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Microwave Egg, Bacon and Cheddar Bagel

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A simple microwave egg sandwich recipe. Layer sliced hard-boiled egg, meat and cheese on a bagel for a simple breakfast or lunch.

Yield: 1 serving

Preparation Time: 2 min; Cook Time: 30 sec


Nutrition Facts

Yield: 1 serving

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 430
Calories From Fat: 126
Total Fat: 14g
Saturated Fat: 6g
Cholesterol: 210mg
Sodium: 844mg
Total Carbohydrates: 51g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugars: 0g
Protein: 23g

Excellent Source: Protein, Folate, Iron and Choline; Good Source: Vitamin D and Calcium

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Step 1:
ARRANGE bacon strips on bagel bottom. ARRANGE egg over bacon; season with salt and pepper, if desired. TOP with cheese. MICROWAVE on HIGH 30 seconds until warm and cheese melts. Cover with bagel top.

Step 2:
SERVE with maple syrup, as desired.

Microwave ovens vary. Cook time may need to be adjusted.

Very fresh eggs can be difficult to peel. To ensure easily peeled eggs, buy and refrigerate them a week to 10 days in advance of cooking. This brief "breather" allows the eggs time to take in air, which helps separate the membranes from the shell.

To hard-cook eggs: PLACE eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in single layer. ADD cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. HEAT over high heat just to boiling. REMOVE from burner. COVER pan. LET EGGS STAND in hot water about 15 minutes for large eggs (12 minutes for medium eggs; 18 minutes for extra large) COOL completely under cold running water and peel.

Hard-cooked eggs are easiest to peel right after cooling. Cooling causes the egg to contract slightly in the shell.

To peel a hard-cooked egg: Gently tap egg on countertop until shell is finely crackled all over. Roll egg between hands to loosen shell. Starting peeling at large end, holding egg under cold running water to help ease the shell off.

Hard-cooked egg storage time: In the shell, hard-cooked eggs can be refrigerated safely up to oneweek. Refrigerate in their original carton to prevent odor absorption. Once peeled, eggs should be eaten that day.

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