Asparagus Scramble

Asparagus Scramble
Staff Writer
Asparagus Scramble

Will Budiaman

Asparagus Scramble

Why wait in line for brunch when you can whip up your own "gourmet" egg dish in about 10 minutes? This simple recipe has only six ingredients and takes advantage of one of the best things spring has to offer — verdant, crisp asparagus.

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1
Servings
291
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1  Cup  finely chopped asparagus
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1  Tablespoon  unsalted butter
  • eggs
  • 1  Tablespoon  milk or heavy cream

Directions

Heat the olive oil in an 8-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the asparagus and cook, shaking the pan occasionally, 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Reduce the heat to medium. Melt the butter. In a bowl, beat the eggs together with the heavy cream and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add the eggs to the pan and allow them to set for about 15 seconds.

Tilt the pan "north, south, east, and west," each time lifting up the edge of the set eggs with a heatproof spatula and allowing the uncooked egg in the center to dribble to the edge. Add the asparagus and mix up the eggs. Remove from the heat and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
27g
39%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
10g
8%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
109µg
16%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
37mg
49%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
98µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
55mg
6%
Choline, total
53mg
12%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
201µg
50%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
52mg
16%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
158mg
23%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
629mg
42%
Water
199g
7%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Asparagus Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Asparagus Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.