A friend of mine I met during my college years while we were both waiters at a local Mexican restaurant makes a wonderful cheesy egg dish. But first, you should know that she has the most delightful personality, an incredible sense of humor, a voracious love of coffee and about a thousand voices including the most convincing baby voice. So, of course we hit it off famously. Many times our restaurant gang would end up at her house either after a late night shift or in the morning for brunch. Along with her very strong and aromatic coffee, she would make her famous cheesy eggs. I'm convinced the magic to cooking them is the love she put into that pan because simply all she did otherwise was just cook the cheese right into the eggs as they were scrambling. They were creamy and delicious; melt in your mouth good. I honestly could not eat enough of them. So I have been making versions of her eggs now for years for my family and I finally decided it was time to "skinny" them up because I've put on a few pounds over the years eating those dang eggs. So here is my version of Debi's Cheesy Eggs albeit a little bit skinnier, just like I'm hoping to be!
- 2 Eggs
- 2 Laughing Cow Cheese Wedges
- 2 Slices Kirkland Lean Ham
- Spray Oil
- Salt & Pepper
- Optional Hot Sauce For Serving
- Heat a large non stick pan to medium.
- Chop the ham
- Spray the pan with oil.
- Add the ham and stir until starting to warm.
- Add the cheese wedges and lower heat to medium low.
- Once the cheese starts to soften and melt quickly whisk the eggs and add them to the pan.
- Stir as the cheese melts and the eggs start to set.
- Cooking the eggs on a lower temperature will take a little longer than normal. Once cooked you may season to taste.
- Serve with fruit and strong coffee of course!
About 260 calories per serving. You could lower the calorie count by about 35 calories if you substitute 1/4 cup egg white for one of the eggs.Tips
Eggs scramble best if the pan is already hot, the pan temperature is lower than normal, and you whisk them well right before adding them.