Egg, Gorgonzola and Pancetta Sandwiches

giada sandwich
Get creative with your breakfast sandwich by trying this recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis!
Vegetable cooking sprayvegetable cooking spray1
12 very thin slices of pancettapancetta12
6 hard boiled eggs, peeled and coarsely choppedegg(s)5
1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled gorgonzola cheesegorgonzola cheese1
Zest of 1 lemonlemon zest1
⅓ cup mayonnaisemayonnaise
⅓ cup chopped fresh chiveschives
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional)salt and freshly ground black pepper1
8 (½-inch thick) slices whole wheat

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Lay the pancetta in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes until crispy and brown. Drain on paper towels.

In a medium bowl, combine the eggs, gorgonzola cheese, lemon zest, mayonnaise, and chives. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, if using. Spread the mixture evenly over 4 slices of the bread. Crumble the pancetta and sprinkle over the egg mixture. Place the remaining bread slices on top.

Cut the sandwiches in half and arrange on a serving platter.


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