Southwestern Scrambled Eggs

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


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


Most Helpful

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.

4-H Mom February 01, 2009

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

Bergy March 12, 2006

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

Darlene Summers October 12, 2003

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