Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Sliders

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Sliders

A winner in our book. The bagels can be substituted for biscuits or toast or whatever bread-like item you prefer! Thank you Eggland's Best for the recipe.

Pro-tailgating tip: Make the bacon the night before and prepare chives and tarragon leaves and place in plastic bags to save time on prep work on game day. In true MVP fashion, try placing the stuffed, unbaked bagels on low heat on the grill for about 5 minutes each side for a fresh, true breakfast winner!

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time: 5 min
  • Cook time: 15 min
  • Total time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 12 large Braswell Family Farms eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 lb. bacon, chopped
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh tarragon leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 12 mini bagels, whole wheat
  • 12 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Everything seasoning, for sprinkling, if desired

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, cook the chopped bacon until crisp. Remove from the skillet to a paper towel lined plate. Set aside.
  4. Remove the all fat from the nonstick skillet. Wipe with a paper towel.
  5. Crack the eggs into a large bowl and whisk until the whites and yolks are combined and frothy. Add the heavy cream, Dijon, salt, pepper, tarragon and chives. Whisk until well blended.
  6. To the clean, nonstick skillet, add the two tablespoons butter and melt over medium heat. Once the butter has melted, turn the heat to low and add the egg mixture and cook, stirring occasionally. It will take about 8-10 minutes until you start to see some curds forming. Keep stirring until mixture is large creamy curds and softly set. Remove from heat.
  7. Place the bottom half of the bagels on the prepared baking sheet. Top each bagel with a slice of the sharp cheddar cheese.
  8. Evenly spoon some of the scrambled eggs on top of each piece of cheese. Top the eggs with some of the crumbled bacon. Top the bacon with some of the shredded cheese. Then finally top each bagel with the bagel top.
  9. Brush the bagel tops with the two tablespoons melted butter. Sprinkle with everything seasoning, if desired.
  10. Bake the sliders, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until heated though and cheese is totally melted. Remove from oven and serve.
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