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Italian Bacon and Fried Egg Sandwiches

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Annacia *

By
@Annacia

A little Italian comfort please. These are substantial and delicious. I used turkey bacon that last time I made these and that worked fine but the panchetta is better if you have it.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

6
slices pancetta (italian bacon)
1 Tbsp
butter
4 slice
good quality bread (not that soft fluffy stuff)
4
thin slices provolone cheese
2
large eggs
1
small green onion, chopped
parmesan cheese shavings
6
fresh basil leaves

Step-By-Step

1Cook pancetta in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp.

Transfer to paper towels and reserve skillet with drippings.
2Melt butter in extra-large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Add 4 bread slices; top each with 1 provolone slices.

Sprinkle with black pepper.

Cook until cheese melts, 3 to 4 minutes.
3Meanwhile, heat skillet with drippings over medium heat.

Crack eggs into skillet; cook until whites are set but yolks are still runny, 2 to 3 minutes. Set 3 pancetta slices and an egg atop each of 2 cheese toasts.

Top eggs with onion, Parmesan, and basil, then remaining bread slices, cheese side down.

Cut sandwiches in half and serve.

About Italian Bacon and Fried Egg Sandwiches

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Soy Free