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Easy Egg Scramble With Vegetables

Easy Egg Scramble With Vegetables

CUISINE

American

PREP

10 minutes

COOK

10 minutes

SERVINGS

2 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion, diced
  • 1/2 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1 potato, diced
  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • 1 fresh hot green chile (like jalapeño), chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • Salsa or Sriracha (optional)

Directions:

  1. Place onions, peppers, potatoes or veggies of choice in a small saucepan with a drizzle of olive oil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, mix eggs, milk, garlic, salt and pepper in small bowl.
  3. Pour eggs over vegetable mixture; cook and stir over medium heat until eggs are completely set.
  4. Add diced tomatoes and avocado. Sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Cook, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon or rubber spatula, until eggs are cooked, 3 to 8 minutes.

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Easy Egg Scramble With Vegetables

Let’s not overcomplicate getting a serving of veggies at breakfast. It’s easy! If there’s one thing we know for certain, it’s that vegetables have amazing super nutrition powers and most of us are not eating enough, so why not try an easy egg scramble with vegetables? It can be a quick weekday option if you prep ahead.

Using up all the leftover veggies in the fridge can be so satisfying and it also inspires new creations. I also appreciate added texture in scrambles. AND what about trying different cheeses, herbs and meats in eggs? Eggs can be so versatile and nutrient packed! I used to get tired of them because I did the same old scrambled eggs. Don’t be that person!

My Top Tips for Getting More Vegetables at Breakfast:

  • Pre cut and dice veggies in mass amounts and freeze them in a ziploc so you don’t have to do it every morning
  • Add in leftover veggies from the night before
  • Change it up! Try different veggies, salsas, lean proteins, complex carbs
  • By precut fresh or frozen veggies if you’d rather not chop and dice
  • Use spices, sauces, herbs

Egg Scramble with Vegetable Ideas:

  • Roasted broccoli, spinach, tomato, garlic
  • Broccoli, cheese, ham or bacon
  • Sautéed peppers, onions, salsa, sausage or beans
  • Grilled asparagus, tomato, basil, pesto
  • Kale, parmesan, prosciutto
  • Spinach, mushrooms, everything but the bagel seasoning 

Easy Egg Scramble with Vegetables Nutrition Info:

Eggs: With science on our side, eggs are perfectly fine to include in healthy diet. One egg has only 75 calories but 7 grams of high-quality protein, 5 grams of fat, and 1.6 grams of saturated fat, along with iron, vitamins, minerals, and carotenoids.

Vegetables: provide fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Strive for 5-7 servings a day!

Try my frittata recipe too! They can be a great protein snack option!

 

 


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