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How To Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

 
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I hate when scrambled eggs are gooey, dry, or runny. It seems as though they would be so easy to make, but I think they can be a little tricky. Here’s a little post on how to make perfect scrambled eggs.
 
 
Tips on making the perfect scrambled eggs
 

*Do Not over beat the eggs-Too much beating can make the eggs tough. At the same time, no one wants those big white streaks, so many tend to get out the wire whisk and go to town on these babies. Instead, beat the eggs with a fork just until they come together and the bubbles are still large.

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*Season Before Cooking- The eggs should have the salt, pepper and whatever else in them before they ever hit the pan. This flavors everything perfectly and cooks into the eggs rather than just a salty layer.

*Add Milk-Milk adds a fluffiness and a little more flavor to the eggs. The eggs also end up a little softer, and the eggs have bigger curds.

*Use a Non-Stick Pan- Eggs stick so easily that even in an oiled pan you can make the eggs stick to the pan and create a little crispness to the eggs. A non-stick pan allows you to lift and scramble the eggs and keep them soft and pillow like.

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*Heat low and slow or high and quick-Heating is very important with eggs. The best way to cook them is high heat and to quickly move the eggs around. This means you cannot throw them in and walk away. 2-3 eggs should only take about 30-40 seconds. If you absolutely have to be doing other things, avoid the medium setting and just take it down to low. Let the eggs slowly cook and keep going back to stir occasionally. Again, this is not the preferred method, but if necessary it’s better than medium heat.

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**Personally I think that adding a little milk truly is one of the best tips to have great eggs, but cooking them quickly over high heat is pretty high up there.

Are Eggs Good For You?

Eggs are loaded with high-quality proteins, vitamins, minerals, good fats and various trace nutrients.

Eggs are low in calories and eggs consistently raise HDL (the “good”) cholesterol.

Why Are Scrambled Eggs Rubbery?

Leaving the scrambled eggs on the heat too long will result in dry, tough, rubbery eggs.

Scrambled eggs should be thoroughly cooked, but don’t leave them on the heat longer than necessary.

Can You Make Scrambled Eggs With Water?

If you like fluffier scrambled eggs, add 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons of water per egg. 

If you prefer creamy eggs, add 1 tablespoon of milk for each egg.

How To Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

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How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 Large Eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup to 1 cup grated colby jack cheese
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Heat a nonstick pan over high heat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, cheese and seasoning.
  • Pour into the hot skillet and wait about 5 seconds so the bottom starts to cook, then using a rubber spatula begin slowly stirring the eggs for about 30 seconds and remove from the heat.
  • Serve immediately.
  • If you wait until the eggs are totally dry they will end up over cooked.
Nutrition Facts
How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 242
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 394.9mg132%
Carbohydrates 2.4g1%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 1.5g2%
Protein 18.5g37%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • I like to add a spoonful of low-fat cottage cheese. It works even better than milk to keep them fluffy & adds a creamy, cheesy flavor. They are especially good with some grated Parmesan and fresh chives. Yummy!

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