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Scrambled Eggs with Lox & Cream Cheese

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Scrambled Eggs with Lox and Cream Cheese

A low-carb version of Lox (smoked salmon) and cream cheese that uses scrambled eggs to replace the classic bagel. Rich, creamy, and delicious, it is perfect for celebrating National Cream Cheese and Lox Day or anytime for an impressive Brunch or breakfast offering.

 

Yield

4 servings

Prep

5 min

Cook

10 min

Ready

15 min
Trans-fat Free, Low Carb

Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese is a delightful low-carb dish that combines fluffy, creamy textures with rich, savory flavors.

The eggs are cooked to a delicate, velvety consistency, while the smoked salmon adds a delightful contrast with its tender yet slightly chewy texture.

Scrambled Eggs with Lox and Cream Cheese

The cream cheese, when melted into the eggs, creates a smooth and luscious mouthfeel.

The smoked salmon imparts a deep, smoky flavor that is perfectly complemented by the mild tanginess of the cream cheese.

The eggs themselves provide a subtle, rich taste that serves as the perfect canvas for the other ingredients. The combination of these flavors creates a harmonious and satisfying experience for the palate.

Scrambled Eggs with Lox and Cream Cheese

As for its low-carb nature, this dish is ideal for those following a low-carb diet, as it is primarily made up of protein-rich eggs and healthy fats from the smoked salmon and cream cheese. The absence of starchy ingredients like bread or potatoes makes it a perfect choice for those looking to reduce their carbohydrate intake.

Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
12 large eggs
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½ teaspoon salt
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½ teaspoon black pepper
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3 tablespoons butter
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8 ounce cream cheese
well chilled, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
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6 ounces smoked salmon
thinly sliced, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
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1 tablespoon chives
chopped fresh, optional
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1 tablespoon capers
optional
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Ingredients

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
12 large eggs
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2.5 ml salt
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2.5 ml black pepper
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45 ml butter
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231.2 ml/g cream cheese
well chilled, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
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173.4 ml/g smoked salmon
thinly sliced, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
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1 x chives
chopped fresh, optional
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0 capers
optional
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Directions

Whisk the eggs with the salt and pepper in a large bowl to blend.

Melt the butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add eggs.

Using a wooden spoon or silicone spatula, stir until the eggs are almost set, 3 to 5 minutes.

Gently fold in cream cheese and smoked salmon, until eggs are set, about 1 minute.

Transfer eggs to a platter.

Sprinkle with chives or capers, if desired, and serve.



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 245g (8.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 52277% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 69%
Saturated Fat 23g 115%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 727mg 242%
Sodium 937mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 56g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 13% Iron 21%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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