How to cook a full English breakfast

A traditional full English

2y ago

A tradition for breakfast in the UK is something called a English breakfast and is a normal thing in the UK, we love them and can't get enough, of this first meal of the day, what used to be a tradition is now more likely to be eaten once or so a week these day, but when we are overseas British people search out this traditional meal and expats restaurants across the Eurozone always offer a full English breakfast, and its normally up for a really cheap price to draw Brit's in, below is a list of what you will find in a traditional English breakfast. You will also see many other items that can also be added to the plate on what is called, A large full English, most are cooked in the frying pan and takes about 25 to 30 minutes to cook, make sure to keep it all warm in an oven as you cook each item before serving.


Two tablespoons of olive or sunflower oil

Two sausages

One tomato halved.

150 g button mushrooms

Two rashers of bacon

One or two medium eggs

One slice of buttered bread or toast

200 g baked beans in tomato sauce.

One cup of tea or a coffee

You could also have some or all of the below.

Black pudding

Fried bread

Bubble and squeak


Hash browns


Put the two tablespoons of olive or sunflower into a large frying pan, add the two sausages, add the half's of tomato, add 150 g button mushrooms and fry until cooked, once cooked remove to a warm oven, then in the same frying pan place the two rashers of bacon and your egg or eggs.

Cook your beans 200 grams of baked beans in a saucepan or in the microwave.

Once all is ready place on a large plate and serve with the slice of bread or toast and a cup of tea or a coffee on the side, oh and don't forget your brown sauce..

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Comments (2)

  • No no no..... Gotta have tinned tomatoes.... Goes with the egg yolk and bean juice to be mopped up by the toast at the end. :)

      2 years ago
  • Anyone puts tomato on my full English they are wearing it!

      2 years ago