Breakfast Grilled Cheese

"This is a great recipe. Having company soon and will definitely serve this for breakfast." - Elaine

Wisconsin Cheese Breakfast Grilled Cheese Recipe
Active Time
40 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Colby, Cotija or Monterey Jack can be used in this recipe.


  1. Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Drain sausage on paper towel; wipe out skillet.
  2. Whisk eggs, water and salt if desired in bowl. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in same skillet over medium heat, swirling to coat bottom of pan. Add egg mixture; cook and stir until eggs are almost set. Add in sausage. Cook and stir until eggs are set. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Wipe out skillet.
  3. Combine cheeses in a bowl. Layer a fourth of egg mixture on four slices of bread. Sprinkle each with cheese mixture. Top with spinach leaves and remaining bread. Spread the outsides of sandwiches with remaining butter.
  4. Toast sandwiches on a griddle over medium-low heat for 2-4 minutes on each side or until bread is golden brown and cheeses are melted. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tip

  • Make-ahead tip: Double the egg-sausage mixture. Cool, cover and refrigerate leftovers. Warm them up the next day, and then prepare sandwiches as directed for an even easier breakfast .

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