The Better for You Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

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The Better for You Breakfast Sandwich
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°; fill a deep skillet of water to a depth of 4 inches; add in vinegar and bring to a steady simmer.
  2. Arrange halves of muffins (tops and bottoms)on a baking sheet; using a 3 inch round biscuit cutter, cut each slice into a round.
  3. Cut the cheese into 3-inch rounds using a round biscuit cutter.
  4. Place a slice of cheese on each of the bottom halves.
  5. Cut the ham into shreds or ribbons and place on top of the cheese.
  6. Transfer to the oven and bake until the cheese melts and top halves are toasted, about 4 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, cut 4 slices from the tomato and spritz each slice with olive oil.
  8. In a separate nonstick skillet over med-high heat, saute tomato slices for 1 minute on each side.
  9. Then, season with salt and pepper and dried oregano.
  10. Break one egg into a small bowl; hold the edge of the bowl close to the simmering water and gently tilt the bowl to pour the egg into the water; repeat with the remaining 3 eggs.
  11. Cook until the whites are solid and the yolk is still runny, about 3 minutes.
  12. Carefully remove the eggs one at a time with a slotted spoon; transfer to a plate with paper towels to drain.
  13. Remove the toasted muffin halves with cheese and ham from the oven and transfer to a plate.
  14. Place a slice of tomato on top of the ham and top with a poached egg.
  15. Season with salt and pepper and top with the other half of each muffin; serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 376.93 Kcal (1578 kJ)
Calories from fat 105.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.68g 18%
Cholesterol 278.46mg 93%
Sodium 1706.24mg 71%
Potassium 656.51mg 14%
Total Carbs 31.63g 11%
Sugars 1.97g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3.28g 13%
Protein 39.53g 79%
Vitamin C 3.8mg 6%
Iron 4.2mg 23%
Calcium 145.5mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 134.7 Kcal (564 kJ)
Calories from fat 37.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.17g 18%
Cholesterol 99.51mg 93%
Sodium 609.75mg 71%
Potassium 234.61mg 14%
Total Carbs 11.3g 11%
Sugars 0.7g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.17g 13%
Protein 14.13g 79%
Vitamin C 1.4mg 6%
Iron 1.5mg 23%
Calcium 52mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.9
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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