How to make scrambled eggs

Learn how to make scrambled eggs – they're super simple and make a healthy, hearty option for breakfast or lunch

how to make scrambled eggs
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Want to learn how to make scrambled eggs? A super simple option for breakfast, brunch or lunch – they're healthy, hearty and filling which is great news if you're serious about watching what you eat in the New Year.

And the best thing about scrambled eggs is how adaptable they are. Enjoy them on their own, or with a side of smoked salmon and avocado for a great source of healthy fats. We talk you through the steps below.

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How to make scrambled eggs

You will need

Eggs – we'd recommend 2 to 3 medium eggs per person
Milk (optional)
Butter
Salt and pepper
Extra toppings (smoked salmon and avocado are our favourites)

  1. Begin by cracking your eggs into a large bowl. We'd recommend 2 to 3 eggs per person as an average.
  2. Take a whisk and begin beating your eggs until they form a smooth, yellow consistency.
  3. If you like your eggs super smooth and creamy, add a dash of milk at this stage. If not, leave it out.
  4. Season your egg mixture using salt and plenty of pepper.
  5. Place a frying pan on the hob, and begin melting a small knob of butter.
  6. Once melted, add in your egg mixture and turn down the hob to a low heat.
  7. Take a spatula and begin working your eggs, ensuring that nothing sticks to the bottom of the pan. If you're serving scrambled eggs with toast, this is the time to start toasting.
  8. Once most of the liquid mixture has become soft, but solid, remove your eggs from the heat. You don't want to risk overcooking them, so stop before the mixture begins to look dry.
  9. Serve your scrambled eggs either alone, or on toast or as part of a larger meal. Season with some additional salt and pepper according to your taste. 

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