American ScramblesBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under American Scrambles along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Alaskan Chocolate Scrambled Eggs
"It's difficult to find a good breakfast diner along East Coast Alaska, so the locals share an easy little chocolate egg recipe to spice up your morning!"
5 eggs -- beaten, 1 cup milk, 3 tablespoons instant white chocolate flavored coffee mix powder, 1 tablespoon black pepper
American Egg Scramble
"A simple, fresh-tasting scramble with tomatoes, onion, bell pepper and cheese. Works well with most egg substitutes."
2 eggs, 1 Tablespoon chopped tomato, 1 Tablespoon chopped onion, 1 Tablespoon chopped bell pepper, 1 or 2 Tablespoon grated Cheddar cheese
Basil Veggie Scramble
"This hearty scramble has eggs, potatoes, bell pepper and onion. Basil adds a fresh herb flavor while a pinch of cayenne adds a bit of heat."
2 cups cubed cooked potatoes, 1 onion, 1/4 cup red bell pepper, 4 eggs, 1 Tablespoon fresh basil leaves, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
"It's Eggs Benedict topped with a delicious scramble of eggs and ham instead of the usual poached egg and slice of Canadian bacon. I like this recipe because it's easier to make and have ready all at once than traditional Eggs Benedict. Good for groups."
4 English muffins - split and buttered, 8 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/3 cup smoked ham or Canadian bacon, 10 ripe black olives, 1 and 1/2 teaspoon cooking oil, salt, freshly ground black pepper, 1 cup Hollandaise sauce, minced chives or scallions - to garnish
BLT Deluxe Scramble
"Oddly enough, the 'L' in this BLT scramble stands for 'avocado'. The initials might be mixed up, but the taste is right on. Makes a great sandwich too!"
6 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 4 slices of bacon, 1 avocado - roughly cubed, 1/4 cup shredded cheese - (Cheddar or Monterey Jack are good), 1 Roma tomato - roughly cubed, 1 green onion, salt & pepper, 4 croissants - halved
Bread Crumb & Bacon Bit Scramble
"I use turkey bacon and skim milk in this recipe to make it more healthy. The bread crumbs give the scramble a hearty texture."
4 pieces of turkey bacon, 1 cup white bread crumbs, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 12 whole egg whites, 1/3 cup skim milk, 1/4 cup Swiss cheese shredded, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Burger Breakfast Scramble
"This is a low carb recipe for anybody on the Atkin's diet. For the rest of you, just eat it because it rules!"
1/2 pound ground beef, 2 Tablespoons onion - minced fine, 3 ounces cream cheese, 3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon water, salt and pepper
Buttermilk Scrambled Eggs
"This is just a scrambled egg recipe that uses buttermilk instead of regular milk or water. The buttermilk adds a distinctive taste - not tangy like in some recipes, just interesting and worth a try."
12 eggs, 1/3 cup buttermilk, salt and pepper, 2 Tablespoons butter
"Our kids like to put syrup on this as a different French toast. My father and mother made this for us when we were children while camping. Daddy has since modified his recipe, now adding kippers, diced bell pepper, mushrooms, cheese, etc."
5 to 8 slices of sliced bread (Texas toast-style is best), 8 to 10 eggs, bacon drippings or butter, salt and pepper
Campground Skillet Breakfast
"This campfire skillet recipe has two of a gourmet camper's best friends: canned potatoes and Spam. Delicious in the great outdoors or the great indoors."
12 eggs, 2 15-ounce cans pre-cooked sliced potatoes - drained, 1 onion, 1 cup milk, 1 can Spam or canned ham, 2 Tablespoons butter or shortening, salt, pepper
Cheesy Eggs on Toast
"A super simple, yet very satisfying breakfast. Just three ingredients: eggs, cheese and bread."
1 slice of bread (any kind), 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons of grated cheese (any kind)
Cheesy Ham Scramble
"Recipe from teenagers Sarah and Erica. It's a simple ham and cheese scramble that anybody can make."
