Crabby Abby’s Egg and Cheese Meltdown

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  • Ingredients
    2 large EGGS
    pinch salt
    pinch pepper
    4 slices whole grain bread
    4 slices Pepper Jack cheese
    4 slices tomato, thinly sliced
    1/4 cup butter, softened

    Yields: 2 Servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1/2 recipe

    Calories: 494

    Total fat: 33 g
    Saturated fat: 18 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 3 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 9 g

    Cholesterol: 256 mg
    Sodium: 606 mg
    Carbohydrates: 32 g
    Fiber: 5 g
    Sugar: 4 g
    Protein: 17 g
    Vitamin A: 287 mcg
    Vitamin D: 1 mcg
    Folate: 59 mcg
    Choline: 174 mg
    Calcium: 212 mg
    Iron: 3 mg
    Potassium: 332 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein, vitamin A and choline and a good source of folate.


  1. SPREAD one side of each piece of bread with butter. SET aside.

  2. In frying pan, MELT a slice of butter over low heat. FRY eggs to desired doneness, salt and pepper to taste. REMOVE from heat and COVER to keep warm.

  3. HEAT separate large frying pan to medium-high heat. ADD 2 slices of bread, buttered side down. ADD slice of Pepper Jack cheese, TOP with fried egg. ADD second slice of Pepper Jack cheese on top of fried egg and ADD 2 slices of tomato. TOP with second slice of bread, buttered side up.

  4. COOK until pan side down bread is golden brown, about 5 minutes, then FLIP with spatula keeping sandwich together. Once second side of bread is golden brown, approximately 5 more minutes, REMOVE carefully from pan and SERVE.

Insider Info

Sandwiches are a great mid-week dinner idea – just add your favorite soup or salad.

Toasting the top and bottom slices of the bread for 1- 2 minutes before adding the ingredients helps to create an evenly toasted sandwich.