Sunlit Mornings: Summer Skillet Vegetable & Egg Scramble

Awaken to the vibrant flavors of summer with this delightful skillet scramble. Fresh, seasonal vegetables meet fluffy eggs in a dance of textures and tastes, promising a hearty start to your day. Each bite is a burst of nature's bounty, making for a breakfast that's as nourishing as it is delicious.

Photo of a skillet brimming with Summer Skillet Vegetable & Egg Scramble, showcasing colorful bell peppers, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, and fluffy eggs, with a sprinkle of fresh basil on top, set against a sunny breakfast table backdrop.

Precise Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 12 minutes

Number of Servings and Ideal Serving Size

  • Yields: 4 servings
  • Ideal Serving Size: A generous scoop, ensuring a mix of veggies and eggs.

Essential Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 220 kcal per serving
  • Proteins: 14g
  • Fats: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Sodium: 310mg
  • Fiber: 2g

Ingredients (Measured in Grams)

  • Eggs: 8
  • Olive oil: 20ml
  • Bell peppers (diced, mix of colors): 200 grams
  • Zucchini (diced): 100 grams
  • Cherry tomatoes (halved): 150 grams
  • Red onion (chopped): 50 grams
  • Fresh basil (chopped): 10 grams
  • Salt: 5 grams
  • Freshly ground black pepper: 3 grams
  • Grated cheddar cheese (optional): 50 grams

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped red onion and sauté until translucent.
  2. Add the diced bell peppers and zucchini to the skillet and sauté until they begin to soften.
  3. Incorporate the halved cherry tomatoes and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, salt, and freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables in the skillet, ensuring an even distribution.
  6. Allow the eggs to set slightly, then gently stir to combine with the vegetables.
  7. Once the eggs are fully cooked, remove from heat. If using, sprinkle with grated cheddar cheese.
  8. Garnish with freshly chopped basil before serving.
Photo of a breakfast table setup: a plate with a serving of Summer Skillet Vegetable & Egg Scramble, slices of whole grain toast, a glass of orange juice, and a bowl of fresh fruit salad, capturing the essence of a summer morning.

Proven Tips for Culinary Success

  • Add a sprinkle of red chili flakes for a mild kick.
  • Serve with a slice of whole grain toast or a fresh fruit salad on the side.

Anticipated FAQs

  • Can I add other summer vegetables? Certainly! Feel free to incorporate other veggies like corn, spinach, or asparagus as per preference.
  • How do I store leftovers? Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat gently before consuming.