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Asparagus Sweet Pepper Egg Scramble

Asparagus Sweet Pepper Egg Scramble ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #easy #quick #healthy #breakfast #recipe

I went to yoga last weekend and it was an “easy class” … I usually go to power yoga classes and if I find myself in an easier class I find little ways to make it more challenging. I want to be challenged. This class wasn’t all that challenging, but it was at the butterfly house and I love doing yoga at the butterfly house. The only down side is it gets quite warm in there when the sun comes out. I was very grateful that I chose a location near the fans, so the breeze from the fans helped cool me off.

Asparagus Sweet Pepper Egg Scramble ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #easy #quick #healthy #breakfast #recipe

I did eat a little before class and I didn’t work myself that hard (or so I thought), so I was surprised to discover after class that I was hungry. Seriously hungry. Like needing protein and veggies hungry. I needed  a good healthy second breakfast.  I had some fresh asparagus from my mom and dad’s HUGE patch, so I decided this needs to use asparagus. And eggs for protein. Yes. Oh and there were some sweet peppers in my fridge that wanted to come along on this ride. I wasn’t up to fussing with an omelet or waiting for a quiche … so I went for a scramble. People think scrambled eggs are easy, but it’s really easy to get them all wrong. They aren’t hard, but there is a technique to a good egg scramble. When you perfect that technique and get them right, they make for a righteous breakfast. 

This tasty breakfast scramble is loaded with veggies. If you want more eggs in your scramble, add another egg or two. If you want some meat in the mix, feel free to add a little (lean) bacon or breakfast sausage. Let me know how you rocked your scramble.

Asparagus Sweet Pepper Egg Scramble

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 2 - 3 servings

Asparagus Sweet Pepper Egg Scramble

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • A pinch of granulated garlic
  • 1 cup chopped asparagus
  • Red Robin Seasoning (or your favorite seasoned salt) and freshly ground pepper
  • 3 mini sweet peppers, seeded and chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled & chopped
  • 3 large eggs
  • A bit of shredded Italian cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 F. Pour the olive oil into a tiny bowl and sprinkle the granulated garlic over it. Stir to mix. Then, in a small mixing bowl, toss the asparagus with the olive oil. Sprinkle with Red Robin seasoning and toss a little more. Spread the asparagus out on a baking sheet and bake at 425 for about 15 - 20 minutes, until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, chop the peppers, onion and garlic. Crack the eggs into a small bowl, add a couple Tablespoons of water and sprinkle with seasoning and pepper. Whisk well, until the whites and eggs are well mixed.
  3. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and butter the bottom with a pat of butter or olive oil. Add the peppers, onion and garlic and saute for a few minutes until the onion is tender.
  4. Add the asparagus, then pour the eggs over. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Let the eggs set on the bottom, then using a silicon spatula, scrape the bottom cooked eggs up. Continue this motion, stirring and scraping up from the bottom, until the eggs are fully cooked but still moist, about 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, sprinkle with a little more cheese (if you like), garnish with fresh herbs or chives and enjoy!

Notes

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Asparagus Sweet Pepper Egg Scramble ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #easy #quick #healthy #breakfast #recipe

This recipe was shared at Sunday Fitness & Food Linkup and Hearth & Soul Bloghop.

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One Response

  1. This looks wonderful – so fresh and tasty! Thank you for sharing your Asparagus Sweet Pepper Egg Scramble with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop. Shared on our H&S Hop FB page.

    May 23, 2016 at 3:50 pm

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