We usually think of adding these sorts of ingredients to omelets or frittatas, but why not scrambled eggs too? Here are a few of our favorites:
A little cream is a classic scrambled egg ingredient, but if you don't have any on hand or want to try something new, mix in some sour cream, Greek yogurt or even cream cheese.
Herbs are a no-brainer. Just about anything fresh will work. We especially love using thyme or chives.
For Tuscan-style scrambled eggs, add fresh or canned tomatoes to the raw eggs and cook them together – very slowly. We also like to add roasted or sauteed cherry tomatoes to the mix once the eggs are cooked.
A little touch of capers, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers or chopped olives goes a long way.
Whatever's In Season
Fresh vegetables are always a good choice. Right now, we're reaching for asparagus, peas and leeks. If it's something that needs to be cooked, we like to cook it separately from the eggs and gently mix it in right before serving. If you use the same pan for the vegetables, be sure to wipe it clean before starting the eggs.
A Little Meat
Crumble some sausage or chop up some bacon or ham. Why not some leftover chicken or turkey? And smoked salmon is a classic pairing.
Scrambled eggs love cheese – whatever you have on hand will do.
(Image: Joanna Miller)