Comfort food…it comes in many forms, & more often than not, it’s very simple but delicious. One of my favorites is just a fried egg sandwich on soft buttered bread. For this version, I was looking for something a little more substantial to serve with soup for dinner. So while this isn’t really a recipe, I hope it’s a quick idea that you will enjoy as much as we did.
bacon lardons (fried bacon pieces), drained
shredded cheese of your choice
1 loaf of French bread, thickly sliced
Scramble one egg at a time, season with salt & pepper. Add the egg to a small omelette or crepe pan which has been lightly sprayed. Swirl the egg around the hot pan, so that it forms a thin egg layer. Cook, turn, & cook the other side, then remove to a plate. Continue this process until you have the desired number of cooked eggs, one per toast.
Butter the desired number of bread slices, place them on a cookie sheet, & bake in a hot oven until lightly toasted on top. Arrange an egg on each slice of toast, folding so they fit, & sprinkle with cheese, then top each with the bacon lardons. Place the open faced sandwiches back in the oven, and bake for a few minutes until the cheese has melted. Serve warm.
Buttered & toasted French bread is just the right touch & texture (with that toasted crunch) for this simple little sandwich. Serve for breakfast, brunch, lunch or a simple dinner. Enjoy!