This morning I wanted to make something a bit different for breakfast. We had some good Italian sausage left over from our pizza making the day before, along with fresh mushrooms, mozzarella cheese and some other pizza toppings. I’ve got dough in the refrigerator, so I could have made more pizza, but we’ve been eating a lot of bread lately and I wanted to rein it in a bit.
I considered making sausage and cheese omelets, but decided that was a bit too ordinary, and I hoped the pizza look would appeal to the youngest member of the family. The result was definitely not ordinary and, as predicted, was popular with the younger, ‘not-so-sure-about-eggs’ family member who is now looking forward to trying it again – with pepperoni.
pizza toppings: pepperoni, sausage, onions, mushrooms, peppers, spinach – your choice.
herbs, salt, pepper or other seasonings
Preheat broiler. Prepare the toppings and set aside. Crack eggs into a bowl and scramble with a whisk or fork until uniform yellow color. I used a small pan and two eggs per person. Season as desired.
Melt butter in a shallow, oven safe pan over med-low heat. When butter is foamy, add eggs and swirl to coat bottom evenly. Sprinkle egg mixture with pizza toppings. Top with cheese.
When the eggs are cooked on the bottom, place pan under broiler for a few minutes, watching carefully, until eggs are cooked on top and cheese is melted.