Michelle Cooks: Protein Breakfast Sandwich

Put that cereal away and no need to head to the drive through.

You can make a quick, healthy breakfast sandwich that fills you up quickly!

Protein Breakfast Sandwich

Yield: 1 sandwich Prep Time: 2 mins Total Time: 5 mins


  • 1 English muffin, toasted
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • Pinch of chili powder
  • Pinch of garlic powder
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 ounce cheddar cheese, grated
  • Hot sauce
  • Salt and pepper


Toast English muffin.

Whisk egg in a bowl and microwave on high for 65 seconds. Remove egg and fold it into a circle shape the size of the muffin.

Top with cheese and microwave for another 15 seconds.

Mash black beans (drained and rinsed) with chili powder, garlic, and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Spread black beans on the English muffin and top with the avocado. Place hot cheesy egg on top of the avocado and season with salt and pepper. Add a dash of hot sauce.

Eat right away or wrap in foil to take on the go.

(This recipe and more can be found at macheesmo.com).

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