Lucy Meck's quinoa scrambled eggs

  • Serves: 2
  • Prep: 10mins
  • Cook: 5mins

Ingredients

  • 80g quinoa (red, white or mixed), rinsed
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 spring onions or ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red pepper, diced
  • 5 medium British Lion eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp roughly chopped basil, parsley, dill or coriander
  • 150g cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 small ripe avocado, diced
  • Lemon, to serve.

Method

  1. Cook quinoa according to pack instructions, drain well.
  2. Heat oil in a large frying pan, add onions and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes, add the eggs and cook over a medium heat, stirring until about half cooked. Add in the quinoa and herbs, season and cook for a further minute until the eggs are cooked through.
  3. Toss together the tomatoes and avocado with a squeeze of lemon juice. Spoon the quinoa scramble onto plates, top with the salsa and serve.

Cooks tips

Add a pinch of chilli flakes if you like. You can use any leftover cooked vegetables in here too.

Click on the stars to rate this recipe:

4.4 / 5 rating (15 votes)

You might also like

Follow us on Instagram @egg_recipes

Try @thefoodmedic savoury miso porridge with a perfect poached egg. Healthy and filling - the best start to the day! #breakfast #healthyfood #porridge #savouryporridge #poachedeggsWhat's your favourite ingredient to pair with eggs? Is it one of the classic combos above or something else? Let us know in the comments below #eggs #foodie #foodpics #instafoodSimple no fuss summer salad #summerfood #salad #healthy #igfood #foodpics #instafoodieAre you treating dad today? Is he more Eggs Benedict or Full English? #eggs #eggrecipes #fathersday #breakfast #instafoodie #eggsbenedict