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Vegetarian Croissant Sandwich

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    Looking for a delicious and satisfying vegetarian breakfast sandwich that’s easy to make at home? Look no further than this vegetarian croissant sandwich recipe.

    Featuring a flaky croissant bun filled with creamy avocado, melty cheddar cheese, and perfectly scrambled eggs, this sandwich is a surefire way to start your day off on the right foot. Top it off with some fresh heritage greens and tangy red onion for a burst of flavor, and add a dash of hot sauce if you’re feeling extra spicy. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking to switch up your breakfast routine, this breakfast sandwich is sure to be a hit.

    For a light and refreshing option, a side of fresh fruit like berries or sliced mango would be perfect. If you’re in the mood for something more savory, hash browns or breakfast potatoes would complement the sandwich nicely. And of course, a hot cup of coffee or freshly squeezed juice is always a great way to round out the meal.

    vegetarian croissant sandwich

    Finding a delicious hot sauce can make or break your dish. Try to get one with more flavor and tastes like the pepper rather than an acidic or vinegary one. As always, feel free to choose your favorite hot sauce for this dish. 

    Remember to season the avocado after mashing it with a fork. If it is looking a little overripe, add a little bit of lime juice to liven it up and prevent it from browning. 

    What You Need To Make a Vegetarian Croissant Sandwich

    This recipe requires a quick trip to the grocery store. Items like croissant sandwich bread, avocados, and leafy greens are going to need to be fresh. Other ingredients like hot sauce, eggs, and cheese may be lurking in your fridge or pantry so keep an eye out before you go. 

    ingredients to make a vegetarian croissant sandwich

    Ingredients: 

    • Croissant sandwich bun
    • Avocado
    • Salt and pepper
    • Hot sauce
    • Cheddar cheese
    • Eggs
    • Heritage Greens
    • Red onion
    • Vegetable oil 

    How To Make a Vegetarian Croissant Sandwich

    Whisk your eggs: In a small bowl, add your eggs, salt, and pepper and whisk using a fork until aerated. Once ready, set aside. 

    Cook your eggs: Heat a large frying pan on medium heat. Add oil followed by eggs. Cook until a light skin forms. Add cheddar cheese. This is very similar to making an omelette, except this is a lot more forgiving as you’re just trying to melt the cheese and cook the eggs without risking it breaking when you flip it. 

    cooked eggs with cheese

    Fold and remove: Once cooked, begin folding your egg to match the shape of the croissant bread and remove it from the pan.

    folded eggs

    Assemble your croissant sandwich: Slice your croissant sandwich bread in half and begin assembling your sandwich. Add the egg mixture and hot sauce on the bottom half. On the top half, add avocado chunks and smooth out with a fork until evenly spread. Add salt and pepper to season.

    assembled vegetarian croissant sandwich

    Add remaining toppings and serve: Add the remaining ingredients on top of the egg, place the top part of the sandwich to cover, and serve! 

    remaining toppings added to vegetarian croissant sandwich

    Recipe FAQs

    Can I add a sauce? 

    Of course! A sauce can go great with this as long as it doesn’t overpower the avocado. Mayo-based sauces are great with this, or even a spread like a marmalade, almond butter, and quince can also work as well. 

    Are croissant and egg sandwiches healthy?

    Croissants are high in fat because of their butter content, so it’s best to balance out the high cholesterol with fresh ingredients like avocado and greens.

    vegetarian croissant sandwich

    Vegetarian Croissant Sandwich

    Matthew Chin
    This vegetarian croissant sandwich made with eggs, cheese, and vegetables is a delicious combination of flavors wrapped in a crispy and flakey pastry. Served with fresh greens or your choice of starch, this meal will be the highlight of your day and leave you coming back for seconds.
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    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Cook Time 15 minutes
    Total Time 20 minutes
    Course Breakfast
    Cuisine American
    Servings 2
    Calories 539 kcal

    Ingredients
      

    • 2 croissant sandwich buns
    • 1 avocado
    • 2 tbsp hot sauce
    • ¼ cup cheddar cheese
    • 3 eggs
    • 2-3 leaves Heritage Greens
    • 2-3 slices red onion
    • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
    • Salt and pepper to taste

    Instructions
     

    • In a small bowl, add your eggs, salt, and pepper and whisk using a fork until aerated.
    • Heat a large frying pan on medium heat.
    • Add oil followed by eggs and cook until a light skin forms.
    • Add cheddar cheese, salt, and pepper and let melt slightly, about one minute.
    • Once cooked, begin folding your egg to hold the cheese in match the shape of the croissant sandwich and remove it from the pan.
    • Slice your croissant sandwich in half and begin assembling with your egg, hot sauce on the bottom half.
    • On the top half add avocado chunks and smooth out with a fork until evenly spread.
    • Add the remaining ingredients on top of the egg, place the top part of the sandwich to cover, and serve!

    Notes

    Finding a delicious hot sauce can make or break your dish. Try to get one with more flavor and tastes like the pepper rather than an acidic or vinegary one.
    Remember to season the avocado after mashing it with a fork. If it is looking a little overripe, add a little bit of lime juice to live it up and prevent it from browning.
    A sauce can go great with this as long as it doesn’t overpower the avocado. Mayo-based sauces are great with this or even a spread like a marmalade, almond butter, and quince can also work as well.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 539kcalCarbohydrates: 23.7gProtein: 16.4gFat: 41.2gSaturated Fat: 16.5gFiber: 7.9gSugar: 4.7g
    Keyword croissants, eggs, sandwich, vegetarian
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