This is our Easter Sunday morning meal and it’s a crowd pleaser! If these look like a fast-food sandwich to you, that’s where the inspiration came from.
These are tasty and easy to make.
Egg, Ham, and Cheese Biscuit Sandwiches
- Biscuits :: These biscuits are not homemade but purchased from Trader Joe’s (national chain, U.S.). Check their refrigerator section for the canister of biscuits. You peel the outer paper and the can “pops” open. Unlike other brands, these are as healthy as I’d make them at home and much easier.
- Eggs :: With our backyard chickens in full laying mode, these have farm fresh eggs! The eggs are “fried” which is the favorite way to eat eggs around here. Start with a hot pan (I prefer cast iron) and a room temperature egg. Drizzle a little bit oil in the bottom of your pan and spread it around. Crack the egg right onto the pan and break the yolk with a fork and give it a little stir. Add black pepper, red pepper flakes, and spices if you like. Flip over when yolk starts to look firm and cook the other side. When done add…
- Cheese :: Sliced Tillamook cheddar is the choice for this sandwich. It melts nicely and is real cheese. Tillamook cheese is made with milk from cows not treated with artificial growth hormones. Have extra slices around for snacking.
- Ham :: Canadian bacon is brilliant in this sandwich but look for ham slices that are chemical free. New Season’s (local to Portland, OR market) and Trader Joe’s (national chain, U.S.) are both carrying an uncured ham for Easter. I like to buy extra of this to keep in my freezer since it’s not carried year round.
- Arugula :: Greenery is a nice addition here and I love arugula on this sandwich. Romaine lettuce or spinach works here, too, but the peppery flavor of arugula adds another flavor level to the sandwich.
Assemble the sandwiches, place on a baking sheet in a low temperature oven and cover until you have enough made for everyone. These are best served warm. Serve with a fruit smoothie or orange slices and you have a fabulous (and easy!) Easter brunch! Enjoy.
Do you serve an Easter brunch? What’s your Easter meal tradition?
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