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Breakfast Open Faced Sandwich, Italian Style | The Mediterranean Dish. A simple breakfast toast with the flavors of Italy, topped with poached eggs. Brunch just got easier! See the quick recipe on TheMediterraneanDish.com

Breakfast Open Faced Sandwich, Italian-Style


Description

This open faced sandwich is a simple breakfast toast with the flavors of Italy! So easy to prepare, and every bit as satisfying!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano, more for later
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 slices hearty Italian bread, toasted
  • 4-8 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 Roma tomato, sliced
  • 3 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp roasted red pepper in oil, drained
  • 4 Prosciutto slices (or your favorite Italian cured meat)
  • 4 poached eggs
  • 1 tbsp crushed shelled pistachios

Instructions

  1. Place the ricotta cheese in a small mixing bowl. Add the olive oil, dried oregano, salt and pepper. Whip with a fork.
  2. Spread the whipped ricotta cheese on the toasted Italian bread. Top with the remaining ingredients in the order listed (the poached eggs and a garnish of shelled pistachios are added at the very end). Enjoy!

Notes

  • Poached eggs are a great choice for this open faced sandwich recipe. Here is a video on how to poach an egg
  • You can also prepare your eggs sunny side up, if you prefer.
  • Recommended for this Recipe: Our Private Reserve Greek extra virgin olive oil (from organically grown and processed Koroneiki olives!)
  • Visit our store to browse our spices, olive oils and bundles!
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Counter Top
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: Breakfast Sandwich, Open Faced Sandwich, Italian Breakfast, Italian Sandwich

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