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open faced Denver omelet sandwiches on a white platter topped with melted cheddar and a drizzle of hot sauce
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Open Faced Denver Sandwiches

Open faced Denver sandwiches bring the classic flavor of Denver omelets to a delicious open faced brunch sandwich. Perfect for breakfast, brunch or even breakfast for dinner!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 sandwiches
Calories: 338kcal


  • 4 pieces Texas toast
  • 3-4 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup diced white onion
  • 1 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped ham
  • 10 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream


  • Toast your bread to it's preferred level. Butter one side of hot toast. This is now the 'top' side. Set it on a waiting plate, and repeat for the three remaining pieces of bread.
  • Add the butter to a large skillet, and heat it until the butter's melted.
  • Turn the heat up to medium and stir in the peppers, onion, and ham. Sauté them until the vegetables have become somewhat tender, and the ham's heated through.
  • Add the eggs & cream to a mixing bowl, and whisk them together until combined.
  • Pour the eggs into the skillet and cook them, stirring to scramble until the reach your desired consistency.
  • Dived the mixture evenly between the four toasts, and salt & pepper- as needed.
  • Serve topped with fresh chives.


  • Not sure how to scramble eggs? Check out my post on how to make the best scrambled eggs to learn everything you need to know.
  • You could add some cheese into the mix if desired. Shredded cheddar or Swiss would be delicious.
  • This recipe easily doubles or even triples to serve a crowd for breakfast or brunch.
  • Have leftover ham? Especially after the holidays? This is a tasty way to use it up, that won't seem like the same ol, same ol'.


Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 513mg | Sodium: 636mg | Potassium: 296mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1189IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 3mg