The ultimate breakfast croissant with Capicollo

Perfect for weekend mornings, this breakfast croissant with capicollo, brie cheese and pears is an easy treat to prepare!


4 croissants


10 minutes


5 minutes



  • 4 butter croissants
  • 8 slices Black Pepper Cooked Capicollo
  • ¼ cup of honey mustard
  • 8 slices Brie cheese (preferably from Quebec)
  • 1 Forelle pear
  • 4 cups of watercress (or arugula)
  • 2 tsp of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • Freshly-ground salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. Heat up the croissants in the oven for 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, cook the slices of Capicollo in a frying pan for 1 to 2 minutes just to heat them up. Set aside.
  4. Slice the croissants in half. Brush the insides with honey mustard.
  5. Cut the pear into thin slices.
  6. In a bowl, toss the watercress (or arugula) with the lemon juice and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.
  7. Place the slices of pear, Capicollo and Brie on the croissant bases and garnish with watercress. Cover with the top halves of the croissants. Serve immediately.

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