Bacon-Egg English Muffin

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Terry Kuehn of Waunakee, Wisconsin stacks cheese, Canadian bacon and poached eggs on an English muffin to make this appealing eye-opener. Perfect for one, this delicious open-faced sandwich is special enough for guests, too.
Bacon-Egg English Muffin Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened
  • 1 English muffin, split and toasted
  • 2 slices process American cheese
  • 2 slices Canadian bacon


  1. Place 2-3 in. of water in a large skillet with high sides; add vinegar. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer gently. Break cold eggs, 1 at a time, into a custard cup or saucer; holding the cup close to the surface of the water, slip egg into water. Cook, uncovered, until whites are completely set, about 4 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, spread cream cheese over muffin halves. Top with cheese slices and Canadian bacon. Using a slotted spoon, lift eggs out of water and place over bacon.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 273 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 247mg cholesterol, 828mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein.