Recipe for Smoked Salmon Scramble
Breakfast, as important as it is, doesn’t have to be fancy. It should be gluten-free, high in protein and fiber, and low in foods that cause blood-sugar spikes. This recipe for Smoked Salmon Scramble fits the bill.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
1 teaspoon tub margarine
4 large eggs or 3 large eggs and 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
1-1/2 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon, cut into strips
1 ounce reduced-fat cream cheese, cut into 4 pieces
Fresh ground pepper
1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
Heat skillet for 20 seconds and add margarine over medium-high heat for about 10 seconds.
Add eggs to the skillet and begin to scramble them for 15 to 30 seconds until almost set, stirring occasionally, about 1 to 2 minutes.
Sprinkle in salmon and cream cheese over eggs.
Cook until eggs are cooked through, about 1 to 2 minutes, but still moist. Season with fresh ground black pepper and sprinkle with fresh chives.
Use any leftover smoked salmon and cream cheese to make a wonderful smoked salmon dip. Add some plain Greek yogurt or sour cream, fresh dill, and a squeeze of lemon. Blend together for some yummy goodness.
Per serving: Calories: 202; Total fat: 15g; Saturated fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 383mg; Sodium: 207mg; Carbohydrate: 2g Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 0g; Protein: 14g.