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How to make perfect scrambled eggs: here’s the recipe

Scrambled eggs

Scrambled eggs are a classic of American cuisine, perfect for breakfast or brunch, but also for a quick lunch.

Today we prepare some fantastic American scrambled eggs, ideal for an international breakfast or a quick meal. This dish is very simple to prepare, although there are some tricks and tips to be implemented for a smooth yield.

From the basic recipe that we offer you today, you can then create all the variations you want, using ingredients, spices or herbs to your liking. For example, you can make eggs with cheese , or embellish them with nutmeg, parsley, basil and many other ingredients!

Let's see immediately how to prepare them and what are the most delicious combinations !

Scrambled eggs
Scrambled eggs

How to make scrambled eggs: original recipe

  1. Break the eggs into a bowl (usually 2 are used per person ) and add the milk, salt and pepper.
  2. Grease a pan with butter and distribute it evenly over the entire surface, then pour the egg-based mixture and cook for a few minutes.
  3. When a sort of omelette has formed, the time has come… to scramble everything!
  4. Using a wooden spatula or a spoon , break the eggs and mix them well until you have obtained a lumpy mixture.

Serve with a pinch of salt and pepper if needed, and enjoy your meal!

Scrambled eggs with… here are the best pairings

• Scrambled eggs and bacon: this is the combination par excellence. Use sliced ​​bacon and cook it until it's nice and crispy , and without using added fat.

• Scrambled eggs and salmon: if you prefer, you can use smoked salmon instead, perhaps serving it all on a slice of toasted bread in the oven. Finish with some chives for a touch of green!

• Scrambled eggs with tomato sauce: you can add tomatoes to the mixture ( use a preserve , perhaps pulp or peeled tomatoes). Fry some onion and then add the rest.

Eggs with peppers : Eggs are good with all vegetables, but with peppers they are really great. Cook them leaving them crunchy and serve immediately!


Scrambled eggs should be eaten as soon as they are ready, however if you are unable to finish them you can keep them for a maximum of 1 day in the refrigerator, well covered in transparent film.

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Tips for perfect scrambled eggs

There are some tricks to prepare this dish with eggs to perfection, which remains simple but has some little secrets to make it amazing.

Do not forget the milk , it will be used to make the scrambled eggs creamy.

Beware of cooking : do not overcook the second course in a pan otherwise it will become dry and less tasty to bite.

– Do not open the eggs in the pan, but first beat them lightly in a bowl, in this way you can mix well the egg whites and yolks evenly .

Start with the pan hot : in addition to lightly greasing it, make sure the pan is hot before pouring in the egg mixture, so they don't stick to the bottom.

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