Thursday, April 23, 2009

Egg Scramble

Sometimes simple ingredients are all you need for a satisfying eating experience. Scramble a few eggs together with some fresh spinach and a little shredded cheddar cheese and you have a plate of simple deliciousness. The mellowness of the eggs gets a kick from the spinach and the cheddar gets nice and melty. Dig in! You could also use Swiss chard instead of the spinach.

Spinach Scramble
Serves 2

4 eggs
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup chopped fresh spinach
1 teaspoon butter
salt and pepper to taste

Heat a small cast iron skillet or saute' pan over high heat. If you are using a non-stick pan you might be able to skip the butter.

Crack the eggs into a medium bowl, then lightly beat the eggs with a fork. Put the butter into the pan to melt and heat a bit. Pour in the eggs, add the cheddar cheese and give the mixture a stir. Add the spinach and stir it in. Let sit for a few seconds, then stir again. Grind on some pepper and stir again. When eggs are cooked as firmly as you like, scoop onto two plates and sprinkle lightly with salt (if you want salt). All of this will take a very short time. Don't overcook the eggs.

Serve hot.


  1. The spinach is a great idea! Thanks Elle!

  2. Exactly!!! This is really one of our favorites. I always try to keep a big container of fresh baby spinach from Sam's in the fridge, never seems to go bad as I use it every place that shows up.

  3. Mmmm...I had omelette tonight. I just love eggs.

  4. Simple, flavorful, healthy and perfect to start a morning :)

  5. I scrambled some kale and a few lardons of bacon into some eggs last week, with cheese, and it was the most perfect dinner! I could live on dark leafy greens!