Breakfast Grilled Cheese

Breakfast Grilled Cheese is a sourdough bread sandwich stuffed with sausage, eggs, spinach and three cheeses.

Breakfast Grilled Cheese


  • 1/2 pound bulk hot breakfast sausage
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jane’s Krazy Mixed-up Salt, optional
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened and divided
  • 4 ounces (1 cup) Hook's Colby cheese, shredded
  • 4 ounces (1 cup) Hook's Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup grated Reynaldo’s Queso Cotija cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 8 slices sourdough bread


  1. Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Drain sausage on paper towels. Wipe out the pan.
  2. Whisk the eggs, water and salt, if desired, in bowl.
  3. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in same skillet over medium heat, swirling to coat bottom of pan. Add egg mixture; cook and stir until eggs are almost set.
  4. Add in sausage. Cook and stir until eggs are set. Remove from the skillet; keep warm. Wipe out the pan.
  5. Combine the colby, monterey jack and cotija in a bowl.
  6. Top four slices of bread with spinach, egg and cheese mixtures. Top with remaining bread. Spread the outsides of sandwiches with remaining butter.
  7. Toast sandwiches on a griddle over medium-low heat for 2-4 minutes on each side or until bread is golden brown and cheeses are melted.
  8. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

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