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How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs + 10 Scrumptious Scrambles

Scrambled eggs are a fabulous go-to meal, no matter the time of day. And if Lady Mary Crawley can make scrambled eggs, anyone can!

how to scramble eggs + 10 scrumptious scrambles

Even though they are easy to whip up, you can still make bad scrambled eggs. Trust me, I’ve been there. Here is how to make perfect scrambled eggs!

  • Whisk together eggs (usually 2 per person) with a pinch of salt and pepper and about 1 teaspoon of water per egg. Julia Child added water to her eggs when making omelettes to keep them light and fluffy. If it’s good enough for Julia’s omelettes, it’s good enough for my scrambles!
  • Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add about 1/2 tablespoon of butter per every 2 eggs to the pan. Be sure to use a pan size that makes sense small skillet for a of couple eggs, larger skillet for a big batch.
  • Once the butter has melted and is starting to bubble add the egg mixture. Stir constantly with a rubber spatula. You can also add mix-ins at this point.
  • Here’s the trick! Take the eggs off the stove when they look mostly done but are still a bit watery. Remove from the heat, keep stirring, then transfer to your plate.

That’s it! Super easy!

Now that you can scramble the perfect egg, here are some variations to make this simple yet delicious classic a little more interesting!

  • 10 Ways to Enjoy Scrambled Eggs! 1 of 11
    10 egg scrambles

    These ten recipes will be great inspiration for making the best scrambled eggs around!

  • Sriracha Spinach Scramble 2 of 11
    sriracha spinach scramble

    These spicy eggs will give your morning some kick! Plus this scramble is filled with healthy spinach and tomatoes a good way to start the day!

    Babble has the recipe!

  • Mexican Egg Scramble 3 of 11
    mexican scramble

    The flavors of Mexican food are perfect for scrambled eggs!

    Babble has the recipe!

  • Bacon Cheddar Scrambled Egg Nests 4 of 11
    bacon cheddar scrambled egg nests

    This pretty recipe may look hard, but it's super simple and mighty delicious.

    Babble has the recipe!

  • Slow Scrambled Eggs 5 of 11
    slow scrambled eggs

    Even though I'm pretty much convinced that I make the best scrambled eggs, I will consider the idea that someone else's technique may also be delicious, especially if it's from Mark Bittman and endorsed by Elizabeth Stark.

    Babble has the recipe!

  • 2-Minute Mug Scrambled Eggs 6 of 11
    2-minute mug scrambled eggs

    And if you want to go your own way entirely, why not cook your scrambled eggs in the same thing you eat them out of? Grab a mug and use the microwave! Less dishes and a delicious breakfast in just 2 minutes!

    Babble has the recipe!

  • Tex Mex Migas 7 of 11
    tex mex migas

    These scrambled eggs have a lot of personality you'll want to dive right in!

    Get the recipe from Very Culinary

    Photo source: Very Culinary

  • Niratama Donburi 8 of 11
    niratama donburi

    If you want to add a little Asian flare to your scrambled eggs, this simple Japanese egg dish with garlic chives over rice is just for you!

    Get the recipe from Just One Cookbook

    Photo source: Just One Cookbook

  • Ejotes con Huevo 9 of 11
    Ejotes con Huevo

    These green bean scrambled eggs are good on their own or wrapped up in a delicious tortilla!

    Get the recipe from Girlichef

    Photo source: Girlichef

  • Scrambled Quinoa Omelette with Veggies 10 of 11
    scrambled quinoa omelette

    This healthy, mega-protein scrambled breakfast will power you through the morning! 

    Get the recipe from The Hungry Goddess

    Photo source: The Hungry Goddess

  • Hawaiian Scrambled Eggs 11 of 11
    hawaiian scrambled eggs

    The combination of pineapple, tomatoes and cheese might sound strange at first, but this egg scramble is guaranteed to be delicious. 

    Get the recipe from Cupcakes and Kale Chips

    Photo source: Cupcakes and Kale Chips

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