Chef Neal Brown’s City Ham Baked Breakfast Sandwich

Whether you’re trying to feed a family or a big appetite, this breakfast sandwich is the perfect option! Using Smoking Goose’s City Ham that’s been gently browned in butter, topped with spinach, melted muenster cheese and a baguette that’s been slathered with strawberry jam, you’ll be on a path to a day of deliciousness.


  1. Pre-Heat Oven to 450F
  2. Heat saute pan over medium heat and melt butter in the pan.
  3. Brown the ham gently in butter, remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Place spinach in the pan and wilt in the residual fat from the ham. Set aside.
  5. Soft scramble eggs in pan, and set aside.
  6. To one side of the bread, spread mayo, and to the other side, spread jam.
  7. Layer the cooked ingredients on each ide of the sandwich, spinach on the top of the mayo side, ham on the top of the jam side, eggs anywhere you prefer.
  8. Cut cheese slices in half and layer across the top of both sides of the sandwich.
  9. Place on a baking sheet and bake at 450 for 8-10 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Cut into four sections and serve when you are ready to eat. Can be served hot out of the oven, or at room temperature as part of a meal.

Recipe Credit

Neal Brown has become well known as one of the top chefs of the Midwest. His 20+ years of restaurant experinece has earned him local and national attention, including a 2 time nomination for the prestigious James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Midwest Region. Neal has founded many popular Indianapolis-based restaurants including; The Libertine, Pizzology, and Ukiyo. Follow Neal’s culinary escapades on Instagram at @nealjbrown