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Crispy Pan-Fried Egg and Cheese Sandwich Three Ways

on November 14, 2023
last updated June 25, 2024
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Tailor your breakfast to your taste with this recipe for how to make an egg and cheese sandwich three ways!
Epic breakfast sandwich sliced in half and stacked on a plate.

Craving a classic breakfast sandwich to start your day? This recipe for a delicious Egg and Cheese Sandwich gives you three ways to make this crispy, buttery, cheesy sandwich your way at home.

Whether you want it with a scrambled egg or fried egg, paired down or with all the fixin’s, I’ve got everything you need in this post. You’ll learn the most seamless way to make an egg and cheese breakfast sandwich with just one pan.

And regardless of the variation you choose, you’re guaranteed a crispy, buttery bread exterior and gooey melty cheese in the center of your egg sandwich creation.

Close up of loaded breakfast sandwich with avocado, cheese, egg, onions, and spicy mayo.

As an environmental scientist, I try hard to make informed decisions when it comes to sourcing ingredients—especially when those ingredients have a higher impact on the environment like fish, dairy, and eggs (and meat, if you’re a meat eater!).

I love eggs in all ways, whether fried, poachedboiled, or scrambled. Knowing how to prepare eggs can add so much flavor to your breakfast and beyond!

And as a pescatarian, eggs are a great source of protein in my diet, especially on days when I’m not eating fish. All that being said, the quality of the eggs you purchase can make a difference to your ecological footprint!

Green tip: Look for pasture-raised eggs (over free-range or cage-free) to support agriculture that is less reliant on chemicals and fossil fuels.

Egg and Cheese Sandwich Ingredients


Here’s everything you need for the Classic Fried Egg and Cheese Sandwich:

  • Bread of choice. Any sandwich bread will do. From white bread to wheat bread to sourdough, I’ve had a variation of this sandwich on a wide variety of different breads and it’s always good! You can even make your own sandwich bread!
  • Butter. To spread on your bread. I like to use salted butter for more flavor.
  • Olive oil. To fry your egg in.
  • Egg. For this version you will fry your egg to your liking. You can make it sunny side up, over easy, over medium or over hard. More on that later.
  • Salt & pepper. To season your eggs.
  • Cheddar cheese. Sliced for your sandwich. You can also use Havarti, Gruyere, Swiss, Gouda, or even Mozzarella.
all ingredients for classic fried egg and cheese breakfast sandwich - cheddar cheese, salt, pepper, bread, olive oil, butter, egg

Here’s everything you need for the Classic Scrambled Egg and Cheese Sandwich:

  • Bread. As mentioned above, the choice of bread is up to you! In the sandwiches pictured, I just used Italian bread.
  • Butter. I like to use salted butter. You’ll need it to coat the pan to scramble your eggs in and to spread on your bread to pan fry it.
  • Eggs. Scrambled to your liking. I like to keep them slightly underdone and soft.
  • Salt & pepper. To season your scrambled eggs.
  • Cheddar cheese. Cheddar is my preference for this classic, but you can use any delicious melty cheese.
all ingredients for scrambled egg and cheese sandwich - cheddar cheese, bread, eggs, pepper, salt, butter

And finally, here are all the ingredients for the Epic Loaded Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich:

  • Bread. Use your favorite or whatever you have in your pantry.
  • Butter. To scramble your eggs in and to spread on your bread to toast it in a pan.
  • Egg. I scrambled two eggs using the same technique above for my loaded egg & cheese sandwich, but you can also fry up an egg if you prefer!
  • Salt & pepper. To season the eggs and avocado.
  • Onion. Fried onion adds tons of flavor and texture to this breakfast sandwich.
  • Mayonnaise & sriracha. A quick and easy two ingredient spicy mayo to elevate your sandwich.
  • Avocado. You’ll mash it up and spread it on your bread for that added creaminess that avocado provides.
ingredients for Epic Loaded Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich - eggs, butter, pepper, avocado, salt, mayonnaise, bread, onion, cheddar, sriracha

How to Make a Classic Fried Egg and Cheese Sandwich


Butter the Bread and Get the Oil Hot First

Spread the butter in a thin, even layer across one side each of both slices of bread. Then, set the bread aside until you are ready to assemble your egg and cheese sandwich.

