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How to Make: Pesto, Mozzarella & Egg Breakfast Sandwich
SLINGERLANDS -- This healthy vegetarian breakfast egg-sandwich recipe is a delicious way to use up pesto and fresh mozzarella cheese and it's ready in just 5 minutes.
1 serving | Active Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes
· 1 whole-wheat English muffin
· 1 large egg, lightly beaten
· 3 tablespoons chopped roasted red pepper
· 1 teaspoon prepared pesto
· 1 thin slice fresh mozzarella cheese
1. Toast English muffin. Combine egg and roasted red pepper in a small (about 8-ounce) microwave-safe ramekin or bowl. Cover and microwave until the egg is set, about 1 minute. Spread pesto on 1 English muffin half, then top with cheese. Place the egg on the cheese. Top with the remaining English muffin half.
Per serving : 362 Calories; 15 g Fat; 6 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 210 mg Cholesterol; 34 g Carbohydrates; 21 g Protein; 5 g Fiber; 782 mg Sodium; 244 mg Potassium
2 Carbohydrate Serving
CHEF INFO: Melissa Doney Sheridan grew up in Latham, NY and is a 1996 Graduate of Shaker High School. She then went on to graduate from Hudson Valley Community College and SUNY Potsdam.
While at Potsdam, she worked for Hazen Enterprises in their Mama Lucia’s and Maxfield’s Restaurants. It was there that her passion to
create culinary delights took hold and she decided to attend culinary school.
Melissa studied Culinary Arts at Schenectady County Community College, where she graduated in 2003.
While at Schenectady she did internships at The Kentucky Derby, The Belmont Stakes and Breeders’ Cup. She was also the Campus Recruiter
for The Walt Disney World College Program, which she participated in while attending SUNY Potsdam. She currently sits on the Perkins Board at Schenectady.
While attending SCCC, Melissa worked at McGeary’s in Albany and Lanie’s Café in Loudonville. Upon graduation, she was the Sous Chef of The Country Club of Troy.
Melissa moved north to Lake George in 1995 and became the Executive Chef of the Shoreline Entertainment Complex. In 1997, she became the Executive Sous Chef at the Fort William Henry Resort and Conference Center in Lake George, NY.
Chef Melissa is most recently known for being a contestant on the FOX television show Hell’s Kitchen with Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsey. She appeared on Season 8, in which she was 1 of 16 contestants selected from 50,000 applicants.
She has also appeared on local radio and television, and donates her skills and talents to charity events for American Cancer Society, Circle of Life Camp, Caritas and A Taste of Albany.
Melissa is currently the Head Chef at the ShopRite of Niskayuna, leading our team in preparing delicious and convenient entrées for you to take home and call your own.
She is also an adjunct instructor at Schenectady County Community College for the Culinary Arts Program.