Herb Scramble with Veggies


2013/01/24 by nikkiledford

Breakfast for Paleo peeps can get a little boring. Eggs, bacon. Eggs, bacon. Eggs, sausage. Eggs, bacon. You see what I mean?

There’s nothing revolutionary about this meal but I think it’s a refreshing way to shake up the everyday scrambled egg.

Herb Scramble with Veggies

2 eggs
1/2 c. sliced mushrooms
1 c. spinach
1 green onion
1 clove garlic
1/2 zucchini, chopped
1 Tbsp. coconut milk or heavy whipping cream
1/4 tsp. ground sage
sprinkle crushed red pepper
sprinkle salt

1 tsp. coconut oil, lard, butter, tallow, or bacon fat

  1. In a small skillet, sautè veggies until wilted and mushrooms are golden.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk eggs with coconut milk, sage, crushed red pepper, salt.
  3. Pour egg mixture over veggies and scramble until slightly runny.  (Don’t overcook eggs).

3 thoughts on “Herb Scramble with Veggies

  1. ejw22 says:

    Yes I agree, sometimes my paleo breakfast routine can get really boring. I see what you’re saying. This is a good recipe, I do love mushrooms, onion and spinach. Adding cream is always awesome.

  2. piratedebs says:

    Why can’t I overcook my eggs? I hate runny eggs. 😛

    • nikkiorth says:

      If you have an aversion to runny eggs, than go ahead and fully cook them. However, from a culinary standpoint, the ideal way to scramble eggs leaves them a bit undercooked. 🙂

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