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Introducing The French Toast Grilled Cheese

By Erika Kubick in Food on Apr 15, 2014 4:00PM


French Toast, meet Grilled Cheese. Grilled Cheese, meet French Toast.

April is Grilled Cheese Month and while we tend to think the national insert-trend-here month is rather petty, we can't deny our utter fascination with the melted glory that is a grilled cheese sandwich. So we asked ourselves, “How can we eat grilled cheese for breakfast?”

Introducing the Grilled French Cheese Toast. Melty, ooey, rich and gooey all topped with a luscious fried egg. It will knock your slippers off and power wash your hangover away. This is what you’ve been missing in life.

You will need:

  • 2 thick slices sourdough bread, slightly stale
  • 1 egg, room temp
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon milk, room temp
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 ounces cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • A fried egg to garnish (optional)
  1. Preheat your skillet. Whisk together the egg, mustard and milk. Add a pinch of salt. Thoroughly soak the sourdough bread in the mixture.

  2. Melt the butter in the skillet. Turn heat up to medium low. Add the bread to the skillet and toast until set and golden, about 5-10 minutes depending on thickness.
  3. Flip the toast and cover each crisp side with an ounce of cheese. Cover and allow to melt. This will take anywhere from 5-10 minutes, depending on the thickness of the cheese. Serve topped with a fried egg, if desired.