Scrambled eggs with basil and butter

Scrambled eggs with basil and butter

A clever, dressed-up version of a keto breakfast classic—scrambled eggs with fresh herbs and butter! Jump start your day with creamy, delicious eggs and just the right notes of basil. So filling, you'll be able to push back lunch!

Scrambled eggs with basil and butter

A clever, dressed-up version of a keto breakfast classic—scrambled eggs with fresh herbs and butter! Jump start your day with creamy, delicious eggs and just the right notes of basil. So filling, you'll be able to push back lunch!
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1 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 2 2 eggeggs
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp coconut cream or coconut milk or sour cream
  • salt
  • 1 oz. 30 g butter
  • shredded cheese (optional)
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp fresh basil

Instructions

Instructions are for 1 serving. Please modify as needed.

  1. Melt butter in a pan on low heat.
  2. Add cracked eggs, cream and salt to a small bowl. Give it a light whisk and add to the pan.
  3. Stir with a spatula from the edge towards the center until the eggs are scrambled. I like it soft and creamy, not with a crisp surface, which means stirring often on lower heat. You can remove the pan from the heat when you add the mixture; this is usually enough heat to cook creamy soft-shambled eggs.

Tip!

You can also make the scrambled eggs in a hot water bath. This will make it super creamy. I did this when my daughter was young in order to avoid frying.

I always have my scrambled eggs with about 1–1½ oz (30–50 g) butter, a lot of fresh herbs, and ideally a few pieces of low-carb sesame crispbread. Enjoy!

This is a LCHF breakfast idea from Fanny Lindkvist, who runs a popular Swedish blog and the Instagram account LessCarbs.

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11 Comments

  1. Bonnie
    Hmm - no basil in the recipe for Scrambled Eggs with Basil. :)

    I like to add dried basil to my eggs, tho sometimes I use oregano. If the latter, I serve it with salsa.

  2. Eric
    I like foods that can be obtained, ordered or prepared most places in the world.

    Eggs is number one on my list

    Beef lamb fish or chicken are available most places.

    Safe fats are butter

    Even coconut oil can be adulterated so butter is safer in my opinion and experience
    Beef tallow is as or more available in places like China

  3. Bernard
    Looks delicious but I wonder how many carbs are in the crispbread. And where can I get some if they are truly low carb.
    Reply: #4
  4. Inger Swanberg Team Diet Doctor
    Bernard,

    It's a sesame-seed crispbread:
    http://www.dietdoctor.com/lchf-breakfast-by-fanny-4-sesame-crispbread

    / Inger Swanberg
    Team Diet Doctor

  5. Dirk
    I can see only three kinds of berries that are used to make delicious breakfasts . Are there any others ?
  6. Arthur
    Oh my. This was the best scrambled eggs that I've ever eaten. I used heavy cream instead of coconut cream, and it was still amazing. Will try it again with coconut milk later.
  7. Janice
    Why is the recipe ingredient listed twice
    Reply: #8
  8. qui
    It says 4 serving...is that correct? only half an egg per serving? Must be just one serve..
  9. Barbara
    hi qui, I wondered that also, 2 eggs is more likely a one serve
  10. katheyb
    What is the seedy looking stuff?? No mention.

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