Recipe courtesy of Curtis Aikens

Fried Egg, Mushroom and Mozzarella Sandwich

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  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 sandwich
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3 large button mushrooms, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons butter, separated

Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

1 large egg

1-ounce fresh mozzarella, shredded

1 piece pumpernickel bread, buttered

Chopped parsley for garnish


  1. In a small saute pan, with a cover, saute mushrooms in 1 tablespoon butter until they begin to brown, remove from pan and season, set aside. In the same pan melt remaining butter and add egg, when the white is slightly firm break the yolk and spread it over the egg. Top the egg with mushrooms and shredded mozzarella and cover the pan. Cook until cheese melts. Garnish with chopped parsley. Remove with a spatula to buttered pumpernickel.