FRIED EGG, ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE, AND PEPPER JACK CHEESE BREAKFAST "PIZZA"

 

  • Cooking Time: 12 minutes
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread (about 1 pound)
  • 1 cup chopped shallots
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 8 ounces sliced hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 pound Chicken Andouille Sausage (or whatever type of sausage you prefer)
  • 8 large eggs

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Cut bread horizontally in half. Place bread halves, cut side up, on separate baking sheets and bake for 5 minutes, or until the edges just turn a pale golden color. Remove from oven and set aside. Reduce heat to 400°F.
  • Meanwhile, mix shallots and 6 tablespoons oil in small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Reserve 2 tablespoons onion oil and spread remaining onion oil over bread. Top with cheese.
  • Sauté sausages in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until cooked through, breaking up with spoon, about 7 minutes. Divide sausage among bread halves. Bake pizzas until cheese melts and bread turns a golden brown and is crisp, about 7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon oil in each of 2 large skillets over medium-high heat. Crack 4 eggs into each skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let eggs stand in skillets while pizzas bake.
  • Arrange 4 eggs atop each pizza. Spoon reserved onion oil over eggs. Cut each pizza between eggs into 4 pieces.

Notes

A versatile breakfast dish that will please the masses!

Categories: Breakfast  Brunch 

Author Credit: Epicurious

Website Credit: http://sporkandfoon.typepad.com/spork_or_a_foon/2009/05/fried-egg-sausage-and-cheese-breakfast-pizza.html

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