Print Recipe

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.
  4. Turn and brown the second side lightly.
  5. Place between slices of buttered bread.

Makes 4 sandwiches.

Recipe Goldmine

Recipe Goldmine is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to