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Croissant Egg/Egg Monster/Breakfast Feast!

I was looking to be glutenous on a Sunday morning way back when.  Well, I’m always looking to be glutenous on every Sunday morning.  I LOVE breakfast but sometimes have a hard time finding something different.  I wanted a breakfast platter of sorts and before I knew it I ended up with this feast!  I have never thought of having mushrooms as a side for bfast until traveling around Europe.  Many of the hotels offered this and as a mushroom lover I thought to myself, “why the ‘bleep’ haven’t I thought of this?! I eat mushrooms with everything!”  So, after beating myself up about it right, left, and center I decided this would now be a weekly staple.  What to add with this staple? Well, after being reminded of these amazing European hotels I was quickly reminded of the awesome croissants they served, next came the thought of eggs, then toast, fruit, and my mind soon arrived at the recipe platter below. Simple, quick, delicious, satisfying, and seemingly grander than it really is (who doesn’t love that?)… I present to you… drum roll please… “Croissant Egg/Egg Monster/Breakfast Feast!”

Croissant Egg Sandwich & Breakfast Feast!

Croissant Egg Sandwich & Breakfast Feast!

 

Croissant Egg/Egg Monster/Breakfast Feast!
Yields 2
A huge and hugely satisfying Sunday morning breakfast. Croissant Egg Sandwich, Egg Monster (hole in the middle), mushroom/ potato/fruit sides breakfast platter. Spoil your loved one, or heck, yourself!
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Total Time
15 min
Total Time
15 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 eggs
  2. 2 croissants
  3. 2 pieces delicious sandwich bread
  4. 2 slices cheese (I used white cheddar)
  5. 4 medium slices ripe & juice tomato
  6. Small handful of arugula
  7. 1/2 C mushrooms (I used oyster mushrooms)
  8. 1 Tbl fresh oregano - chopped (or 2 tsp dried oregano)
  9. Salt & pepper to taste
  10. Oil for pan
  11. 1 C fruit of your choice (I used diced melon & strawberries)
  12. Breakfast potatoes (find this recipe in my California Omelette with Homemade Breakfast Potatoes Recipe) or hash brown patties per plate
For the Croissant Sandwich
  1. Slice open croissants and top each with a piece of cheese, two slices of tomato, and arugula
  2. Scramble your 2 eggs with salt, pepper, and oregano (save some for mushrooms)
  3. Place eggs on top of croissant. Voila!
For the Egg Monster
  1. Cut a small & circular hole in each piece of bread
  2. In a heated pan, place bread & crack your egg in the hole (cook to desired temp) - sprinkle with salt and pepper. Done!
Mushrooms
  1. Heat pan with oil & throw in mushrooms. Add salt, pepper, and oregano. Cook for approximately 3-5 minutes depending on the type of mushrooms. Finished!
  2. Put each of the sandwiches on both plates
  3. Add potatoes, mushrooms, and fruit as a side
  4. Enjoy your feast!
Notes
  1. Serve with a nice Bellini or Kir Royal, an amazing cup of coffee, and you've started out your Sunday more than successfully! Now, you've guaranteed yourself an awesome day!
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