Frico Fried Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwiches

It's egg sandwiched between cheese, sandwiched between bread. How fun is that?! This sandwich inside a sandwich is one breakfast recipe you'll be making on repeat.

Total Time:
20 mins
4 sandwiches


  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan or Grana Padano cheese (2 oz.)

  • 4 eggs

  • Salt and black pepper

  • 4 slices provolone cheese

  • 4 English muffins, split and toasted

  • ¼ cup thinly sliced dried tomatoes in olive oil

  • 1 cup baby arugula


  1. Heat a 12-inch griddle or nonstick skillet over low. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese into four 4-inch rounds onto hot griddle. Cook 1 minute or just until cheese begins to melt.

  2. Break eggs onto cheese rounds; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 4 to 5 minutes or until egg whites are completely set and yolks are desired doneness. Top with provolone cheese; cook 3 minutes or until melted.

  3. Layer English muffin bottoms with dried tomatoes. Add eggs, arugula, and muffin tops. Serve immediately.

    Frico Fried Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwiches
    Andy Lyons

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

380 Calories
18g Fat
35g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 380
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 207mg 69%
Sodium 760mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 259mg 20%
Iron 1.9mg 11%
Potassium 132mg 3%
Folate, total 53.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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