Sans Meal Plan: Grilled cheese egg-in-a-hole

The temperatures have finally dropped, and it’s that point in the semester when everyone’s cooking routine has become increasingly lazy. Thank you, midterms. Here’s what you should make if you’ve found yourself with a near-empty fridge, minimal time, and comfort food cravings.

Ingredients

  • slices soft bread (I used multi-grain but Food52 recommends white or potato)
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons mayonnaise (I subbed the mayo for olive oil)
  • 1 to 2 slices sharp white cheddar cheese 
  • egg

Start heating a non-stick pan on medium-low. Brush a thin layer of olive oil on one slice of bread and place the bread oil-side down in the pan.bread1

Place your slices of cheese on the bread, leaving a cheese-less square in the middle.

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Brush another thin layer of olive oil on the other slice of bread and place it on top of the cheese, oil-side up. Let the cheese get all melt-y a.k.a. until the sandwich is golden brown.

Flip the sandwich over. Using your BlogDailyHerald shot glass, cut out a hole in the middle of the sandwich. Take a shot. 

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Crack the egg into the hole, and cover your sandwich until the egg is set to your liking. I tend to like my gooey for optimal #yolkporn.

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And there you have it! Let the egg cook fully and your grilled cheese egg-in-a-hole is good to go! Enjoy!

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