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Healthy Ham And Pesto Scrambled Egg Pitas Recipe

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, but it’s arguably the most delicious. Start the day right with this creamy pesto scrambled egg pitas recipe, complete with all the not-so-naughty trimmings including shaved ham, lettuce and fresh basil pesto paste.

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6 eggs

2 tbsp cream

1 tbsp fresh basil pesto paste

20g butter

300g shaved ham

2 large lettuce leaves

2 wheat pitta bread cut in half

Method

  1. Lightly beat the eggs with the cream and pesto.
  2. Heat the butter in a non-stick saucepan. When melted and bubbling, add the egg mixture.
  3. Cook while stirring for two minutes or until just set.
  4. Heat the ham in the same pan until becoming slightly crispy on the edges.
  5. Carefully open the pita pockets, place in a lettuce leaf, then the ham and spoon in the scrambled egg.
  6. Serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy of Eggs Australia

Quick And Easy Baghdad Eggs With Quinoa Recipe

If you’re pressed time and are about to head to the supermarket to pick up a ready-made frozen meal for dinner, stop! This baghdad eggs with quinoa recipe from Eggs Australia is super simple, packed with different vitamins and minerals and includes high quality protein, meaning you’re more likely to meet your daily nutritional requirements than that of a plastic-tasting pasta dish. It’s also inexpensive, versatile and really tasty. Need we say more?

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Serves 4

Ingredients

8 eggs

2 cups cooked quinoa

40g butter

1 clove garlic, minced

2 tsp ground cumin

1 lemon juice

2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Toasted flatbread

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Lightly grease 4 x 1 cup capacity baking dishes with a little butter.
  3. Divide the cooked quinoa between the four dishes and crack two eggs into each dish.
  4. In a small pan, melt the butter until it stats to foam, then add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until it changes colour.
  5. Add the cumin, lemon juice and mint and seasoning then pour it evenly over the egg dishes.
  6. Place in to the oven for 12 minutes, cooking longer if firmer eggs are required.
  7. Serve immediately with toasted flatbread.