April 25, 2010

Breakfast Bruschetta from Lisa

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Day four of the contest round up brings us this recipe from Lisa.  When Lisa sent this she told me that she came across this recipe online but wasn't sure where she saw it anymore.  I understand that - happens to me too often!  That is where Delicious has come in handy for me now  :o)  She told me that she loves to make it for breakfast and when she made it for her in-laws they loved it!

This recipe is very easy to scale down to one person, has great vegetables in it that are good for you (like spinach, tomatoes & red peppers), and was pretty quick to throw together.  Fallon made this recipe before I did and she suggested toasting the muffin a little before making it - which is what I did because  I too like my muffins on the crispier side.


Because Lisa doesn't have a blog and didn't remember where she had gotten the recipe from I will leave you with it below and maybe you would like to try this out too!  We have 2 more savory and 1 more sweet to share with you.  Come back Thursday to see which recipes are the winners!

Fallon also made this recipe and you can check out her version on her blog by clicking HERE.

Breakfast Bruschetta
this recipe is easily adaptable to veggies of your choice and to scaling down for just one person.  

3 whole English Muffins, split
2 c. fresh Spinach, cleaned
1 small tomato, diced
1/3 c. fresh Sweet Red Pepper, diced
4 Green Onions, chopped
1 clove of Garlic, minced
2-3 slices of bacon, crispy fried
3 eggs, scrambled
1 TBL EVOO, (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
1 c shredded Mozzarella cheese or any white cheese
Salt and freshly ground Pepper
Tad of Hot Hungarian Paprika, Basil or Tarragon

1. Break up the Crispy Bacon into 1/2" pieces
2. In a skillet heat the oil. Add spinach, bacon, garlic, sweet pepper, tomato, onions, Paprika and Tarragon or Basil and saute until spinach is wilted. Remove spinach mixture and set aside.
3. In the same skillet, scramble the eggs until just fluffy. Set aside.

To assemble the Breakfast Bruschetta:

1. Line a baking sheet with parchment and place the split muffins on the sheet.
2. Put 2-3 TBL of Spinach mix on each English Muffin
3. Place 2 TBL of Scrambled Eggs on top of Spinach.
4. Sprinkle with shredded Mozzarella
5. Pop the baking sheet under the Broiler until the cheese is melted, about 1-2 minutes.


pegasuslegend said...

a genious different beautiful brunch idea~

Bellini Valli said...

This is one of those "Ah-moment" dishes Shelby.

Mags said...

What a great and healthy looking breakfast idea. I'm thinking that this will be great for when the kids come for Mother's Day.

Suzanne a.k.a. vivisue said...

English Muffins are a staple at our house for breakfast. Mine usually end up "southwestern" style with some cheese, green chiles and egg. Hubby likes his with butter and honey. Either way it is a great starter. This recipe will be a keeper. Love the spinach idea!

Winnie said...

Wow that looks really delicious! Just got up and I could use one right about now...

Megan said...

This would be a great dish for a brunch of just a lazy morning. Love it!

Barbara Bakes said...

Looks healthy and delicious. I'm going to have to check out the Delicious site. What a great idea.

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

Oooh that looks good, but I know I'd be the only one who'd east it here, with the veggies and all. lol.

That book marking thing is great! You chould see my list of Faves, and my old folders of faves I have for recipes! *gasps*

Mary Ann said...

I love this idea! What a great breakfast with all those veggies and protein. Definitely giving this a go!

Cristine said...

Definately bookmarking! YUM!

Maria said...

Loving this idea!

Jamie said...

Wow! This looks awesome Shelby. What a great way to start your day. I'm always on the look out for different breakfast recipes and this one fits the bill.

theUngourmet said...

What a perfect breakfast! I love everything about this. I really like the presentation as well. Yum and double Yum!

Jessie said...

that is the perfect breakfast! I could even eat it for lunch or dinner yum

averagebetty said...

Perfect for an afternoon tea also! YUM!

Anonymous said...

I also make it for dinner on occasion. My family loves it, I just dont put the peppers on the ones for the kids, they dont like them.

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