Then, add the oil to a frying pan over medium heat. Allow the oil to get hot for a couple of minutes and tilt the pan from side to side to coat the bottom in a layer of hot oil.

Adding oil to a frying pan to get it hot before frying an aegg on it.
Allow the oil to get hot before tilting the pan to coat it in an even layer of oil.

How to Fry an Egg for a Cheesy Breakfast Sandwich

Once the oil is hot, crack your egg into the pan. If you’re known to drop a few eggshells in when you crack your eggs, you can always crack the egg into a separate little bowl or ramekin and then slide it into the pan.

Season the egg with salt and pepper and fry over medium heat to your preference. If you like your eggs sunny side up, fry it until the egg whites are opaque, without ever flipping it.

For over easy eggs (this is my preference!), fry until the egg white are opaque, then remove the pan from the heat, flip, and allow to cook in the residual heat on the pan for a minute or two.

Over easy eggs will have a runny yolk with a well-done white and is cooked on both sides. For over medium, give it an extra couple of minutes on the second side.

If you want an over hard egg, fry until egg whites are opaque, flip, and fry over medium heat on the second side until the edges start to turn golden brown. The yolk should be cooked all the way through.

For more detailed information on each of these temperatures for fried eggs, check out this detailed recipe for 5-Minute Over Hard Eggs.

Egg cracked in a hot pan with oil topped with salt and pepper.
Crack your egg into the pan and season with salt and pepper.
Egg frying in a hot pan with oil after flipping.
If you’re not frying your egg sunny side up, flip and season the second side. Fry to your preferred temperature and set aside.

How to Assemble a Cheese and Fried Egg Sandwich

Once your egg is fried and set aside, all that’s left to do is assemble your fried egg and cheese sandwich!

If you don’t want excess oil, you can wipe the pan at this point with a paper towel, but this step is optional.

I like to assemble the sandwich right there in the pan, so it can start to fry as I stack it. With the pan still over medium heat, add a slice of bread to the center of the pan, buttered side down.

Then, layer your cheese on top. Next comes the egg. And finally, transform your stack into a sandwich by adding the top slice of bread. This one should be buttered side up.

Once the bottom slice of bread is golden brown, flip the whole sandwich and allow it to fry on the second side. By the time you’re done, both slices of bread should be toasty, and the cheese should be melted.

Buttered bread toasting in a pan with buttered side down.
Add a slice of bread to the hot pan buttered side down.
Cheese on top of bread to build a breakfast sandwich in the pan as the bottom half fries.
Stack the cheese on top.
Fried egg stacked on top of cheese and bread frying in a pan.
Then, add the egg.
Topping fried egg and cheese sandwich with second piece of bread, buttered side up.
Lay the second slice of bread on top buttered side up.
Fried sandwich with egg and cheese still in the frying pan.
Flip and fry until both sides are golden brown.
Fried egg and cheese sandwich sliced in half and served stacked on a white plate.
Slice and serve!

How to Make a Classic Scrambled Egg and Cheese Sandwich


Divy Up the Butter

For the scrambled egg version, it only differs very slightly from the fried egg version. For one, I recommend scrambling up two eggs for the best bread to egg to cheese ratios, whereas with the fried version, I feel like one is enough!

And secondly, we’re nixing the oil for all butter to scramble your eggs in. Use about 1 tablespoon of butter to spread on your bread and use the rest to coat your pan.

Over medium heat, melt the butter and tilt the pan to coat the bottom with an even layer of melted butter.

Using two tablespoons of butter to spread across two slices of bread and one tablespoon of butter to coat a frying pan.
Use about half of the butter to coat one side of both sliced of bread and get the rest hot in a frying pan over medium heat.

How to Prep for the Best Scrambled Eggs

Meanwhile, crack the eggs into a shallow bowl and season them with salt and pepper. Use a fork or whisk to beat the eggs until the egg yolks and whites are well-combined and smooth.

Once the butter is hot and coating the pan, pour the eggs into the center.

Adding salt to eggs in a bowl to season them before scrambling them.
Add the eggs to shallow bowl and season with salt and pepper.
Pouring beaten eggs into a pan with hot butter to scramble.
Beat the eggs until smooth and pour into the pan.

