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Breakfast Sandwich with Baja Sauce

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Breakfast sandwich with Baja sauce will take your breakfast sandwich to the next level. Filled with egg, bacon, cheese, vegetables and sauce.

Breakfast Sandwich with baja sauce

Some of my favorite mornings are the ones where I get to sit down with the family and enjoy a nice breakfast. These breakfast sandwiches with Baja sauce are easy, relatively quick, and the whole family loves them.

The Baja sauce really takes the sandwich to another level.

The savory from the egg, cheese and bacon, paired with the freshness of spinach, tomato, and Baja sauce makes for an amazing breakfast.

Breakfast Sandwich with baja sauce

What are the benefits to eating breakfast?

You’ve probably heard the term “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Breakfast helps provide energy for the day, and helps decrease hunger and cravings later in the day. Eating breakfast also helps keep your blood sugar steadier throughout the day.

Breakfast Sandwich with baja sauce

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • Filling breakfast with lots of flavor 
  • Perfect family breakfast
  • Baja sauce takes this sandwich to another level
Breakfast Sandwich with baja sauce

Ingredients

What you’ll need to make this recipe.

  • Sandwich thin buns
  • Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Shredded cheese
  • Spinach
  • Tomato
  • Plain Greek yogurt
  • Red bell pepper
  • Shallot
  • Jalapeño
  • Cilantro
  • Lime
  • Garlic powder
  • Chipotle powder
  • Chili powder
  • Cumin
  • Salt
  • Ground pepper
Breakfast Sandwich with baja sauce

How to make this recipe

1 – Cook bacon in a skillet or medium high heat. Set aside.

2 – Drain bacon grease from skillet, leaving a small amount to fry eggs.

3 – Fry eggs in the skillet over medium-high heat until whites are set and the corners begin to curl ever so slightly, about 3 – 4 minutes, flipping halfway through.

4 – Add shredded cheese to the top of the eggs after they are flipped so the cheese melts on top of the egg. 

5 – Slice tomato into thin slices. Toast sandwich thin buns.

For the sauce

1 – Dice the red bell pepper, shallot, jalapeño and cilantro finely. Add to a food processor along with the Greek yogurt.

2 – Add lime juice and all spices to the food processor and process until ingredients are thoroughly mixed together. 

Assemble the breakfast sandwich. From bottom to top layer the spinach, tomato, bacon, egg with cheese and the Baja sauce. 

Breakfast Sandwich with baja sauce

How do I store my leftover sauce?

Properly stored in an airtight container, the Baja sauce will last for 3-4 days in the fridge.

Breakfast Sandwich with baja sauce

Calories per serving (1 breakfast sandwich): 319

Yield: 6 Servings

Breakfast Sandwich with Baja Sauce

Breakfast Sandwich with baja sauce

Breakfast sandwich with Baja sauce will take your breakfast sandwich to the next level. Filled with egg, bacon, cheese, vegetables and sauce.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

For Sandwich

  • 12 slices bacon, sliced in half
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 large tomato, cut into slices
  • 6 thin sandwich buns, toasted

For Sauce

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp diced red bell pepper
  • 1 tbsp diced shallots
  • 1/2 diced small jalapeño, seeds removed
  • 2 tbsp diced cilantro
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground pepper

Instructions

For Sandwich

  1. Cook bacon in a skillet on medium high heat. Set aside. Drain bacon grease from skillet, leaving a small amount to fry eggs.
  2. Fry eggs in the skillet over medium-high heat until whites are set and the corners begin to curl ever so slightly, about 3 - 4 minutes, flipping halfway through. Add shredded cheese to the top of the eggs after they are flipped so the cheese melts on top of the egg. 
  3. Slice tomato into thin slices. Toast sandwich thin buns.

For Sauce

  1. Dice the red bell pepper, shallot, jalapeño and cilantro finely. Add to a food processor along with the Greek yogurt.
  2. Add lime juice and all spices to the food processor and process until ingredients are thoroughly mixed together. 

For Assembly

  1. From bottom to top layer the spinach, tomato, bacon, egg with cheese and the Baja sauce. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 319Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 667mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 3gSugar: 4gProtein: 22g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Ashley Marie Lecker

Saturday 27th of June 2020

Oh my goodness this sauce is incredible! I love the spice, the citrus, and the creaminess of it! This is one yummy sandwich, and I love to use the sauce on my grilled chicken sandwich as well.

simplylowcal

Saturday 27th of June 2020

Thanks! The Baja sauce on grilled cheese sounds amazing. :)

Lizet Bowen

Thursday 25th of June 2020

I can already taste this baja sauce! breakfast doesn't get any better than this sandwich. We are big breakfast eaters, so I know my family is going to love it.

simplylowcal

Thursday 25th of June 2020

Thanks, Lizet. I hope you all enjoy. :)

Pavani

Thursday 25th of June 2020

That is such a filling and delicious breakfast sandwich. Love that baja sauce - sounds so flavorful and yummy!!

simplylowcal

Thursday 25th of June 2020

Thanks, Pavani. :)

Beth

Monday 22nd of June 2020

I love this sandwich! It's so tasty and flavor filled! I can't wait to make this again!

simplylowcal

Wednesday 24th of June 2020

Thanks, Beth. I'm so glad you enjoyed it. :)

Colleen

Monday 22nd of June 2020

This sauce sounds amazing! Not only on this delicious breakfast sandwich, but I can think of so many other ways to use it.

simplylowcal

Wednesday 24th of June 2020

Thanks, Colleen. This sauce would definitely be great on other food. :)