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Bacon, egg and cheese sandwich
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An open bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich
Type Breakfast sandwich
Main ingredients Bread, bacon, eggs (fried or scrambled), cheese

A bacon, egg and cheese sandwich is a breakfast sandwich popular in the United States and Canada. It is made with bacon, eggs (typically fried or scrambled), cheese and bread, which may be buttered and toasted. Many similar sandwiches exist, substituting alternate meat products for the bacon or using different varieties of cheese or bread.


McDonald's Egg McMuffin, a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich using Canadian bacon

A typical sandwich with these ingredients has about 20 grams of fat and 350 calories. A version has been adapted to make a low carbohydrate meal. In the United States, the bacon egg and cheese sandwich has also been modified into a prepackaged food product as a Hot Pocket (170 calories and 7 grams of fat) and a Lean Pocket (150 calories and 4.5 grams of fat).

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