How to Scramble Eggs to fit a Breakfast Sandwich

The eggs will spread out to coat the pan. Wait for about 30 seconds or until the outer edges start to cook. Then, take a spatula and start to push the eggs around the pan.

As they cook and start to firm up, fold the outer edges of the scrambled eggs into the center. The goal is to form a roughly rectangular shape about the same size of your bread so it fits snuggly in between two slices.

I like to leave my eggs slightly underdone for a soft scramble, but make them how you like them! For more info on soft scrambled eggs, check out this article on The Best Soft Scrambled Eggs Hacks and Technique.

Then, slide the eggs off the pan onto a plate until it’s time to add it to your sandwich.

Forming scrambled eggs into a shape that is roughly the same as a slice of bread so that they fit nicely into a breakfast sandwich.
As the eggs cook, fold the outer corners over the center, shaping the eggs to fit nicely inside your sandwich.

How to Assemble a Cheese and Scrambled Egg Sandwich

Once your egg is scrambled and set aside, all that’s left to do is assemble your sandwich!

Add one of the two slices of bread buttered side down to the center of the pan still over medium heat. Then, stack your cheese on top. The scrambled eggs come next.

Top the second slice of bread on top, this time the buttered side up. All the while, the bottom slice of bread will be toasting.

Once it’s golden brown, flip the whole sandwich and continue to fry until both slices of bread are golden brown and the cheese is gooey and melted.

Placing a slice of buttered bread onto a hot frying pan to toast.
With the pan still hot, add one slice of bread buttered side down.
Slices of cheddar cheese stacked on top of buttered bread toasting in a frying pan.
Layer the cheese slices on top of the bread.
Layering cooked scrambled eggs on top of cheese to assembled breakfast sandwich in frying pan.
Slide the scrambled eggs off the plate and onto the cheese.
Topping egg and cheese sandwich with a second slice of buttered bread to complete.
Top it with the second slice of bread, buttered side up.
Frying a scrambled egg breakfast sandwich in a pan on the second side.
Flip it and fry again until both sides are golden brown.
Scrambled egg and cheddar cheese breakfast sandwich sliced in half with two halves stacked atop one another on a plate.
Slice and serve hot!

How to Make an Epic Loaded Egg and Cheese Sandwich


Start Your Quick Caramelized Onions First

So, we covered the classics, now we’re adding a few more steps to make your egg and cheese sandwich epic!

For this one, I decided to scramble the eggs, mostly because it’s a little less messy. But now that you have the technique for both a fried and scrambled egg and cheese sandwich, you can opt to sub the scrambled eggs here for a fried egg.

Either way, start with the onions. Cut a yellow onion in half, and then half again. Grab one of those quarters, cut out the core if need be, and peel off and discard the outermost paper-thin layer.

Then, you can lay it flat on your chopping board and slice it thin. Finally, pull the layers apart and your ready to fry them.

Use half of the butter to spread across your bread, just on one side. Then, add the rest of the butter to a frying pan.

Get the butter hot in the pan over medium heat and add your onion slices. Allow the onion to fry in the butter over medium heat for 5 minutes without touching them.

Then, push them around in the pan. Add two tablespoons of water and continue to cook until the liquid burns off and your left with a nice golden color. Then, set the fried onions aside.

One quarter of an onion peeled and sliced.
Peel and slice a quarter of an onion.
Sliced onion caramelizing in a pan.
Fry the onions in the butter, adding a little bit of water to soften and brown them.

Whip Up Your Breakfast Sauce and Smash Your Avocado

While your onions are cooking, prep your other flavor-boosters. In one small bowl or ramekin, combine the mayonnaise and Sriracha until smooth.

In a second small bowl or ramekin, add half an avocado and season with salt and pepper. Use a fork to mash it and mix it until smooth and spreadable.

Set them aside until you assemble the sandwich later.

Stirring sriracha into mayonnaise to spread across an egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.
Mix together the mayonnaise and Sriracha.
Smashed avocado seasoned with salt and pepper for an epic egg and cheese sandwich.
Season half an avocado and mash with a fork.

How to Save Half an Avocado

Since this recipe only calls for half an avocado, we can’t let the second half go to waste! When you cut the avocado in half and open it up, the pit will stay in one half.

Use the half without the pit, and save the half with the pit.

