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I feel like this sandwich is SO beyond fitting for today.

Strawberry, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

I mean, it’s the ultimate hangover food, and seeing as yesterday was the Fourth of July, I feel like we all need this sandwich in our lives today. Yep, you are welcome in advance.

Speaking of which, um HEY! I haven’t talked with you guys in what feels like FOREVER. I mean, we chatted on Friday, and we did some major snapchating on Saturday (username: hbharvest), but man, it feels like it’s been so LOOONNNGGGG.

Let’s do a little weekend recap, shall we? OK, cool.

So Friday we ate lots and lots of ice cream cake…and then I proceeded to write… and write, and write, and write… all night long, in hopes of finishing up work so I could hop on a plane and meet my family down in Mexico. Sadly, I just couldn’t get all my work done, so instead of going to Mexico I hung out with you guys, made, hummus, talked about edible flowers…and cheese, and then cleaned for hours. Sunday was pretty chill, I face-timed with the fam in Mexico and they showed me how incredibly gorgeous it is there. UGH. Bummed I missed out on that trip. BUT I’m not feeling horrible because I am really, really excited about all the things I stayed home to work on. Plus, I heard they did a booze cruise yesterday, not sure that type of thing is for me. For my 4th, I did typical fourth things… cooked, ate, wrote a lot, and then watched a few fireworks. Can’t complain.

But guys, enough about boring me! What did you guys do over this long weekend? I know many of you made some recipes because you tagged me on instagram and sent me snaps (THANK YOU! I love seeing your creations!). Clearly I need to live through you guys, so TELL me all the fun things you did over the long holiday and what you had to eat? Please tell me there was sunshine involved too? and fireworks? and obviously cheese? and pie? and ice cream?!?

Ahh, I love summer!

Strawberry, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Okok, let’s talk about this epic Strawberry, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich.

I’m kind of way too excited about this sandwich, like way too excited! Do you see that egg??! Oh my gosh, and the crispy prosciutto?!? and the fresh strawberries?? and the basil?? and the Brie?!?!? Oh my gosh, losing it over here.

Strawberry, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Here’s the deal, while I was hiking Saturday morning, I was thinking… I always do way too much thinking on my hikes, sometimes it’s nothing special, but 99.5% of the time my “hiking thinking” is basically creative thinking. Does that make sense? Ahh, I dunno, but the point is I come up with all my best ideas on hikes.

Anyway, I fully had another recipe all ready to go up for you guys today. It’s cold, creamy, berry filled and just freaking YUM. You will see it very soon. BUT, while I was hiking I just had such a strong feeling about this sandwich and the fact that it needed to be seen TODAY. Today, the day after the Fourth of July. When everyone is probably tired, slightly cranky, and simply in need of a really damn good breakfast sandwich. One that can triple for breakfast, lunch OR dinner.

So I got home from hiking, and oddly, I had ALL of these ingredients in my house – ALL of them! That never happens, so clearly this sandwich really was just meant to be. The croissants I had in the freezer and the prosciutto… still surprisingly fresh in the fridge. Of course when it comes to ingredients like cheese, avocados and fresh fruit, well I am always pretty well stocked. And never do I ever run out of fresh eggs, so like I said, I was good to go.

And this sandwich is GOOD too, no amazing, no perfection… actually, it’s just EVERYTHING. 🙂

Don’t let my excitement annoy you, just take it as a sign that you should probably stop reading and, GO MAKE THIS NOW.

Strawberry, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

So super fast here, since I cannot help it, layer by layer, this is how this sandwich goes…

…buttery croissant

…warm melty Brie

…avocado

…fresh, sweet strawberries

…honey drizzle

…crispy prosciutto

…poached egg

…basil

…buttery croissant top

and DONE. Breakfast sandwich of my dream. 🙂

Don’t let these sweet and savory combos scare you, I promise this works, and it’s just about the most delicious breakfast sandwich ever. Plus, come on, have I ever steered you wrong?

