Bacon Egg and Cheese Bagel

New York-style bagel sandwiches at home.

1 bagel sandwich

Time: 25 mins

By Ethan Chlebowski

This New York City classic sandwich is so easy to replicate at home. I love making this with a plain or sesame seed bagel. Make your own NYC style bagels or pick some up at the store.

Ethan Chlebowski

Ethan Chlebowski



  • Bagel sandwich

    • bagels
    • eggs
      , scrambled
    • bacon
      2-4 slices
    • cheese
      1 slice
  • Additional toppings

    • hot sauce


Step 1: Fry bacon

In a hot pan, up 2-3 slices of bacon (or however much you want) to your desired crispness. Set aside.

  • Check out this video deep dive to understand how to cook bacon to any consistency you want.

Step 2: Scramble eggs

Crack eggs into a bowl and whisk them together.

Heat a pan over medium heat. Add some butter to the skillet. Once your pan is hot, and the butter is melting, add the whisked eggs and cook until your preferred doneness.

  • Watch this video if you want to learn more about how to make scrambled eggs.

Step 3: Assemble the sandwich

Slice open your bagel of choice and lay the slice of cheese on the bottom, followed by the bacon and eggs. Add any kind of hot sauce or condiment on top before closing the sandwich.

Optionally wrap in foil or parchment paper to compress the sandwich and let it and soften up. Enjoy warm.



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