The best way to save it is to place it in a bowl or Tupperware and add water, just enough to cover the avocado.

This tricks the avocado into thinking it’s still whole! Cover and place in the refrigerator. It will keep this way for up to 72 hours.

When you’re ready to eat it, drain the water and discard the pit. If the very top layer gets a little mushy from the water, simply scrape it off.

Covering half an avocado with water in a bowl to save it for later.
Store the half with the pit in a bowl with water in the refrigerator to keep it for 72 hours.

Add Your Spreads to Your Bread

Turn the slices of bread over so they are buttered side down.

On one slice, spread the spicy mayo in a generous layer. On the second slice, spread the smashed avocado.

One slice of bread with butter on one side and spicy mayonnaise on the other, and a second slice of bread with butter on one side and smashed avocado on the other.

Prepare Your Egg Next

Once your onions are fried and you remove them from your pan, use the residual butter in the pan to cook the eggs.

Beat them in a shallow bowl with a fork or whisk first, and season them with salt and pepper. Make sure the eggs are fully combined with the whites before adding them to the hot pan.

Push the eggs around the pan until they start to get firm, then fold the outer edges over the center to shape the eggs to fit perfectly inside your sandwich.

If you want a fried egg instead of scrambled eggs, simply add a dash of oil and fry your egg to your preferred temperature. Don’t forget to season your fried egg with salt and pepper!

Once your egg(s) are cooked, slide them off the pan and set them aside.

Using a fork to beat eggs in a bowl with salt and pepper.
Beat the eggs in a shallow bowl and season with salt and pepper.
Scrambling an egg with a spatula, folding the eggs over to shape them to fit nicely into a sandwich.
Scramble the eggs in the residual butter from frying the onions, shaping them to easily fit inside your sandwich.

How to Assemble an Epic Egg and Cheese Sandwich

Now that all of your components are ready, is time to assemble your breakfast!

With the pan still over medium heat, add the bread with the avocado to the pan, butter side down. Then, stack the cheese on top of the avocado.

Add the egg on top of the cheese and layer the fried onions on top. Then, add the bread with the spicy mayo on top, this time with the butter facing up.

Once your bottom slice of bread is nice and toasted, flip the sandwich and continue to fry for another 3-5 minutes. When you’re done, both slices of bread should be golden brown and the cheese should be melted.

Bread with smashed avocado frying in a hot pan with butter.
Place the bread with the mashed avocado onto the hot pan with the buttered side down.
Cheddar cheese slices stacked on top of toasting bread with smashed avocado.
Layer the sliced cheese on top of the avocado.
Adding scrambled egg on top of cheddar cheese on smashed avocado spread on toasting bread.
Add the egg on top of the cheese.
Bread frying in a pan stacked with smashed avocado, cheddar cheese, scrambled eggs, and caramelized onions.
Top the egg with the fried onions.
Topping breakfast sandwich with final slice of bread with spicy mayo on it.
Place the spicy mayo slice on top of the onions, buttered side up.
Epic breakfast sandwich still in a frying pan toasted until golden brown.
Flip and fry on the second side until golden brown and cheese is melted.

How to Serve Your Breakfast Sandwich

Any or the three variations of egg and cheese sandwich detailed here are delicious, hearty, and filling enough to serve as a complete breakfast on their own.

Still if you’re looking for some inspiration for serving, here are some of my favorite accompaniments:

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What goes well on an egg and cheese sandwich?

An egg and cheese sandwich is typically made with either a fried or scrambled egg and cheddar cheese on a pan-fried sandwich. Here are some of my favorite add-ins to elevate your classic egg and cheese:

Loaded egg and cheese sandwich with avocado, onions, and spicy mayo.

Storing and Make Ahead Instructions for an Egg and Cheese Sandwich

If you have leftovers of the classic egg and cheese (either scrambled or fried!), wrap it or store it in an airtight container and store it in the fridge for up to 5 days).

The best way to reheat it is to wrap it in aluminum foil and place in a preheated 350°F oven for 10-15 minutes. You can easily make these ahead of time and reheat them this way.

You can also prep the eggs and assemble your sandwich without frying it. Wrap that up and store it for up to 5 days, and just fry on both sides when you’re ready to eat it.

