Scrambled Egg Subs — Meatless Monday

Switch up your usual breakfast-for-dinner menu with Food Network Magazine's quick-fix sandwich.
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Photo by: Christopher Testani ©Christopher Testani 2013

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While breakfast for dinner may be part of the usual suppertime routine in many homes, you most likely look to a standard stack of pancakes or a platter of eggs and bacon to get the job done. But the options for morning meals at dinner indeed go beyond the traditional. Think Food Network Kitchen's cinnamon-scented  Coconut-Almond French Toast Casserole, Food Network Magazine's Mushroom-Spinach Baked Eggs laced with nutty Gruyère cheese, or the  Scrambled Egg Subs (pictured above) from Food Network Magazine.

Instead of featuring scrambled eggs alongside toast, this quick-fix recipe has them stuffed inside buttered hot dog buns for a heartier dish. The secret to turning out soft, fluffy scrambled eggs — and not tough, dry ones — is to not overcook the eggs. Here the eggs come together over medium heat, so they're not scorched right away, and only when they've begun to set is it time to add the fresh herbs and melty cheese, like Havarti or Muenster, for over-the-top gooeyness. A handful of fresh scallions in the eggs promises a subtle, welcome bite, while a cool side salad of radishes and celery rounds out the fuss-free meal in a hurry.

Get the Recipe: Scrambled Egg Subs from Food Network Magazine

Meatless Monday, an international movement, encourages people everywhere to cut meat one day a week for personal and planetary health. Browse more Meatless Monday recipes.

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