If you're seeking comfort food for breakfast, try this twist on a grilled cheese sandwich with tomato. Add your favorite melty cheeses or try a more traditional good ol' American cheese. Either way, the tasty eggs, bacon, cheese and tomatoes will definitely leave you feeling comfort (actually, it will leave you feeling DISCOMFORT from a super full belly!!). —Rebecca Wenstrup
diced heirloom tomatoes (or other sweet varietal)
fresh ground pepper
slices sourdough bread
cheese, sliced (gruyere and cheddar, or other favorite cheese)
In This Recipe
In a flat skillet, fry the bacon until crispy. Remove from heat and place on paper towel covered plate to drain. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, jalapeno, tomatoes, thyme, salt and pepper. Scramble all of the ingredients until well mixed. Heat a second skillet, preferably non-stick, and add the egg scramble. Cook until fluffy. In a third flat skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat and grill 2 sourdough slices on one side until golden brown (use a bacon press or grill weight to help the grilling process). Flip the slices and add cheese slices, covering the bread as evenly as possible. Grill for 2-3 minutes until the cheese softens. Remove from grill and add 2 remaining sourdough slices and lightly grill one side for 2 minutes. Carefully add even amounts of egg scramble and bacon on top of each slice, and top with cheese melted slice of bread. Grill on each side for another 1-2 minutes or until cheese melts to your liking. Enjoy warm and with a tall glass of mimosa or coffee. You'll be full of comfort (and food) for quite a while!