Some inspiration may be needed after a while of wolfing down eggs on keto. I can hardly call this a ‘recipe’, as its merely an idea to make your scrambled eggs a little interesting (and I took the liberty of calculating the macros for you). I made this for myself one night when Funnyman was away and I was in no mood to cook. The stir-fried spring onions bring a lovely sweetness to the scrambled eggs: they are flash-fried until bright green and partially caramelised before the eggs are added. This is a great way to pimp your scramblies…! (And fab served on a slice of toasted Quick Keto Chia Bread or Keto Breakfast Muffins*) Be sure to also check out all the other Breakfast ideas on the site.
Whisk the eggs together in a little jug. Add the double cream and season with salt and white pepper.
Trim the spring onions (use two big, fat spring onions). Slice the white parts at an angle into thick pieces, like below. Keep separate from the green parts, which should be finely sliced and kept aside for the garnish.
Melt the butter in a non-stick pan over high heat. Once hot, add the white parts of the spring onions and fry over high heat until they turn bright green and they partially caramelise (this happens quickly in a hot pan).
Pour in the eggs and immediately remove the pan from the heat. Stir the eggs continuously off the heat using a silicon spatula until they scramble and cook through.
If they are not done to your liking, slide them back onto the hot plate which should have been turned off or to VERY LOW (the residual heat of the hot plate will continue to cook the eggs.) (If you are doubling this recipe, you may need to keep the eggs on the hot stove top, but keep it on very low.) You will have lovely, creamy eggs in this way, and not overcooked rubbery scrambled eggs.
Season with Pink Himalayan Salt and garnish with the sliced, green parts.
The full macro-breakdown (and allergens) can be found further down this page (keep scrolling), as well as the link to PIN THE RECIPE (for those on Pinterest). There is also a comment facility, so do let me know how you get on...
I mentioned that you should use 2 large spring (salad) onions. This is key, as it may not pack the same punch if you use thin, small ones. If it helps, your trimmed weight of spring onions should be at least35g / 1.2oz. If it isn't, use another 1-2 onions. (Macros were calculated on the above weights)
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Macro Details per serving
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories 340Kcal / 1423kJ
Fat 30g of which saturates 15g Carbohydrates 1.5g (for my US readers, these are what you refer to as net carbs. See below*) of which sugars 1.5g
*Note for US readers: The recipes on this site show the carbohydrates which should be counted on keto (in this case: it's 1.5g). Here in the UK, our nutritional breakdown information displays a carbohydrate count that has already had the dietary fibre subtracted (and displayed separately) - and it’s indicated this way throughout the site. In short, you need not subtract anything further.
Disclaimer: The nutritional analysis, macro and allergen breakdown of the recipes on this site are meticulously calculated using the cloud-based software NUTRITICS®. NUTRITICS® is fully approved by the relevant Trading Standards organizations and is EU and FDA-compliant. The author, Monya Kilian Palmer is trained in using this superior software in order to provide you accurate data. The author is not a medical professional and this website has been designed only to provide you with recipes to suit the keto lifestyle you have chosen and discussed with your GP. The macros calculations are provided as a courtesy to you based on Monya’s weighing of ingredients when creating the dishes. If Erythritol (a sugar polyol) has been used in any of the recipes, it has already been manually excluded from the final carbohydrate count for you.