Unfortunately, if you do make the version with the mashed avocado, it will likely brown before you can eat any leftovers. But if you leave the avocado off and make a version with the fried onions and spicy mayo, that too will last up to 5 days.

Green tip: Of the billions of tons of food wasted annually, 50% of food waste happens at home. Reduce your contribution to food waste by properly storing and consuming leftovers.

Why You Should Make this Breakfast Sandwich with Egg and Cheese


  • It’s cheesy! The buttery golden brown bread and melty cheese can only be elevated by the addition of egg.
  • It’s filling. No better way to start the day than with a protein-packed, cheesy sandwich!
  • It’s versatile! The three ways I described here are just a start to all the different preparations and variations of egg and cheese sandwich you can concoct! Make it your own and have it your way!

If you’re loving this Egg and Cheese Sandwich recipe and want more cheesy breakfast recipes, check out this Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito and 15-Minute Naan Breakfast Pizza.

Epic breakfast sandwich sliced in half and stacked on a plate.

Crispy Pan-Fried Egg and Cheese Sandwich Three Ways

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Tailor your breakfast to your taste with this recipe for how to make an egg and cheese sandwich three ways! From classic fried and classic scrambled to an epic loaded version, you'll find what you need in this post.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 sandwich

Equipment

Ingredients
 
 

Classic Fried Egg and Cheese Sandwich

  • 2 slices bread of choice
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Classic Scrambled Egg and Cheese Sandwich

  • 2 slices bread of choice
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese

Epic Loaded Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

  • ¼ large yellow onion
  • 2 slices bread of choice
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • ½ large hass avocado
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha (or equivalent)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

Classic Fried Egg and Cheese Sandwich

  • Spread the butter evenly over one side of each slice of bread and set aside.
    Two slices of sandwich bread with a generous amount of butter spread across it.
  • Add the oil to a frying pan and allow to get hot for about 2 minutes over medium heat, tilting the pan so that the pan is evenly covered in a thin layer of oil.
  • Crack the egg into the pan with the hot oil and season with salt and pepper. Fry egg to your preference (sunny side up, over easy, over hard), then remove the egg from the pan. If you don't want excess oil in the pan, you can wipe it now with a paper towel (or you can just leave it!).
    Egg with salt and pepper frying in oil on a frying pan.
  • Still over medium heat, place one slice of buttered bread on the pan, with the buttered side face down, directly touching the pan.
    Buttered bread frying in a pan over medium heat.
  • Place the cheese on top of the bread in the pan.
    Cheddar cheese layered on buttered bread frying in a hot pan.
  • Next, add your fried egg on top of the cheese.
    Fried egg stacked on top of cheddar cheese on toasting bread.
  • Finally, add the second slice of bread on top, buttered side up. Fry for about 3-5 minutes until the bottom slice of bread is golden brown.
    Fried egg and cheese sandwich cooking in a frying pan.
  • Then, flip the breakfast sandwich and fry on the second side until both pieces of bread are toasted and golden brown and the cheese is melted.
    Fried egg and cheddar cheese sandwich cooking in a frying pan.
  • Slice in half and serve hot. Enjoy!
    Fried egg and cheese sandwich sliced in half and stacked on a plate.

Classic Scrambled Egg and Cheese Sandwich

  • Use about 1 tablespoon of butter to spread evenly over one side of each slice of bread and set aside. Add the remaining tablespoon of butter to a frying pan over medium heat and allow the butter to melt. Tilt the pan as needed to spread the melted butter across the pan, so you're left with an even layer of butter lining the pan.
    Two slices of sandwich bread with a generous amount of butter spread across it.
  • To a mixing bowl, add the eggs, salt, and pepper. Use a fork or whisk to beat the eggs until smooth. The whites and the yolks should be fully combined.
    Eggs, salt, and pepper that have been beaten with a fork in a bowl.
  • Pour the beaten eggs into the center of the hot pan with the butter. Watch as it spreads out across the bottom of the pan. If need be, slightly tilt the pan back and forth until the egg is in an even layer across the whole pan. Wait about 30 seconds until the edges start to cook, then use a spatula to push the eggs around the pan. As they become firm, start to fold the outer edges inward, bringing the scrambled eggs into the center of the pan and folding them until they are roughly the same shape and size of your bread. Then, slide the eggs off the pan and set aside.
    Scrambled eggs in the center of a frying pan, cooked and formed into roughly the shape of a slice of bread.
  • Still over medium heat, place one of your slices of buttered bread on the pan, with the buttered side face down.
    Butter bread on a hot pan with the buttered side face down.
  • Layer the cheese on top of the bread that is in the pan.
    Buttered bread frying in a pan with two slices of cheese placed on top.
  • Next, add the scrambled egg on top of the cheese.
    Scrambled egg layered on top of cheese and bread frying in a pan.
  • Form your sandwich by adding the second slice of bread on top, buttered side up. Fry like this for about 3-5 minutes until the bottom slice of bread is golden brown.
    Egg and cheese sandwich frying on the first side in a pan.
  • Then, flip your breakfast sandwich to fry on the second side until both pieces of bread are toasted and golden brown and the cheese is nice and melty.
    Egg and cheese sandwich frying in a pan, just after flipping to cook on both sides.
  • Slice in half and enjoy hot.
    Classic scrambled egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Epic Loaded Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

