Healthy Make-Ahead Egg & Cheese Breakfast Sandwiches
Meal-prep vegetable, bacon, and egg & cheese breakfast sandwiches are healthy and loaded with protein. Plus, keto option included!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 Sandwiches
- 4 slices turkey bacon chopped
- ½ cup diced bell pepper optional
- ¼ cup diced onion optional
- 16 oz 2 cups egg whites (or 8 large whole eggs)
- 2 cups chopped baby spinach fresh
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 8 slices cheddar or American cheese
- 8 Whole Wheat sandwich thins or English muffins or croissants or bagels, or 90 second Keto Bread*
- Butter or oil for greasing pan
Pre-heat oven to 350F. Grease a 9x13’’ pan with butter or oil; Set Aside.
Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook for 1 minute. Add the bell pepper and onion; (at this point you can also add your favorite chopped veggies along with the bell pepper and onion) cook 2 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat.
Add egg whites (or whole eggs) to a large mixing bowl. Add the chopped spinach, cooked bacon and bell pepper mixture, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Whisk or stir with a fork until mixed through.
Transfer the egg and vegetable mixture into the greased dish. Bake the eggs for about 25-30 minutes, or until the center is set and the outer edges are slightly browned. Cool for 5-10 minutes then slices into 8 equal portions.
To Assemble sandwiches: Add a slice of egg and a slice of cheese to each wheat thin and wrap with foil or plastic wrap. Transfer sandwiches to a gallon sized freezer bag. Freeze for up to 2 months.
To reheat: Unwrap sandwich and microwave for 1.5 -2 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Alternatively, microwave for 1 Minute then heat in the toaster oven to crisp up the bread.
*To Make these sandwiches Keto, use your favorite keto bread of try out our 90-second microwave keto bread recipe here.
Serving: 1Sandwich | Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 449mg | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1490IU | Vitamin C: 14.4mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1.3mg