Strawberry, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Strawberry, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings: 2 SANDWICHES
Calories Per Serving: 610 kcal

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Ingredients

  • 2 in large [croissants | https://www.halfbakedharvest.com/homemade-croissants-step-step-photos/] sliced half lengthwise
  • 4-6 ounces sliced Brie
  • 4 slices thin prosciutto omit if vegetarian
  • 1 avocado pit removed + sliced
  • 3-4 strawberries sliced into circles
  • 2 poached or fried eggs
  • Kosher salt + pepper
  • 6 leaves fresh basil
  • honey for drizzling

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Place the bottom halves of the croissants on a baking sheet and layer with the slices of Brie. On the other side of the baking sheet, lay the prosciutto in a flat, even layer. Place in the oven and bake for 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the prosciutto is crispy.
  • Meanwhile, cook your eggs to your liking.
  • Remove the croissants from the oven and top with slices of avocado and strawberries. Drizzle the strawberries with honey and sprinkle lightly with salt. Add the crispy prosciutto and then the egg, sprinkle with salt + pepper. Add a handful of arugula (if desired) and a few basil leaves. Lightly drizzle the whole sandwich with honey. Now place the top half of the croissant on the sandwich, break into that egg and...devour!

Notes

*Goat cheese works amazing in place of the Brie. *For the eggs in this sandwich, I prefer poached, but fried or over-easy would be great as well.
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Strawberry, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

Ahhh, I hope not.. 🙂 Take that Tuesday the 5th of July. ?

PS. Happy Birthday to my oldest brother Creighton, hope you’re having a great time in Mexico!

Strawberry, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto Breakfast Sandwich | halfbakedharvest.com @hbharvest

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  1. This looks like the ultimate breakfast sandwich! And it’s loaded with all my favorite ingredients! I’ll have to make it ASAP =)

  2. You seem to spend a ton of time with your family. In your shoes, I’d be happy to get a break from them although mexico does sound nice 🙂 I could never be around my siblings and parents constantly on a daily basis at this point in my life (mid 20s), lol.

    1. I do spend a lot of time with them, but its always fun! Theres always something new going on with so many family members!

  3. I didn’t drink anything this weekend but I would be glad to eat this sandwich.
    Sorry you missed the trip.
    At least the family will come to see you at Christmas (or is it for all the great food you fix for them?)

  4. Sadly my walks in the woods do not produce the same inspired results as yours do. Must be something about that Colorado air not to mention your gift for pulling together ingredients. I would hike quite a few miles for this sandwich!

  5. Yesterday was just regular work day for me (I’m canadian), but damn, I would have still needed this sandwich come morning ! In fact, I should make it for my sister tomorrow morning ! She just came back from Peru yesterday, she’s clearly the one in need of something fresh and savory like this !!! (and some more time in bed and not in the kitchen to catch up some sleep !!)

    1. That would be so nice!! I’m sure she would love that!! Hope you have fun making it Erika!! Thank you!

  6. I’m sorry about your not going to Mexico!! Just means your next trip will be double the fun 🙂 This sandwich is gorgeous and these Italian flavors are making me miss Italy!! It reminds me of the breakfast we had every morning in a B&B we stayed in. But, deconstructed – cornetti, prosciutto, boiled eggs, fruit, all served separately. NOMMM

  7. This sandwich is perfection Girl! I’m sorry you didn’t make it to Mexico but I totally get being happy to stay home and be busy instead cause that’s totally how I am. Thanks for another inspiring recipe!

    1. I was pretty bummed about Mexico! They’re all home telling me about it! Thanks Tori!! So happy you like it!

  8. Looks definitely fitting for today, this Tuesday just feels like a Monday.
    SOMEONE SEND HELP.
    Thanks for your gorgeous pictures & recipes!

    1. Yes, Tuesday feels like a Monday. I thought after all the food I ate in the last few days, I would never be hungry, again. Recipe and photo has me hungry~!!!