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BLT Eggy Bread Recipe

BLT Eggy Bread
How to make BLT Eggy Bread

About BLT Eggy Bread Recipe: A BLT sandwich with eggs. BLT is a popular British tea time sandwich which stands for bacon, lettuce and tomatoes. Perfect breakfast option to go with a hot cup of tea for a busy morning!

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of BLT Eggy Bread

  • 6-8 bacon rashers, rinds removed
  • 1 ciabatta loaf or french baguette
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp light olive oil
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 25 gms rocket leaves
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • A squeeze of tomato ketchup
  • for seasoning Salt & freshly ground black pepper

How to Make BLT Eggy Bread

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Cut the bread into 3 equal portions, length wise and horizontally.
Crack the eggs into a bowl, add the milk, season well & beat thoroughly.
Pour on to a large plate and lay the bread, cut the side down in the eggy mixture. Leave to soak for a minute before turning over.
Heat a large frying pan, add oil and fry the bacon on medium heat till crisp. Remove & drain well on kitchen paper.
Next, fry your eggy bread. Start with the cut side down & cook for 1-2 minute on medium heat till each piece is golden brown. Turnover and cook for another minute or so.
Now place the bread on a plate & spread the ketchup on the base slices.
Add a layer of tomato, followed by the bacon and the rocket leaves.
Finish by spreading the Dijon mustard & mayo onto the top half of the eggy bread slices & assemble all together. Cut at an angle and serve immediately .
Tip: For vegetarian could do this without bacon. Just add some fresh mozzarella cheese and maybe some caramelized onions.
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