Egg, Spinach & Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich

Egg, Spinach & Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich

Fill yourself up with this ultra-quick egg, spinach and Cheddar breakfast sandwich. It’s not only fast, but there’s a good chance you already have the ingredients on hand that you’ll need to pull it together, so you can skip a trip to the store before your busy workweek.

Active Time: 10 mins Total Time: 10 mins Servings: 1


2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 cups coarsely chopped baby spinach

½ teaspoon garlic powder

¼ teaspoon ground pepper, divided

⅛ teaspoon salt 1 large egg

1 whole-grain English muffin, toasted

2 tablespoons shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese.


Step 1

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add spinach, garlic powder, 1/8 teaspoon pepper and salt; cook, stirring, until the spinach is wilted, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

Step 2

Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil to the pan. Break egg into the pan; sprinkle with the remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cook until set on the bottom, 1 to 2 minutes. Break the yolk, then flip the egg and cook, undisturbed, until set, about 1 minute more.

Step 3

Place the spinach on an English muffin half. Sprinkle with cheese, then top with the fried egg and cover with the remaining muffin half.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 sandwich

368 calories
total fat 20g
saturated fat 6g
cholesterol 200mg
sodium 743mg
total carbohydrate 31g dietary fiber 6g
total sugars 6g
protein 17g
vitamin c 17mg
calcium 366mg
iron 4mg
potassium 572mg  
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