Sausage, Egg, and Cheese English Muffin Panini

 

Look, you guys. I know it’s not cool to eat at fast food restaurants, but sometimes I do it anyway.

I know. I’m gross and disgusting and you hate me.

I have the cheese touch. (If you don’t have children, you don’t know what I’m talking about. Even if you do have children, you probably don’t know what I’m talking about. This is okay. I’m used to that happening.)

I thought I’d take one of my beloved breakfast sandwiches (Sausage McMuffin with cheese, hold the creepy, rubbery egg, please) and fancy it up a bit.

I snagged some English Muffin bread from the bakery at my local grocery store. I’m not sure how widely available this is, but you can always go with sourdough bread if you don’t see the English Muffin variety or even try using an actual English Muffin! Then I fried up some sausage patties and a a few eggs. Popped it all into my panini maker with some white cheddar and had a super fancy food blog worthy breakfast that did not come from a drive through.

Sausage, Egg, and Cheese English Muffin Panini

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Ingredients

  • 4 slices English Muffin bread (or sourdough)
  • 1/2 pound country sausage, made into 2 large, thin patties
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 slices white cheddar cheese
  • butter, for buttering the bread

Instructions

  1. Preheat the panini maker (or just grill this like you would a grilled cheese sandwich) to hot/sear, depending on your machine.
  2. Cook the sauce over medium heat until cooked through.
  3. Fry the eggs over medium heat until cooked through.
  4. Butter one side of each slice of bread. Place two slices of bread, butter side down, on the panini maker and top each slice with cheddar, sausage, egg, and another slice of cheddar. Place the remaining bread slices, butter side up, on each sandwich.
  5. Close the panini maker and cook until the outsides are crispy and the cheese is melted.

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Disclaimer: The nutrition information presented below is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 1538kcal Calories from fat 954
% Daily Value
Total Fat 106g 163%
Saturated Fat 43g 215%
Transfat 2g
Cholesterol 593mg 198%
Sodium 3111mg 130%
Carbohydrate 61g 20%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 10g
Protein 85g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g