Scrambled Egg and Cheese Drop-Biscuit Breakfast Sandwiches Recipe

These scrambled eggs are so cheesy, they're almost like Mexican queso fundido. Daniel Gritzer

Delicious drop biscuits—quick and easy to make—are stuffed with scrambled eggs loaded with melted mozzarella cheese, a touch of feta, and plenty of fresh dill. On the surface, this may seem like a lot of work just for breakfast, but it actually couldn't be easier to prepare.

Why this recipe works:

  • Using just a little feta and then supplementing it with mild mozzarella cheese provides plenty of feta flavor without it overpowering the eggs, plus the great texture of melted mozzarella cheese.
  • A base of onions cooked in butter adds depth and complexity to the scrambled eggs.
  • Drop biscuits are so quick and easy to whip up, this dish is a fraction of the work it seems.

Recipe Facts

Active: 20 mins
Total: 20 mins
Serves: 4 servings

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  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1 cup finely diced yellow onion (from about 1/2 medium onion)

  • 8 large eggs, beaten

  • 6 ounces mozzarella, diced (about 3/4 cup)

  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (about 1 ounce)

  • 1 tablespoon minced dill

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 4 freshly baked large drop biscuits, split


  1. In a medium nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium heat until starting to foam. Add onion and cook, stirring, until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add eggs and cook, stirring constantly, until loosely curds form throughout. Add feta and mozzarella and cook, stirring, until mozzarella is melted and eggs are softly scrambled, about 1 minute. Stir in dill and remove from heat. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

  2. Arrange biscuit bottom halves on plates and spoon eggs on top. Close biscuits with top halves and serve immediately.


Depending on how salty your feta is, you may not need extra salt to season the eggs: taste before seasoning.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
676 Calories
41g Fat
46g Carbs
30g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 676
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 17g 86%
Cholesterol 430mg 143%
Sodium 1077mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 530mg 41%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 361mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)