1/4 cup diced ham, 1 cup cheese, 2 cracked eggs, 1/4 cup milk
Cheesy Scrambled Eggs
"A good, basic scrambled eggs and cheese recipe. Nothing fancy - just easy and delicious."
6 eggs, 1 cup milk, cheese (if processed use 2 to 3 slices; if Cheddar simple shred and add to your liking)
Cheesy Scrambled Eggs with Onions and Spinach
"If you like reading about scrambled eggs, this recipe submitter wrote very, very detailed instructions to make this scramble."
3 or 4 eggs, 1 Tablespoon milk and water, 2 white onions, 2 Tablespoons chopped bell pepper, 2 Tablespoons sliced mushroom, 1 handful of baby spinach, 2 Tablespoons of butter or margarine, Cheddar cheese, salt and pepper
Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs
"A vintage recipe from an American Dairy Association pamphlet insert titled "Dairy Foods Lead The Vitality Parade.""
large skillet, 6 eggs, 3/4 cup cottage cheese, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1 Tablespoon chopped chives, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 2 Tablespoons butter
Country Scramble Skillet
"A country scramble with eggs, potatoes, cheese, onions and peppers - topped with a creamy 'beef' gravy."
8 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 cup finely chopped onion, 1/4 cup finely diced green pepper, 1 cup frozen shredded hash browns - thawed and patted dry, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1 Tablespoon butter, salt and pepper, 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1 Tablespoon flour, 1 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon beef bouillon granules, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, dash salt
Dill & Cheddar Scrambled Eggs
"The dill gives this scramble a county-fresh flavor. If you LOVE cheese, consider increasing the amount of cheese to 1/3 cup. Dried dill will work in a pinch, but not nearly as good."
6 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill, butter or margarine for frying (about 1 Tablespoon)
Frankfurter Scrambled Eggs
"This is from the chapter titled "How To Cook Eggs" in Buffy's Cookbook. As the book says, "Have fun and learn to cook at the same time. Make it a real 'Family Affair' in your kitchen.""
1 frankfurter, 2 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1 Tablespoon butter
"Go USA! It's the American cheese from which this recipe gets it's name."
4 potatoes thinly sliced, 1/2 cup onion, 1/2 cup green pepper, 1/2 cup mushrooms, 2 eggs, 2 slices American cheese
Fresh Herbs And Cheese Scramble
"This scramble has a fresh, almost South Western flavor. You could easily add cooked bacon or sausage to this (same time you'd add the cheese) for a meaty scramble, but I like it better with the herbs as the star."
6 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1 green onion, 1 teaspoon fresh chopped chives, 1 teaspoon fresh chopped cilantro, salt and pepper, 1/4 cup shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
"A combination of red bell pepper, green bell pepper and chopped celery give this scramble a fresh-from-the-garden flavor."
1 cup egg substitute, 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper, 1/8 teaspoon marjoram leaves, 1/4 cup celery, 1/4 cup red bell pepper, 2 Tablespoons green pepper, 1 Tablespoon fat free chicken broth, 1 cup nonfat Cheddar cheese - shredded, 2 slices white or wheat bread - toasted, 1 Tablespoon chives
"An easy, hearty scrambled egg egg dish traditionally served over buttered toast. Crumbed sausage could substitute for the hamburger in this recipe."
1/2 pound hamburger, 4 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 pound Cheddar cheese - shredded or cut into cubes, salt and pepper
Green Eggs & Ham
"My own twist on Dr. Suess's classic. I have used this recipe in three breakfast restaurants I have cooked in and it has been a best seller. Best if using fresh pesto."
3 eggs - scrambled, 1/4 cup diced ham, 1/4 cup diced tomato, 1 Tablespoon minced garlic, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan, 2 Tablespoons basil pesto, 3 Tablespoons white wine, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1 Tablespoon minced parsley.
Ham & Bacon Scramble
"This is my favorite breakfast dish! I love to make it because it is quick and easy and tastes wonderful! It goes great with toast!"
4 eggs (or 6 egg whites), 1/3 cup milk, 1 pinch dill, salt and pepper, 1/2 cup cubed cooked ham, 1/2 cup cooked and crumbled bacon, 1/4 cup diced tomato
Ham and Cheddar Scramble
"With a cheese sauce you will want to pour on everything."
