Open-Faced Ham & Pesto Melt with Fried Egg

Open-Faced Ham & Pesto Melt with Fried Egg

Prep Time

20 Mins


Makes 5 sandwiches


10 slices Smithfield Prime Fresh Deli Ham, divided
5 slices sourdough bread, toasted
5 tbsp basil pesto, divided
5 slices fresh mozzarella
5 fried eggs
Fresh basil, for garnish

How To Make

• Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Place the sourdough bread slices on the baking sheet. Top each bread slice with 1 tbsp of basil pesto. Next, place two slices of the ham on each bread slices followed by 1 slice of mozzarella. Once assembled place the baking sheet into the oven and let the mozzarella melt about five minutes.

• While the cheese melts crack 5 eggs into a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the eggs for about two to three minutes. Remove the skillet from the heat.

• Remove the baking sheet from the oven and place the toasts on a serving plate. Top each toast with a fried egg. Garnish with fresh basil.