savory french toast with cheese

Savory French Toast With Cheese


Have you ever had savory french toast? It’s like French toast and grilled cheese sandwiches had a baby! These warm sandwiches are made with cheese-stuffed French bread that is dipped into a savory egg mixture, then grilled to perfection. I love to serve this easy breakfast recipe with a side of young persian cucumbers, heirloom tomatoes and sliced avocado. Once you try this easy and delicious french toast with melted cheese, you’ll want it for breakfast everyday! This breakfast sandwich is a great alternative to a traditional breakfast –  it’s great for breakfast on the go and a great addition to any weekend brunch menu.

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My mom used to make this savory French toast very often when we were kids. She would make it for breakfast on the weekends, or as an afternoon snack for when we got home from school. I’m using her recipe today and adding some spices to the egg mixture for more flavor – smoked paprika, garlic and parsley. The aroma of this French toast on the stove top is simply mouth-watering! You’ll want to make extra because you won’t be able to have just one!
For my video recipe, I used sliced havarti cheese – feel free to change up the cheese and use your favorite variety! Also, try adding sliced ham or even bacon along with the cheese to create an amazing breakfast sandwich with a twist!

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savory french toast sandwich with melted cheese

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Savory French Toast with cheese

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Looking for more easy breakfast recipes? Next, try my ‘Loaded Breakfast Burritos’! These are SOO good and perfect to make ahead for breakfast on the go!

Also, these ‘Breakfast Egg Muffins’ are not only ingenious but so delicious!

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I love this over-sized measuring cup – it doubles perfectly as a mixing bowl!
Here’s a great stove top griddle for making sandwiches and pancakes. This electric version is great, too.
My favorite bread slicer knife from Wusthof. It’s great for cutting cakes, too.


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