8 eggs, 4 English muffins - split, 1/4 cup clarified butter, 1/2 cup smoked ham, 1/4 cup chives - minced, salt to season, fresh ground black pepper to season, cheese sauce as needed (recipe follows), chives minced or chopped parsley to garnish
Hearty Egg Scramble
"A robust scramble with potatoes, ham and chopped vegetables. You could add cheese but you really don't need to with all the flavor going on."
1/3 cup onion, 1/4 cup green pepper, 1/4 cup butter or margarine, 2 potatoes - peeled and cooked, 1 and 1/2 cups Julienned fully cooked ham, 6 eggs, 2 Tablespoons water, 1 dash pepper
Hearty Skillet Scramble
"My wife likes it because I only use one pan that she has to wash!"
2 pounds Ore-Ida O'Brien potatoes, 1 pound Jimmy Dean Maple flavored sausage, 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese, 6 eggs, 1 pound fresh sliced mushrooms, 6 Tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper
"Hoppel Poppel (a German name) besides being fun to say, is popular in the Midwest all around the Great Lakes. Basically a "scramble", it's a hodge podge of eggs with cheese, Salami (or other meat) and veggies. The version I grew up on from Benji's Deli in Milwaukee, uses Kosher Wilno Salami. My family loves this for breakfast or dinner! Serve with toasted bagels. "
8 Yukon Gold or Red potatoes, 1/4 cup olive or canola oil, 6 Tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter, 1 cup diced onion (optional - we use Red Onion), 2/3 cup sliced mushrooms, 1 cup diced green or red bell pepper, 1 cup diced all-beef salami (I prefer Kosher Wilno), 10 eggs, 2 tablespoons milk, 1 cup grated cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, salt and pepper
Joe's Special (Skillet Frittata)
"A San Francisco specialty! There are many stories about exactly how this recipe originated, but it did come from San Francisco and has been enjoyed by many over many decades! Great for dinner or breakfast!"
6 eggs, 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon FRESHLY grated nutmeg, 1 Tablespoon olive oil, 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter, 1 yellow onion, 6 button mushrooms, 3/4 pound lean ground beef (preferably chili grind), 3/4 to 1 pound fresh spinach - trimmed of stems and chopped (or one 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach that's been thawed and drained WELL), 3/4 cup grated FRESH Parmesan cheese
Macaroni and Cheese Eggs
"My kids named this, and without the veggies, it is one of their favorite breakfasts."
6 eggs, 2 thick slices Velveeta - cubed, 1/4 cup milk, onions and other chopped veggies (peppers and mushrooms work great)
"This recipe is from the chapter titled, "Brunch For Sleepyheads" in The Nancy Drew Cookbook."
4 eggs, 1 Tablespoon milk, Dash of Worcestershire sauce, 2 drops hot sauce, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 shakes pepper, 1 4-ounce can mushroom slices, 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
Porky Pig's Scramble
"This scramble should serve twelve with toast and jam. Some nicely spiced stewed apples go well with this, also. Recipe can be halved or doubled with relative ease. "
12 eggs, 2 pounds cooked bacon or crumbled, 1 pound bulk hot breakfast sausage, 1 pound cooked honey ham, 1 onion, 1 bell pepper, 1 pound sliced mushrooms, 2 white potatoes - cooked and diced, 1 pound shredded Cheddar cheese
Potato Basil Scramble
"The ingredients can be adjusted to your tastes. I've made this using a single potato and two peppers (red and green) and no onion and it worked fine that way too. Enjoy!"
2 cups cubed potatoes, 1 onion, 1/2 green pepper, 1 Tablespoon vegetable or canola oil, 8 eggs, 2 Tablespoons minced fresh basil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, black pepper
Sausage & Thyme Scrambled Eggs
"I know some people who don't like cream cheese with their eggs. I recommend trying coarsly chopped smoked mozzarella- the texture is perfect and it adds an amazing smokey taste!"
