Brunch Eggs on English Muffins

Breakfast ready in 25 minutes! Serve these brunch eggs and bacon on toasted English muffins, topped with a cheesy basil and red pepper sauce - a hearty dish.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
teaspoon butter or margarine
2
teaspoons all-purpose flour
1/2
cup milk
1/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
2
teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
Dash of ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
English muffins, split
4
thin slices fully cooked Canadian-style bacon (2 oz)
8
eggs, beaten
Freshly ground pepper

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Steps

  • 1 In 1-quart nonstick saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour; remove from heat. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in cheeses, basil and red pepper; keep warm.
  • 2 Toast English muffins. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until brown on both sides. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  • 3 Heat same skillet over medium heat. Pour eggs into skillet. As mixture begins to set at bottom and side, gently lift cooked portions with spatula so that thin, uncooked portion can flow to bottom. Avoid constant stirring. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until eggs are thickened throughout but still moist.
  • 4 Place 1 slice bacon on each muffin half. Top with eggs. Spoon about 2 tablespoons sauce over eggs. Sprinkle with pepper.
  • 1 In 1-quart nonstick saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour; remove from heat. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in cheeses, basil and red pepper; keep warm.
  • 2 Toast English muffins. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until brown on both sides. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  • 3 Heat same skillet over medium heat. Pour eggs into skillet. As mixture begins to set at bottom and side, gently lift cooked portions with spatula so that thin, uncooked portion can flow to bottom. Avoid constant stirring. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until eggs are thickened throughout but still moist.
  • 4 Place 1 slice bacon on each muffin half. Top with eggs. Spoon about 2 tablespoons sauce over eggs. Sprinkle with pepper.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Try reduced-fat cheese for a lower-fat sauce.

Round out this hearty dish with fresh fruit, coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
445mg
445%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.