Easter Breakfast scramble

The big meal isn’t until later in the day and I was H-U-N-G-R-Y when I woke up.  Besides, you can’t be a yummy breakfast on Easter morning.  After making the obligatory cup of coffee, I went into cooking mode but realized I hadn’t planned for anything really.  So I went into “I’m making something with whatever I can find mode”.  In this case it turned out to be a egg scramble with almost every one or two left over veggie I had on the counter.  And it started with these yummy looking artichokes I brought in from my garden yesterday:

Garden fresh artichokes

After cleaning the hearts out, quartering and soaking them in acidulated water I diced what was on my counter: 1/2 a yellow onion, clove of garlic, serrano pepper, sweet potato, and a tomato.  Sauteed all that up with some whole coriander and ground cumin (the spices went into the olive oil with the garlic for about a minute before everything else was tossed in)…and ok, maybe a pat of butter, added the eggs (6, I was feeling generous…the roommate got lucky), and cooked it up.  Towards the end I put in a little parmesan and fresh chopped cilantro, mashed a avocado up with some salt for a smear on the side and chowed down!  I was hesitant at first because it was an odd, random combo, but the roommate didn’t gag so I went for it as well.

You’ll note no pictures of the final product made it into this post.  Because it was actually pretty darn tasty. 🙂   Happy Easter everyone!


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