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Bacon Jalapeño Cheddar Scramble

Bacon Jalapeno Cheddar Egg Scramble

I can see why Julia Roberts’ character in Runaway Bride was so conflicted when it came to choosing her favorite type of egg. Scrambled, fried, poached, egg whites only.. I feel ya Maggie! Too many great options.

Lately, I’m all about scrambled eggs. Not sure I would commit to saying they’re my favorite, but scrambled eggs will always be near the top of my list. The way you can add different veggies and cheeses makes the possibilities endless.

The combination of scrambled eggs, bacon, and cheddar cheese is classic, and adding jalapeño is the perfect way to heat things up. When I was a kid, I remember one time my dad tried to get my older brother to try hot sauce. He refused. To show him up, because that’s how I roll, I asked if I could try the hot sauce. Now, I don’t remember exactly what happened next, my memories of 5-year-old Kelsey are a bit fuzzy, but I can tell you that to this day hot sauce is one of my favorite things. Bring on the heat!

Jalapeño Cheddar Scramble
Serves: 2
  • 3 strips bacon
  • 1 large jalapeño, diced
  • 5 eggs
  • Salt (if desired) and pepper
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar
  1. Fry bacon in a medium pan until bacon is fully cooked. Crumble and set the the side.
  2. Cook jalapeño in the bacon grease until it softens.
  3. Whisk eggs with salt and pepper. Stir in the cheese and bacon crumbles.
  4. Pour egg mixture into pan with the jalapeño. Cook eggs to your desired consistency.


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1 Comment

  • Reply Carol Reddick

    I’d like a bowl of grits with mine, please! These look great. I think we’ll make them for breakfast tomorrow. We have some jalapenos ready to be picked – talk about heat!

    September 27, 2014 at 5:19 pm
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