Scrambled Eggs With Crispy Tortillas

Scrambled Eggs With Crispy Tortillas
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These creamy scrambled eggs are a great recipe for a weekend breakfast with friends and family. Frying the tortillas adds a crispiness that nicely offsets the silkiness of the eggs.  Click here to see It Doesn't Get Easier Than Brunch. 
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoon mexican crema or sour cream
  • salt and fresh black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • four 6-inch tortillas, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  1. Whisk together the eggs, crema, and ½ teaspoon salt in a medium bowl.
  2. Heat the butter and oil in a large heavy skillet over low heat. Add the tortillas and fry until crisp but not brown, about 8 minutes. Season lightly with salt.
  3. Increase the heat to medium-high and add the egg mixture. Stir with a heatproof spatula until the eggs are almost set but still creamy, 4-5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.