bacon until barely crisp, about 5 minutes. Flip the bacon over, pushing two pieces next to each other to form a square, so you have four squares.
  • Crack the eggs into the middle of each square. Continue to cook the bacon and eggs until desired firmness. Just before they are done place a slice of cheese over each egg.
  • After the cheese has melted, place each egg on top of a piece of toasted bread. Season eggs with salt and pepper. Spread ketchup over remaining slices and place each slice of bread ketchup side down on top of eggs. Serve immediately.

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Notes

Don’t forget to use a sturdy thick-sliced bread for best results!
I love the egg a little runny for this sandwich, but you can cook it to your desired doneness. For a runny yolk, cook it until the whites are completely set, but the center is still jiggly.
If you want it more well done, place a lid over the pan for a minute or two – it will trap the heat and make it easier to cook the yolk until it’s soft and not runny.

Nutrition

Calories: 656kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 226mg | Sodium: 1006mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 645IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 13mg