Creamy Cheesy Scrambled Eggs with Basil

Creamy Cheesy Scrambled Eggs with Basil

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"Sour cream makes these eggs rich and creamy and the basil adds a little kick of flavor. Sometimes I use pepperjack cheese and a little garlic and onion (powdered or fresh) for extra flavor."


15 m servings 297 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 297 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 23 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 20.2 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 410 mg
  • 137%
  • Sodium:
  • 355 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk eggs and sour cream in a bowl until creamy and smooth. Mix in cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Pour in egg mixture; cook, stirring constantly, until eggs reach the desired consistency. Mix in basil during final minutes of cooking.
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  1. 143 Ratings


You're right on using sour cream in eggs. It is a great dairy item to use even without the cheese. This is a great variation on a brilliant theme. My favorite is chive but any herb will do ju...

Mmmm this was a quick and easy breakfast. The only thing I added was a sprinkle of sharp cheddar cheese on top, just because I like the bite. I think this would be great to serve for breakfast...

Quick, easy and delicious breakfast! I used chives and shredded Colby-Jack cheese. Adding the sour cream gives the eggs a nice smooth texture. My whole family liked them. I love the fact tha...

I never added sour cream to scrambled eggs but Hubs and I found we enjoyed it. Since there was already mozzarella and fresh basil going on here I added halved grape tomatoes, instantly creating ...

Delicious breakfast. I added basil pesto because I love the galic taste. I can't believe I've been eating eggs so plain all these years.

It tastes wonderful. To add flavor, i mixed in minced garlic. I tried diced fresh tomato but i wouldn't recommend it, the fluid made everything sort of runny, even when it was all cooked.

Absolutely wonderful! I will never scramble eggs any other way!

Wow - these really are "Creamy and Cheesy"! I would have never thought to use sour cream in scrambled eggs before, but it was a nice change. I added a little garlic and used a combination of moz...

Loved this recipe for even a late night snack, I actually added diced tomatoes and jalepenos, it gave a great twist and a little flare. My husband and I are huge fans of spicy, savory food! Al...