Loaded Mexican Egg and Cheese Melt

The weekends are usually our special breakfast days;  I like to make something new and different. Last week I made a Mexican egg skillet and the family loved it so much, so this week I decided to go from Mexican again.

By now I’m sure you already know about my obsession with cheese and my other not so secret obsession, Mexican food! I mean look around the blog, it’s all cheesy Mexican food, My favorite! what better way to combine the two other than this savory and cheesy egg melt. What I love about this sandwich is the savory flavor; you bite into the sandwich expecting a normal flavor but as soon as you taste it, it’s like an explosion in your mouth!

Loaded Mexican Egg and Cheese Melt

Considering the flavor this sandwich packs, it’s super easy to put together! I cooked the eggs and topped them with cheese while the bread was toasted. After that I sauteed a clove of garlic in olive oil and added Mexican salsa to it and let it simmer for a minute. I could have used the salsa just like that from the jar but I wanted to give the sandwich a kick of flavor. If you prefer you can use the salsa right out of the jar but I promise you it’s like a million times better when you saute saute some garlic first. After that I stacked a layer of eggs and cheese and topped it will Mexican salsa. You really can’t go wrong with Mexican food because the flavors are so vibrant!

Loaded Mexican Egg and Cheese Melt

5 from 4 votes

Loaded Mexican Egg and Cheese Melt

By: Layla
This recipe makes one sandwich
Prep2 minutes
Cook5 minutes
Total7 minutes
Servings 1


  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Mexican cheese or a slice American cheese
  • 1/4 Cup salsa
  • 1 small Clove of garlic, diced
  • 2 Teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Toasted slices of bread


  • Heat sauce pan to medium heat; add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 1 clove of garlic diced. Saute garlic for 1 minute, be sure not to let it burn. As soon as the garlic start becoming golden in color add the salsa and saute for 1 minute, remove from heat and set aside.

  • Heat a pan to medium/high heat, crack eggs and add 1/2 tsp salt. Pour 1 teaspoon of olive oil into pan and allow to heat for 30 seconds, add the eggs and cook for about 1 minute, flip and place the cheese on the eggs. Cook for 1 more minute, place egg and cheese on toast, top with salsa.
  • Serve hot, enjoy!
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  2. Just found this on Pinterest – I am definitely making this tomorrow morning! I have all of the ingredients and it looks delicious.

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  4. Woah, this sounds awesome!! I showed my husband and he’s now drooling over this goodness, haha! Now to see if I can get him to make it for me in the morning!! πŸ™‚

    1. I hope he does make it for you! I love it when the hubbies get involved in the kitchen (especially when it’s for us ehm ehm..) πŸ˜‰

  5. Cheese, eggs and salsa! what a good combination πŸ™‚

  6. Oh my goodness this looks amazing and needs to happen in my life immediately! I love anything Mexican… and this melty cheesy sandwich goodness sounds perfect!

  7. yummmmmy, yummy, that’s one hell of a sendwitch, a tasty, amazing and healthy breakfast morning that everyone should have πŸ™‚

  8. We do the same thing – on the weekend I try to make something a little more special for breakfast! This sounds delicious – you can never go wrong with mexican flavors!

  9. I love Mexican food, it might be my favorite kind of food. But it is sadly a little lacking in the breakfast area, until now! This sandwich sounds amazing! Love a big, fancy breakfast on the weekends. Beats all the days I eat cereal during the week : )

    1. Thanks Natalie! Yea I’m so tired of cereal! It’s good when you are in a rush and have no other choice but during the weekends we should try to make up for that by trying new things πŸ˜‰

  10. This is so totally my kind of breakfast! All that gooey cheese…I die!

  11. Look at all the ooey gooey cheese….my mouth is watering.

  12. I literally said “OH MY GOSH” when I saw all that melty cheese. I am not usually into Mexican…but I am into cheese. Sooooo…this. needs. to. happen. pinned!

    1. Thanks for the pin Taylor! I’m glad you liked it; I know you can be very picky! πŸ˜‰

  13. Loaded indeed…and loving it! πŸ™‚ ela

  14. I love weekends to make special breakfasts! And cheese is the best! These look amazing and something my husband would be all over!

  15. This looks divine, Layla! Love Mexican food- loving the fact you’ve combined all those amazing flavours into a delicious toastie! This is definitely a recipe to try, for sure πŸ™‚

  16. Mexican food + cheese?? I’m in! This sandwich looks incredibly amazing! I wish it was my breakfast soon ;–)

  17. Layla this looks DELICIOUS!! I am loving the melted cheese so much!

  18. Oh my goodness!! This looks AMAZING!!!! Look at all that cheese πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks Zainab! Cheese, My one and only love! πŸ˜€