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"Brinner" Grilled Cheese
4 servings Easy
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Ingredients (5)

  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt
  • 6 large Eggland’s Best eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup pre-cooked hot or Italian sausage crumbles
  • 8 slices Italian bread
  • 8 slices Land O Lakes Deli American Cheese
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories433
  • Fat26.63g
  • Saturated fat11.99g
  • Trans fat0.02g
  • Carbs23.25g
  • Fiber1.03g
  • Sugar0.56g
  • Protein23.76g
  • Cholesterol288.37mg
  • Sodium938.85mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

This recipe is presented by Eggland’s Best.

When you’re tired, out of time, or just want the comfort of simplicity, brinner (breakfast for dinner), is a welcome solution.

This isn’t any old grilled cheese, though. The sausage and egg pack an extra protein punch.


  1. 1Melt 1 tablespoon of butter with the olive oil and salt in a 10-inch nonstick skillet until it’s sizzling.
  2. 2Add the eggs and sausage crumbles.
  3. 3Cook over medium heat, gently lifting and lightly stirring the eggs and sausage with spatula to allow the uncooked portion to flow underneath, for 4-5 minutes or until set.
  4. 4Remove the egg mixture from the skillet; keep warm.
  5. 5Carefully wipe out the skillet with a paper towel and spread about 1 teaspoon of the Land O Lakes Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salton on 1 side of each bread slice.
  6. 6Assemble the sandwiches by topping 1 slice bread, buttered-side down with 1 slice of American cheese, 1/4 of the cooked egg mixture, 1 slice of American cheese, and 1 slice of bread, buttered-side up.
  7. 7Heat the skillet over medium heat.
  8. 8Place 2 sandwiches into the skillet; cooking for 4-6 minutes or until golden brown and the cheese is melted (flip only once).
  9. 9Remove the sandwiches from the skillet and keep warm while cooking the remaining sandwiches.
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