Creamy Cheesy Scrambled Eggs with Basil


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.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
2 servings


  • 4 eggs

  • 3 tablespoons sour cream

  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 teaspoons butter

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil


  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.

Editor's Note:

Please note differences in ingredient amounts and serving sizes when following the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

297 Calories
23g Fat
3g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 297
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 410mg 137%
Sodium 433mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 303mg 23%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 194mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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