Oh my. Do you realize it was October 7th when I ate these particular eggs for breakfast?? Even I didn’t figure it was that long ago, and I was the one eating them. It feels like it was just this last weekend. Oh the joy all the information that digital photography files afford us.
Now that we all know what a slacker I’ve been over posting this Cheesy Pea Shoot Scramble recipe, it would be simply splendid if I could just get the darn recipe up without any more carrying on, so you can make it too; It’s eggy, it’s cheesy and it’s very simple. And it’s yummy. Also, it makes Bailor giddy when I add greenery to my eggs, and he is terribly amusing when he’s giddy. I am certain I have mentioned before that pea shoots are one of my favorite new things. I did stuff with them here and here. And now here. Pea shoots rock.
I discovered when I made this dish that pea shoots are quite tricky little suckers when it comes to stirring them into eggs, so I suggest snipping them in half with scissors before you wilt them. It will be much easier for you; and we do like easy – especially when freshly launched out of bed and eager to get fueled up for the day.
This dish makes me think of Spring, something our Southern Hemisphere friends are enjoying right now. For us in the northern part of the globe though, let’s not wait for Spring – let’s grab ourselves some pea shoots and make this right now.
Finally, Cheesy Pea Shoot Scramble! I am pushing the publish button.
- 2 tsp butter
- 1 oz / 28g pea shoots, cut in half
- 3 eggs
- 2 TBSP heavy cream (double cream)
- Ground pepper
- 1/2 oz / 15g Cheddar cheese, shredded (grated)
- Melt the butter in a skillet over a medium heat.
- Saute / wilt the pea shoots, 2 minutes.
- Meanwhile, whisk the eggs, cream and pepper in a bowl.
- Once the pea shoots have wilted, pour in the eggs and move the mixture around until the pea shoots are completely mixed in, by which time the eggs will be cooked.
- Spread the shredded cheese over the egg mixture.
- Place the skillet under the broiler and broil (grill) until the cheese is melted and just starts to brown.
- Slide into a dish.