Posh egg ‘McMuffin’ with emmental, beetroot, honey mustard and rocket

18 May

My take on Mc Donalds famous ‘McMuffin’
I LOVE MC DONALDS BREAKFASTS – actually better than their lunchy/dinnery/midnight snack or what ever you want to call it burger/wrap menu…

Basically looked in the fridge, saw what needed to be eaten (emmental… beetroot… rocket…) and with a dollop of honey and chilli mustard, perfect quick and cheap brunch treat. I keep my muffins in the freezer so they don’t go all stale and also because I hate buying a packet and feeling guilty about wasting food so I eat a muffin a day (or two) which is just annoying! First world problems hey, shameless. Image

Serves one,
Ingredients:
1 wholemeal (trying to be healthy!) muffin, sliced
slice of beetroot
handful of rocket
a few slices of emmental (it’s not very strong so for flavour purposes have a chunky slice –  going to try it with good old British cheddar next time, think it will be better!)
1 large egg
half a teaspoon mustard
splash of olive oil
rock salt and freshly ground pepper

Method:
1. Heat a frying pan with a splash of oil and fry your egg
2. Spread the mustard on one half of the muffin, and arrange your cheese slices on the other side, pop under the grill until melted/toasted.
3. Add your beetroot slice to the mustard-covered muffin, then the egg, rocket, salt and pepper and finally Imagepop on the cheese muffin hat and eat!!

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3 Responses to “Posh egg ‘McMuffin’ with emmental, beetroot, honey mustard and rocket”

  1. An Urban Mystic May 18, 2013 at 3:16 pm #

    That looks yum!

  2. Rachel June 13, 2013 at 12:33 pm #

    Hey Phoebe,

    Great blog! It’s making me miss my own year abroad-I did Bogotá and then Turin, Italy and absolutely loved it. And all your recipes look absolutely delicious. I’m now casting for a new MTV documentary about sex and relationships and we’re looking for young people in France who would like to take part. I’m wondering if you know anyone who you’ve met along the way who might be interested? Do you have an email where I could send you a bit more information about it?

    Best,

    Rachel

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