You will fall in love with this recipe! Simple, quick to prepare, complete and above all very rich and economical. These stuffed breads offered by Cocina con Carmen are very similar to the traditional Napoleon eggs. They keep inside the buns a vegetable stir-fry topped with a poached egg and lots of cheese!

Surely no one at home can resist this version of baked eggs that Bonaparte himself had among his favorites. In the original recipe for eggs Napoleon the taste of onion, bread and eggs are combined.

A dish with a lot of history, cheap and that Carmen covers wonderfully on her YouTube. Don’t miss the video!

Brief history about Napoleon’s Eggs

The recipe for Napoleon eggs is a recipe that, according to legend, was born from the French soldier’s own request to enjoy the hot meal.

Far from liking great preparations, he preferred the simplest recipes with which nothing was cooled. Thus, the palace chefs stopped preparing excellent dishes and delicious delicacies, in favor of quick and very tasty recipes.

Egg Stuffed Napoleon style bread

for 4 people


  • 3 buns to fill
  • a small onion
  • 1/4 red bell pepper
  • An Italian-style green pepper
  • A carrot
  • 100 grams of bacon or bacon
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 100 grams of cream cheese
  • 100 grams of mozzarella cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • oregano

Step by step

  1. Prepare the sauce

    Wash and finely chop the vegetables to make a sauce in a pan over medium heat with a splash of oil. Add the bacon and let the vegetables brown. Season to taste.

  2. Add the cheeses

    Reduce the heat to low and add the two types of cheese to the pan with the sofrito until they are well integrated into the mixture.

  3. Prepare the breads

    Cut off the top of the buns and remove the crumbs, leaving room to add the filling inside. Break an egg on the bread, cover it with cheese (to taste) and send it to the oven.

  4. Bake the bread

    With the oven preheated to 200 degrees, bake the patties for 2 minutes. After the time has passed, remove the tapas with the gratin cheese and keep the bread in the oven for another 15 minutes. Check that the eggs are to your liking. Eat before they cool, they are great!

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