8 eggs, 1 tablespoon coarse-grained mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, 3 tablespoons butter, 4 ounces fully cooked sausage (suggestions: smoked turkey sausage- kielbasa- or chicken apple sausage) thinly sliced crosswise, 3/4 cup chopped green onions, 4 ounces Neufchâtel cheese (reduced-fat cream cheese) cut into pieces, 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (about 3 stems), Fresh thyme sprigs
Sausage And Potato Morning Mix
"If you make this with sunny-side up-eggs, the yolks break on each serving adding a gooey goodness to this hearty breakfast. Enjoy!"
1 potato, 3 ounces sliced button mushrooms, 1/2 pound ground breakfast sausage meat, 1/4 onion, 2 teaspoons butter, 4 slices American cheese, 5 ounces heavy cream, salt and pepper - taste, 2 dashes seasoned salt, 2 dashes red pepper flakes, 2 dashes dry ground mustard, 2 2 dashes dry parsley, fried eggs and toast - for serving
Scrambled Egg Breakfast Buns
"Basically these are delicious breakfast hamburgers with a bacon frittata in place of the hamburger. We love it. Hope you do too. You could also scramble the eggs instead of letting them set."
1 Tablespoon butter or margarine, 1/4 cup green bell peppers, 4 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 cup Bac-Os bacon flavor bits or chips, 1 tablespoon instant minced onion, salt and pepper, 4 toasted hamburger buns, 4 slices American cheese
Scrambled Egg Breakfast Pizza
"Don't be afraid to experiment with this one. Sprinkle on chopped peppers, crumbled bacon, anything you like."
3 eggs, 1 pound package ground sausage, 1/4 cup chopped onions, 1 cup cheese of choice, 2 cans of biscuits
Scrambled Egg Casserole
"Eggs get double the attention in this casserole as they are gently scrambled with ham and mushrooms and then they're baked with lots of other good stuff."
12 eggs, 2 cups milk, 1 and 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs, 1 cup shredded American cheese, 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham, 1 8-ounce can of sliced mushrooms - drained, 1/2 cup butter - divided, 1/4 cup sliced green onions, 2 Tablespoons flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Scrambled Egg Muffins II
"Two muffins make a serving. This works great with spicy sausage too if you like that added kick."
1/2 pound bulk sausage - pork or turkey, 9 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 cup chopped onion, 1/4 cup chopped green pepper, 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Scrambled Eggs and Ham (Microwave)
"This is a microwave scramble that's very flavorful thanks to ham, cheese, onion and basil."
2 ounces cooked ham, 4 eggs, 2 Tablespoons diced onion, 1/4 cup milk, 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine, 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 1/4 teaspoon crushed dried basil
Scrambled Eggs Avocado
"Classic recipe from a 1971 General Mills recipe card. Remember not to over-stir or the avocado will make the eggs appear green."
8 eggs, 1/2 cup light cream, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1 avocado - peeled and cubed (about 1 cup), 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 12 slices bacon - crisply fried and crumbled
Scrambled Eggs Benedict
"This version of Eggs Benedict is prepared in the microwave oven. Instead of the traditional poached egg, it uses scrambled eggs with chopped bell pepper."
1 package Hollandaise sauce mix (1 1/4 ounces), 8 thin slices Canadian bacon, 4 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 2 Tablespoons green peppers, 1 generous pinch of salt, 1 dash pepper, 2 English muffins - split
Scrambled Eggs Over Asparagus
"For even more flavor, sprinkle some Parmesan cheese over the finished dish. Delicious."
1 and 1/2 pounds of fresh asparagus, 2 Tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper, 6 eggs, 3 Tablespoons whole milk, 2 Tablespoons butter
Scrambled Eggs with Blue Cheese and Tomato
"A breakfast of kings that you can make in your castle!"
8 lg Eggs, 50 g (a little less than 2 oz.) Blue cheese (can be Stilton or any blue cheese), 1 Ripe tomato, dash of Milk, few sprigs Parsley (may use dried), pinch of Salt, freshly cracked Black pepper
Scrambled Eggs With Cheese
"A simple recipe for a cheesy scramble. Cubed ham can be added as an extra ingredient."
