Fried Egg Pesto Grilled Cheese
Prep time 5mins
Cook time 8mins
Serves or Makes: 2
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 4 slices of brioche or sandwich bread
- 2 eggs, fried over-medium
- 2 tablespoons pesto
- 1 1/ 2 cups combination of Colby jack, cheddar, pepper Jack, or Gruyère
- tomato soup, for serving
Mix the butter and mayonnaise together in a small bowl. Spread on one side of each slices of bread. Spread pesto onto the opposite side.
Place buttered side down into a greased skillet. Turn heat to medium. Divide cheese between both sides. Place fried egg over cheese. Top with the other slice of bread, buttered side up.
Cook until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes per side. Bread should be golden and crispy.
Serve hot with tomato soup.