  • Slice the onion thin. Start by using about 1 tablespoon of butter to spread evenly over one side of both pieces of bread.
    Two slices of bread with even layer of butter and chopping board with sliced onions.
  • Add the remaining butter to a frying pan and allow it to melt over medium heat. Once melted, tilt the pan to coat the bottom in butter. Add the onions to the pan and fry over medium heat. Leave them for 5 full minutes without touching them. Then, add 2 tablespoons of water, and stir the onions. Continue to fry until the water cooks off. Then, set the onions aside and return the pan back to the heat.
    Sliced onions frying in a pan over medium heat.
  • Grab two small bowls or ramekins. In one, add ½ an avocado, a pinch of salt, and a pinch of pepper. Use a fork to smash the avocado and set aside. To the second bowl, add the mayonnaise and Sriracha and stir to combine.
    One small ramekin with smashed avocado seasoned with salt and pepper next to a second mannequin with spicy mayo.
  • Flip the buttered bread so that they are buttered side down. To one slice, add the smashed avocado. To the other slice, add the spicy mayonnaise. Set the bread aside until you're ready to assemble your sandwiches.
    Two slices of bread, one with smashed avocado and one with spicy mayonnaise.
  • To a mixing bowl, add the eggs, salt, and pepper. Use a fork or whisk to beat the eggs until the whites and the yolks are well-combined.
    Egg whites and yolks beaten together with a fork in a bowl.
  • Add the eggs to the center of the hot pan. If need be, slightly tilt the pan back and forth until the egg is in an even layer across the whole pan. Wait about 30 seconds until the edges start to cook, then use a spatula to push the eggs around the pan. As they become firm, start to fold the outer edges inward, bringing the scrambled eggs into the center of the pan and shaping them until they are roughly the same shape and size of your bread. Then, slide the eggs off the pan and set aside.
    Scrambled eggs in the center of a pan, cooked and folded to be roughly the same size of sandwich bread.
  • With the pan still over medium heat, place the slice of bread with the smashed avocado in the pan, buttered side down.
    Slice of buttered bread in a pan buttered side down and smashed avocado side up.
  • Place the cheese on top of the smashed avocado on the bread in the pan.
    Sliced cheese stacked on top of bread with smashed avocado in a pan.
  • Then, add the scrambled egg on top of the cheese.
    Scrambled egg layered on top of sliced cheddar cheese on top of smashed avocado on bread.
  • Next, layer the fried onions on top.
    Fried onions stacked on top of scrambled eggs, cheese, smashed avocado, and a slice of bread.
  • Finally, add the spicy-mayo bread on top, buttered side up. Fry like this for about 3-5 minutes until the bottom slice of bread is golden brown.
    Epic egg and cheese sandwich with spicy mayo, avocado, and onions, frying in a pan.
  • Then, flip your loaded breakfast sandwich to fry on the second side until both pieces of bread are toasted and golden brown and the cheese is melted.
    Epic egg and cheese breakfast sandwich frying in a pan.
  • Slice in half and serve. Enjoy hot.
    Epic breakfast sandwich sliced in half and stacked on a plate.

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Diet Vegetarian
Keyword 30 Minutes or Less, Breakfast, Breakfast Sandwich, Cheese, Egg and Cheese Sandwich, Eggs, Sandwich
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