Fried Egg Sandwiches With Pancetta and Arugula

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 7 mins

This can be prepared in less than 30 minutes! It also looks good. Recipe found on This is very much like a recipe I saw Bobby Flay prepare, will have to look for it. (Updated 02/2007)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toast bread; butter lightly.
  2. Heat heavy large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Cook pancetta over medium heat until crisp.
  4. Transfer to paper towels and drain.
  5. Crack eggs into drippings in same skillet, keeping yolks whole.
  6. Cook until edges are opaque and whites are nearly set, about 3 minutes.
  7. Carefully turn eggs over.
  8. Cook until whites are set, about 1 minute.
  9. Put each egg on slice of toast.
  10. Add arugula to same skillet.
  11. Cook until just beginning to wilt, about 30 seconds.
  12. Top eggs with cheese, then pancetta and arugula.
  13. Top with remaining slices of toast and serve.
Most Helpful

This beautiful sandwich deserves a picture! I used some bread and cheese I had on hand (not exactly what the recipe calls for), but it was delicious and quick nevertheless. I love the flavors of arugula and pancetta together, and it's even better with egg and cheese. Gotta go easy on the pancetta if it's a salty one, though. Thanks for sharing such a delightful breakfast :)

chieming March 22, 2008