Western Trail Sandwiches

To salvage eggs which had gone bad and to disguise the bad taste, pioneers mixed the eggs with onions and any seasonings they had on hand.


  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 eggs
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Bread


  1. Fry bacon in a skillet for several minutes.
  2. Toss in the green pepper and onion and cook until vegetables are almost tender.
  3. Beat eggs with the salt and pepper; pour over mixture in the skillet, then cook until eggs are set. Turn and brown the second side lightly.
  4. Place between slices of buttered bread.

Makes 4 sandwiches.

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