Italian Flatbread Breakfast Sandwich

Here’s a flatbread breakfast sandwich you’ll love. The flatbread Panini cooks up in minutes and is the tastiest breakfast Panini!

Who says you can’t have a sandwich for breakfast? This Italian breakfast Panini marries fabulous flavor with quick cooking for a meal that’s ready in no time. If you love Panini flatbread recipes, this will become one of your go-to flatbread sandwich recipes.

Flatbread sandwich cut in half sitting on a plate with herbs and tomato around it.

Ingredients

The flatbread Panini features protein-rich eggs and mozzarella, fiber from flatbread and tomatoes, and a burst of fresh flavor from the basil leaves. You only need five ingredients to make a flatbread breakfast sandwich:

Flatbread: You can use any type of flatbread that you’d like––choose gluten free if necessary. Flatout flatbread tends to be lower in calories.

Eggs: Scrambled eggs and mozzarella add filling protein to the flatbread Panini.

Tomato and basil: Adding fresh produce adds oomph to the flavor and provides satiating fiber.

Helpful kitchen tools

Having these kitchen items on hand makes cooking up a breakfast Panini that much easier:

Step-by-step instructions

I’m not one of those people who ever skips breakfast. After all, the effects of skipping breakfast aren’t so pretty. On a personal note, I would get hangry really, really fast if I didn’t eat till lunchtime! And as a registered dietitian, I know the importance of starting the day with a nutrient-packed meal.

This Panini flatbread breakfast sandwich is one of my favorites because it feels fancy, yet is super simple to make.

To make the breakfast panini, first preheat a Panini sandwich press. Fold flatbread, and place on sandwich press.

Fill with scrambled eggs, mozzarella, tomato slices, and basil. Grill sandwich on Panini press until cheese is melted and the sandwich is hot. Cut in half, and serve immediately.

flatbread panini cut in half on a plate

Recipe FAQ

What if I don’t have a Panini press?

If you don’t own a Panini press, no problem! You can use a cast-iron grill pan to make a flatbread breakfast sandwich. You’ll want to press the lid of a pot on top of each side of the sandwich to form grill marks. Use cooking spray, if you’d like, over medium-high heat.

Can I toast the flatbread instead of grilling it?

You absolutely can. You can toast the flatbread on a baking tray in the oven or in a toaster oven.

Can I make an omelet instead of scrambled eggs?

Feel like turning the cooked egg mixture into an omelet instead of scrambled eggs? That’s absolutely fine.

More flatbread recipes

I love using flatbread as an ingredient to make Italian flatbread sandwich recipes and more.

You can do so many things with it! Here are a few more flatbread recipe ideas I think you’ll love. I’ve included some of my favorite flatbread pizza picks, which you can definitely enjoy as breakfast pizza.

More flatbread sandwiches

If you’d like more flatbread sandwich ideas, including breakfast Panini recipes, here’s your short list to try:

top down view of flatbread panini cut in half on a plate
flatbread breakfast panini

Italian Flatbread Breakfast Sandwich

Here's a flatbread breakfast sandwich you'll love. The flatbread Panini cooks up in minutes and is the tastiest breakfast Panini!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 390 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 flatbread
  • 2 eggs, scrambled
  • 1 ounce part-skim mozzarella, sliced
  • 1 plum tomato, sliced
  • 3 leaves fresh basil, torn

Instructions
 

  • Fold flatbread, and place on sandwich press.
  • Fill with eggs, mozzarella, tomato slices, and basil.
  • Grill sandwich on Panini press until cheese is melted and the sandwich is hot. Cut in half, and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 390kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 24gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 390mgSodium: 600mgFiber: 4gSugar: 4g
Keyword Flatbread, Panini
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I’d love to hear from you! Let me know how you enjoy this egg Panini breakfast sandwich recipe. The Italian breakfast sandwich will become one of your top Panini breakfast ideas.

What are your favorite flatbread recipe ideas?

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