3 eggs, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, paprika
Scrambled Eggs with Leek and Sauce
"Scrambled eggs infused with chopped leek and then topped with a garlicky tomato sauce."
2 eggs, 1 leek, 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil, 1 clove garlic - minced, 3 Tablespoons tomato sauce
"The canned shrimp help makes this a real easy recipe. You could certainly use fresh shrimp as long as it's cooked and chopped before you add it to the eggs."
6 eggs, 1 8-ounce can shrimp - drained and rinsed, 3 Tablespoons butter, 2 Tablespoons milk, 1 Tablespoon dried tarragon, salt and pepper, chopped chives
Simple Buttery Scrambled Eggs
"This recipe makes 1 large serving (that's what I do) or 2 normal servings for people more sensible than I am."
4 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 2 Tablespoons butter (no margarine please), pinch of salt, fresh ground pepper (I prefer more than enough)
Slow Cooked Scrambled Egg
"Scrambled eggs in their simplest form. The secret ingredient is patience."
6 eggs, 2 Tablespoons butter, salt and pepper, a little patience
"This is the way to make eggs different every day for the cost of a can of soup... Souper Mushroom Scramble (and beyond). Retro recipe from 1958."
1 can Campbell's Cream of Mushroom Soup, 8 eggs, black pepper, 2 Tablespoons butter or shortening, shredded cheese, chopped parsley -
Sour Cream Scrambled Eggs
"This is a very tasty and unusual recipe. The eggs are cooked in a double boiler so they turn out tender yet fluffy."
5 Tablespoons butter, 12 eggs, 1/2 cup sour cream, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, 3/4 teaspoon ground rosemary
Spicy Cheesy Eggs
"Tastes better when cooked slow and left keepy fluffy. Amount of chili paste depends on brand and personal taste of spice."
3 eggs, 1 ounce water, Lawry's seasoning salt, Chinese chili paste, 1 or 2 Velveeta or Cheddar cheese slices, butter
Stuart's Stupendous Scrambled Eggs
"A great recipe to make with the family. Quick and easy."
1-2 eggs per person, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce (any kind), milk, ham (one slice per person), green onions (1/2 per person), basil, paprika, cumin, dill, cayenne pepper, cajun spice, chili powder, onion powder, parsley, garlic powder, cheese (any kind), salt, pepper, butter
"Creamy scrambled eggs with flavored cream cheese and bacon bits."
1/2 cup (half of 8 oz. tub) chive and onion cream cheese spread, 4 eggs, 1/4 cup Oscar Mayer Real Bacon Recipe Pieces, 1 dash pepper
Sweet Potato Scramble
"You can use regular potatoes in this recipe but the sweet potatoes make this scramble fun and unique."
1 and 1/2 cups raw sweet potato (about 2 potatoes), 4 slices of bacon into 1/4 inch pieces, 6 eggs, 2 green onions into pieces, 1 teaspoon ground red chiles, 1/4 teaspoon salt
Tomato And Onion Scramble
"Canned tomato can replace the fresh if needed - about an 8 ounce jar."
8 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1 ripe tomato, 1 Tablespoon finely chopped red bell pepper, 1 Tablespoon finely chopped green onions, 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese - or combination of the two
Turkey Apple Scramble
"A great recipe adapted from the The National Turkey Federation. They have lots more if you're a turkey lover."
2 Tablespoons butter, 1 Tablespoon red onion diced, 1 Granny Smith apple - peeled & cut into thin wedges, 4 ounces cooked turkey breast, 1/8 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, salt and freshly ground pepper, 3 eggs, 1 Tablespoon toasted walnuts - coarsely chopped, fresh thyme springs
World's Creamiest Scrambled Eggs
"Cottage cheese and a buttery white sauce work together in this recipe to produce the creamiest scrambled eggs you'll ever have."
3 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 3 Tablespoons flour, 1 cup milk, 10 eggs, 1 cup cream-style cottage cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 dash pepper