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Fast Day #11: Egg White Sandwich with Veggie Sausage Patty - 199 Calories


Egg White Sandwich w/ Veggie Sausage Patty
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I eat a lot of eggs. I love fried, sunny side up, over easy, scrambled, omelets, poached.. poached! And my go to breakfast is an (sometimes 1, most of the time 2) egg sandwich with mayo and cheese. But for between 323 to 260 obvious reasons, those are probably not the best way to start a Fast Day.

So I am trying out different variations on my go to breakfast.

Initially, I was a bit dismayed when I opened up the Morning Star Farms® Original Sausage Patty. The patty was TIE-knee, tiny. It's about the size of a silver dollar pancake, or an inch and a half in diameter. But once I assembled the sandwich it was ok.

I was also trying to refrain from using any oil when cooking my egg whites. It was a tricky endeavor but I think i found a good way to cook egg whites with water.

But the key to this sandwich was the harissa. It adds spice, depth and interest so you don't miss the egg yolk. The first time I ever had harissa was when I made All Veggie Harissa Pizza. Since then I've slathered it on sandwiches and mixed it with yogurt for a quick fried food dip. I'm not an expert on it and the only one I've ever had was one that I made myself. But this stuff is magical. It turns a plain Jane dish into a really awesome one that will make you enjoy every bite.

Egg White Sandwich with Veggie Sausage Patty: 199 Calories

Ingredients:

  • 1 Morning Star Farms® Original Sausage Patty (80 calories)
  • 1 egg white (16 calories)
  • 2 slices Pantry Essentials Wheat Bread (90 calories)
  • 7 g Harissa Sauce (13 calories)

 

Instructions:

  1. Toast bread. 
  2. Separate egg yolk from egg white. Set aside egg whites
  3. In a non stick pan, bring to soft boil 1/4 cup water and slide in egg white. Cover and reduce heat until egg whites are opaque. Remove lid.
  4. Heat sausage patty, covered, for 30 seconds. Turn over and cover, heat sausage for another 30 seconds
  5. Remove egg whites from pan, draining and blotting any water if necessary
  6. When toast is finished, remove and spread harissa onto toast
  7. Break up the sausage patty into small pieces (about 8) and place on toast
  8. Top with egg whites and remaining toast.


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