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    Southwestern Scrambled Eggs

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    15 mins

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
    2. 2
      Add ham and red pepper.
    3. 3
      Saute until ham is browned and pepper is slightly soft.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile, mix eggs, cream, salt, pepper, chili powder, and garlic in a medium bowl.
    5. 5
      Whisk vigorously until the eggs are a uniform color with no streaks.
    6. 6
      Spread ham mixture evenly in the pan.
    7. 7
      Pour egg mixture over it without stirring.
    8. 8
      As mixture begins to set, lift edges gently and allow uncooked eggs to run to the bottom.
    9. 9
      Continue in this manner until eggs are almost dry.
    10. 10
      Stir egg mixture completely ("scramble") and add the shredded cheese.
    11. 11
      Stir until cheese is melted.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 01, 2009

      55

      I made this yesterday for breakfast, I only used 3 eggs, only making for 2. It was a different twist to scrambled eggs. We enjoyed this very much. I will be making this again.

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    • on March 12, 2006

      55

      Nice version of scrambled eggs - Instead of heavy cream I used some cottage cheese. I cut the recipe back to 2 eggs with no problem. Served with toast and some leftover refried black beans Enjoyed ny brunch thanks eve witch

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    • on October 12, 2003

      45

      This was very good,and very easy to make. Thanks, Darlene Summers

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    Nutritional Facts for Southwestern Scrambled Eggs

    Serving Size: 1 (181 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 411.5
     
    Calories from Fat 302
    73%
    Total Fat 33.6 g
    51%
    Saturated Fat 17.0 g
    85%
    Cholesterol 401.3 mg
    133%
    Sodium 907.5 mg
    37%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.1 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 1.6 g
    6%
    Protein 23.6 g
    47%

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