Amorous Poached Egg Sandwich With Swiss Cheese Sauce

Recipe by KateL
READY IN: 40mins




  • In a small saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat.
  • Add 1 tablespoon onion and cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes.
  • Whisk in the flour and stir for 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the milk and simmer for 2 minutes, then whisk in the cheese and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover the cheese sauce and set aside.
  • Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter in a medium skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the remaining onion and cook, stirring, until golden, about 7 minutes.
  • Add the spinach and cook until soft, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Fill a small nonreactive skillet with 1 inch of water. Add the vinegar and a pinch of salt and bring to a boil.
  • Meanwhile, toast the English muffin.
  • Crack the eggs into saucers, then slide them into the boiling water and simmer until desired doneness, about 3 minutes for lightly poached. Transfer to a plate using a slotted spoon.
  • Re-warm the cheese sauce over low heat.
  • Top each English muffin half with 1 prosciutto slice, 1 tomato slice, half the spinach, some cheese sauce, another prosciutto slice, a poached egg and more cheese sauce.