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Cheesy Ham and Eggs Recipe

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Ingredients 

Serves: 4

  • 6 large eggs (organic if preferred)
  • ¼ cup of fat-free or skim milk
  • 1 cup of ham, diced
  • ¼ cup of onions, chopped
  • ¼ cup of green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 cup of cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of chives, chopped

Cheesy Ham and Eggs Recipe

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Directions

  1. Dice about a cup of pre-cooked ham into small cube pieces. In a separate dish, chop the onions, green peppers and chives into small pieces. Add the vegetables to a medium frying pan coated with a thin layer of spray butter over medium heat. Set the ham aside.
  2. Cook the vegetables for roughly 4 to 5 minutes. Turn the heat down to medium-low and add the ham. Stir the ham and vegetables occasionally until the meat begins to slightly brown. Once fully cooked, remove the pan from the heat and set aside.
  3. Crack the eggs into a mixing bowl. Whisk the eggs as you stir in the milk, salt and pepper. Beat the eggs until the yolk and egg whites mix thoroughly in with the milk.
  4. Add about a tablespoon of butter to a large skillet over medium heat. Tilt the pan to coat the entire pan with an even layer of melted butter. Carefully pour the egg mixture into the pan without turning.
  5. Once the egg is slightly heated but liquid is still visible, pour the cooked vegetable mixture on top of the eggs in an even layer. Allow the eggs and vegetables to cook.
  6. Using a spatula, gently lift the edges of the egg and push the mixture towards the center. Continue to chop and divide the egg mixture while occasionally turning.
  7. Once liquid is no longer visible, scatter the cheddar cheese on top of the mixture and turn the heat down low. Allow the eggs to sit on the heated pan for an additional 1 to 2 minutes, or until the cheese has fully melted. Remove and serve immediately.

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