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Open Sandwich Recipe

Ciabatta Sandwich with Tomato and Spicy Egg

Who doesn't love a good egg and tomato sandwich, especially when it's topped with a bit of spice?

Open sandwich with spicy eggs on ciabatta bread with tomatoes, sliced chillies and spring onions.
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Read on to find out how to make an open sandwich. Of course, you might not like chillies, if so just leave them out!

Pretty much anything goes just as it would in a regular sandwich, but an open sandwich is far more impressive and makes a great lunch or brunch especially if you have guests.

You can even make plain old cheese and tomato look impressive!

Sandwich ideas

Open-faced Cheese and tomato

Cheese and ham

Bacon, egg and tomato

Mushroom and tomato

Tuna mixed with mayo and red onions sprinkled with chives

Smoked salmon and tangy cream cheese

Avocado and tomato

Avocado and poached egg

Basically, the list is endless!

Equipment you will need

A large frying pan - that's it!

 
Open-faced sandwich with spicy eggs.

Ingredients in this recipe

  • mild olive oil
  • Ciabatta bread - sliced in half lengthways
  • 2 x tomatoes - thickly sliced
  • 1 x red chilli pepper - deseeded and finely sliced
  • 2 x spring onions (scallions or green onions) - sliced
  • 2 eggs
  • salt and pepper to season
  • a few chives - snipped
  • flat leaf parsley - chopped

Question!

What's your favourite sandwich filling? Do let me know in the comments below.

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Author: Jan Bennett
Open Sandwich Recipe with Spicy Eggs

Open Sandwich Recipe with Spicy Eggs

A delicious sandwich with ciabatta bread. Who doesn't love a good tomato sandwich especially when it's topped with eggs and a bit of spice?
Prep time: 5 MinCook time: 5 MinTotal time: 10 Min

Ingredients

Per person you will need:
  • mild olive oil
  • ciabatta bread - sliced in half lengthways
  • 2 x tomatoes - thickly sliced
  • 1 x red chilli pepper - deseeded and finely sliced
  • 2 x spring onions (scallions or green onions) - sliced
  • 2 eggs
  • a pinch of sweet red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to season
  • a few chives - snipped
  • flat leaf parsley - chopped

Instructions

Gather and prepare the ingredients first
  1. Brush each half of the ciabatta (on the cut side) with a little oil.
  2. Heat up a large frying pan and once it's nice and hot place the bread cut side down and lightly press to colour the bread, then remove and set aside.
  3. Now, using the same pan add a little more oil and fry the tomato slices. Once done, put them onto your ciabatta.
  4. Add a little more oil if needed and fry the eggs.
  5. Now add the chilli and spring onions to the still hot pan and stir to cook for a minute or so. Remove and scatter over the top of the eggs.
  6. Sprinkle with sweet pepper flakes, chives and parsley. Season with salt and pepper and serve straight away.
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